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Population in 2012: 254,555 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.7%
Males: 122,568  (48.2%)
Females: 131,987  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  34.6 years
Indiana median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 46774, 46802, 46803, 46804, 46805, 46806, 46807, 46808, 46809, 46814, 46815, 46816, 46818, 46819, 46825, 46835, 46845.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,540 (it was $36,518 in 2000)
Fort Wayne:

$42,540
IN:

$46,974
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,011

Fort Wayne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,900 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Fort Wayne:

$98,900
IN:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,563; Detached houses: $125,788; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,833; In 2-unit structures: $56,562; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,770; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $57,524; Mobile homes: $87,214

Median gross rent in 2012: $634.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 46802, 46803, 46804, 46805, 46806, 46807, 46808, 46809, 46814, 46815, 46816, 46818, 46819, 46825, 46835, 46845.

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  • White alone - 171,592 (68.0%)
  • Black alone - 40,441 (16.0%)
  • Hispanic - 21,741 (8.6%)
  • Asian alone - 9,720 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 7,068 (2.8%)
  • Other race alone - 1,458 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 382 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.01%)

Races in Fort Wayne detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Wayne: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (27.5%), Irish (10.4%), English (7.1%), United States (7.0%), Subsaharan African (4.4%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1840

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,224 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Wayne:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Wayne city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

17,229 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:  6.8%
Indiana:  4.6%



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists there were 427 registered sex offenders living in Fort Wayne, Indiana as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Wayne to the number of sex offenders is 596 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $937 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $864 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (142.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: New Haven, IN (2.4 miles ), Huntertown, IN (3.3 miles ), Leo-Cedarville, IN (3.3 miles ), Hoagland, IN (3.4 miles ), Grabill, IN (3.5 miles ), Harlan, IN (3.7 miles ), Zanesville, IN (3.7 miles ), Ossian, IN (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 145 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 205 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 1999: 184 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2001: 265 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2002: 312 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2003: 312 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2004: 315 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2005: 331 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2006: 231 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2007: 173 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2008: 138 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2009: 86 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.08 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Fort Wayne nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City That Saved Itself, Summit City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +31,945 (+12.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 90,783 (80.2%)

Area code: 260

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Crime rates in Fort Wayne by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 20232419222518242518232422
per 100,000 9.911.111.59.010.011.38.09.710.07.28.99.48.6
Rapes 9092113118968480859675969493
per 100,000 44.744.554.255.843.438.135.634.238.229.837.436.936.2
Robberies 420609454354305375404407479485314310447
per 100,000 208.7294.4217.9167.5138.0170.0179.7163.8190.7192.8122.2121.6174.2
Assaults 290348255281234248206246216298313357369
per 100,000 144.1168.2122.4133.0105.9112.491.699.086.0118.4121.8140.0143.8
Burglaries 1,8192,0132,0302,1882,0732,2332,1282,1292,4102,2692,1401,8882,025
per 100,000 903.8973.0974.21035.4938.11012.4946.5857.0959.4901.9832.7740.4789.1
Thefts 8,2209,0168,2688,1457,9897,8417,9347,3127,2386,6836,4336,7687,073
per 100,000 4084.24358.03967.63854.43615.33555.03529.02943.42881.42656.42503.02654.32756.2
Auto thefts 1,2561,1901,008780801658705642666427287380417
per 100,000 624.1575.2483.7369.1362.5298.3313.6258.4265.1169.7111.7149.0162.5
Arson 9811111711497131126729645504157
per 100,000 48.753.756.153.943.959.456.029.038.217.919.516.122.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 432.1477.6430.3403.6363.7370.9356.2320.3335.1308.7281.7288.4311.8

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Crime rate in Fort Wayne detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 498 (439 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Indiana average:

1.96

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Fort Wayne, Indiana accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.0%
Indiana:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care (20%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Fort Wayne-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Fort Wayne city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

On 5/16/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Wayne-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Indiana state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from Fort Wayne center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jenna Fischer - Actress, Bruce Nauman - Conceptual artist, Gray Morrow - Illustrator, Jon Fitch - Martial artist, Johnny Bright - Player of and football, James R. Clapper - US government official, Robert Thieme - Christian cleric, Patrick M. Byrne - President, Shelley Long - Actress, Rod Woodson - College football player.

Main business address for: TOWER FINANCIAL CORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS), INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER CO (ELECTRIC SERVICES), STEEL DYNAMICS INC (STEEL WORKS, BLAST FURNACES ROLLING MILLS (COKE OVENS)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Wayne:

  • DAVITA - FORT WAYNE HOME DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 3124 E. STATE BLVD., SUITE 5B)
  • DAVITA - FORT WAYNE SOUTH (Dialysis Facility, 302 E. PETTIT AVE.)
  • DAVITA - FORT WAYNE WEST (Dialysis Facility, 4916 ILLINOIS ROAD, SUITE 118)
  • FMC - DUPONT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 10204 EAST DUPONT CIRCLE DRIVE)
  • LAKE AVENUE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 3909 LAKE AVENUE)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT WAYNE (Home Health Center, 2200 LAKE AVE STE 150)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 2700 S LAFAYETTE ST STE 210)
  • DIVINE HOME HEALTHCARE INC (Home Health Center, 5215 N BEND DR)
  • HEARTLAND HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1315 DIRECTORS ROW STE 210)
  • HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 6202 CONSTITUTION HILL STE C)
  • HOME HEALTH NETWORK INC, THE (Home Health Center, 6333 CONSTITUTION DR)
  • HOME NURSING SERVICES (Home Health Center, 528 W WASHINGTON BLVD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF FORT WAYNE (Home Health Center, 310 E DUPONT RD STE 1)
  • LOVING CARE AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, 220 INSURANCE DR STE C)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, 4646 W JEFFERSON BLVD STE 100)
  • PARKVIEW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 1900 CAREW ST STE 6)
  • PEDIATRIC NURSING SPECIALISTS OF INDIANA (Home Health Center, 6523 CONSTITUTION DR)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSP HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 700 BROADWAY)
  • SUMMIT HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2510 E DUPONT RD STE 237)
  • UNIVERSAL HOME HEALTH OF INDIANA (Home Health Center, 6610 CONSTITUTION DR)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE HOME INC (Home Health Center, 5910 HOMESTEAD RD)
  • AWS (Hospital, 2331 CANDLEWICK DR)
  • CHARTER BEACON BEHARIORAL HELATH SYSTE (Hospital, 1720 BEACON STREET)
  • DUPONT HOSPITAL LLC (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2520 E DUPONT RD)
  • DUPONT SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, 2510 EAST DUPONT ROAD, SUITE 130)
  • EASTER SEALS ARC OF NORTHEAST (Hospital, 4724 GLENMARY DR)
  • FORT WAYNE STATE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, 4900 ST JOE ROAD)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 1315 DIRECTORS ROW, SUITE 210)
  • INTENSIVE HOSPITAL OF FORT WAYNE INC (Hospital, 700 BROADWAY)
  • LUTHERAN HOSPITAL OF INDIANA (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, provides emergency services, 7950 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF FORT WAYNE (Hospital, 312 E DUPONT RD, STE 200)
  • ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL AT PARKVIEW NORTH LLC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11130 PARKVIEW CIRCLE DR)
  • PARK CENTER INC (Hospital, 909 E STATE BLVD)
  • PARKVIEW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 2270 LAKE AVE, SUITE 200)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11109 PARKVIEW PLAZA DRIVE)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, 7970 WEST JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-FT WAYNE (Hospital, 700 BROADWAY 7TH FLOOR EAST)
  • SOUTHERNCARE FORT WAYNE (Hospital, 4666 WEST JEFFERSON, SUITE 170)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 700 BROADWAY)
  • THE ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL OF LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWOR (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, provides emergency services, 7952 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, 3335 SANIBEL DRIVE)
  • VOCA CORPORATION OF INDIANA (Hospital, 3814 WALDEN RUN)
  • ARBORS AT FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 2827 NORTHGATE BOULEVARD)
  • ASHTON CREEK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4111 PARK PLACE DRIVE)
  • BETHANY CARE CENTER OF FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 2440 BOWSER AVENUE)
  • BETHLEHEM WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 4430 ELSDALE DR)
  • BYRON HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, 12101 LIMA RD)
  • CANTERBURY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2827 NORTHGATE BLVD)
  • COURTLAND HEALTH AND REHAB CEN (Nursing Home, 3555 SPY RUN EXTENDED)
  • COVENTRY MEADOWS (Nursing Home, 7843 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • COVINGTON MANOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 5700 WILKIE DR)
  • COVINGTON MANOR NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 5700 WILKIE DRIVE)
  • DOVE TREE (Nursing Home, 4430 ELSDALE DRIVE)
  • ENGLEWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2237 ENGLE RD)
  • FAIRFIELD HLTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, 2626 FAIRFIELD AVE)
  • FAIRFIELD VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 2626 FAIRFIELD AVENUE)
  • FORT WAYNE ADL CENTER (Nursing Home, 2402 N BEACON STREET)
  • GLENBROOK REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 3811 PARNELL AVE)
  • GOLDEN YEARS HOMESTEAD (Nursing Home, 3136 GOEGLEIN RD)
  • HERITAGE PARK (Nursing Home, 2001 HOBSON RD)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 6006 BRANDY CHASE COVE)
  • KINGSTON CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1010 WEST WASHINGTON CENTER ROAD)
  • KINGSTON CARE CENTER OF FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 1010 W WASHINGTON CENTER RD)
  • LAWTON NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1649 SPY RUN AVE)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 1649 SPY RUN AVENUE)
  • LUTHERAN LIFE VILLAGES (Nursing Home, 6701 S ANTHONY BLVD)
  • LUTHERAN TRANSITIONAL CARE (Nursing Home, 7950 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • MEDCO PLAZA OF FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 3636 NEWPORT ROAD)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, 5544 E STATE BLVD)
  • MILLERS MERRY MANOR INC (Nursing Home, 5544 EAST STATE BOULEVARD)
  • PARKVIEW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL-CCC (Nursing Home, 2200 RANDALLIA DR)
  • PARNELL PARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3811 PARNELL AVE)
  • REGENCY PLACE OF FORT WAYNE (Nursing Home, 6006 BRANDY CHASE COVE)
  • REHAB HOSP OF FT WAYNE TRANS CR UNIT (Nursing Home, 7970 WEST JEFFERSON BOULEVARD)
  • RENAISSANCE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 6050 S CR 800 E 92)
  • RIVERBEND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 7519 WINCHESTER RD)
  • RIVERVIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2827 NORTHGATE BOULEVARD)
  • SAINT ANNE HOME (Nursing Home, 1900 RANDALLIA DR)
  • SUMMIT CITY NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, 2940 N CLINTON ST)
  • THREE RIVERS CONVALESCENT CTR (Nursing Home, 2940 NORTH CLINTON ST)
  • TOWNE HOUSE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, 2209 ST JOE CENTER RD)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT OF ST JOSEPH (Nursing Home, 700 BROADWAY TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1400 MEDICAL PARK DR)
  • WILLOW RIDGE (Nursing Home, 2001 HOBSON RD)
  • WOODVIEW HEALTHCARE INC (Nursing Home, 3420 E STATE BLVD)

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Local government website: www.cityoffortwayne.org

Colleges/Universities in Fort Wayne:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 8,540; Location: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd; Public; Website: www.ipfw.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast (FT enrollment: 4,903; Location: 3800 N Anthony Blvd; Public; Website: www.ivytech.edu/fortwayne/)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (FT enrollment: 2,524; Location: 1600 E Washington Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.indianatech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne (FT enrollment: 1,679; Location: 3000 E.Coliseum Blvd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne (FT enrollment: 1,608; Location: 2701 Spring St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sf.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • International Business College (FT enrollment: 603; Location: 5699 Coventry Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: ibcfortwayne.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne (FT enrollment: 574; Location: 2810 Dupont Commerce Court; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Harrison College-Fort Wayne (FT enrollment: 434; Location: 6413 N Clinton St; Private, for-profit; Website: harrison.edu)
  • Concordia Theological Seminary (FT enrollment: 295; Location: 6600 N Clinton St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ctsfw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Masters of Cosmetology College (FT enrollment: 153; Location: 1732 Bluffton Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mastersofcosmetology.com)
  • Ravenscroft Beauty College (FT enrollment: 148; Location: 6110 Stellhorn Rd; Private, for-profit)
  • Rudae's School of Beauty Culture (FT enrollment: 144; Location: 5317 Coldwater Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rudaes.com)
  • Trine University-Fort Wayne Regional Campus (FT enrollment: 137; Location: 9910 Dupont Circle Drive East; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.trine.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne (FT enrollment: 48; Location: 4122 Lima Road, Unit A5; Private, for-profit)
  • Taylor University Fort Wayne (Location: 1025 W Rudisill Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: fw.taylor.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fort Wayne:

  • Taylor University (about 48 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,016)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 48 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,899)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 56 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 3,486)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 63 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)
  • Ball State University (about 63 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 17,693)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo (about 65 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,468)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-East Central (about 65 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 4,391)

Biggest public high schools in Fort Wayne:

Private high schools in Fort Wayne:

  • BISHOP DWENGER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,062; Location: 1300 E WASHINGTON CENTER RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CANTERBURY SCHOOL (Students: 914; Location: 3210 SMITH RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 740; Location: 7400 E STATE BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 679; Location: 1601 SAINT JOE RIVER DR; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 550; Location: 333 E PAULDING RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • KEYSTONE SCHOOLS (Students: 161; Location: 1800 LAVERNE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CROSSROAD SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 2525 LAKE AVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN COLL PREP DAY SCH INT (Students: 26; Location: 6314 COVINGTON RD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CORNERSTONE COLLEGE PREP SCHOOL (Students: 25; Location: 3815 W JEFFERSON BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • THE CHURCH IN FORT WAYNE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 6; Location: 1015 E MAPLE GROVE AVE; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 823; Location: 4910 TRIER RD; Grades: KG - 9)
  • ST VINCENT DE PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 694; Location: 1720 E WALLEN RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • ST JUDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 571; Location: 2110 PEMBERTON DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH - ST ELIZABETH SCHOOL (Students: 487; Location: 2211 BROOKLYN AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 420; Location: 4245 LAKE AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 370; Location: 3425 CRESCENT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 4500 FAIRFIELD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST ELIZABETH ANN SETON SCH (Students: 289; Location: 2211 BROOKLYNN AVE; Grades: KG - 4)
  • QUEEN OF ANGELS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 1600 W STATE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PETERS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 203; Location: 7810 MAYSVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Fort Wayne, map of school districts: FORT WAYNE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, EAST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS

Library in Fort Wayne:

  • ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $22,873,297; Location: 900 LIBRARY PLAZA; 3,716,544 books; 125,705 audio materials; 100,278 video materials; 38 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 6,243 print serial subscriptions; 30 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Wayne: Orchard Ridge Country Club (A), Maplewood Plaza (B), Northwood Plaza (C), Georgetown Square (D), Glenbrook Square (E), Zollner Stadium (F), Fort Wayne Country Club (G), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 10 (H), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 11 (I), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 14 (J), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 17 (K), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 2 (L), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 9 (M), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 6 (N), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 8 (O), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 7 (P), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 5 (Q), Fort Wayne Fire Department Station 4 (R), Fort Wayne Fire Academy (S), Fort Wayne Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Decatur Road Shopping Center (1), Ayr-Way West Shopping Center (2), The Uncommons Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Wayne include: Bethany Church (A), Highland Bethel Church (B), Memorial Church (C), Elmhurst Church (D), Souls Harbor Church (E), Fairhaven Mission (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Pauls Cemetery (1), Hatfield Cemetery (2), Prairie Grove Cemetery (3), Saint Johns Cemetery (4), Concordia Gardens Cemetery (5), Lindenwood Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mirror Lake (A), Shoaff Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spy Run Creek (A), Saint Joseph River (B), Willowdale Creek (C), Bullerman Branch (D), Becketts Run (E), Saint Marys River (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Wayne include: Weisser Park (1), Johnny Appleseed Memorial Park (2), Williams Park (3), Kettler Park (4), Hamilton Park (5), Hanna Park (6), Psi Ote Park (7), Sherman Park (8), Bob Arnold Northside Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: African American Historical Museum (436 East Douglas Avenue) (1), Firefighters Museum (226 West Washington Boulevard) (2), Corvette Classics LLC (Museums; 6702 Pointe Inverness Way) (3), Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation - Diehm Museum (600 Franke Park Drive) (4), Allen CO Fort Wayne Historical Society & Museum (302 East Berry Street) (5), Children's Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3411 Sherman Boulevard) (6), Concordia Theological Seminary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 6600 Clinton Street) (7), Lincoln Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 200 East Berry Street) (8), Chief Richardville House (Historical Places & Services; 5705 Bluffton Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn Airport Plaza (3939 West Ferguson Road) (1), Purofirst of Allen County (919 Sherman Boulevard) (2), Hometown Inn (6910 E Us Hwy 30) (3), Best Inns of America Inc (3017 West Coliseum Boulevard) (4), Midwest Motel (7021 USHighway 30 East) (5), Baymont Inn (1005 West Washington Center Road) (6), Hampton Inn of Fort Wayne Southwest (8219 West Jefferson Boulevard) (7), Klopfenstein Inn & Suites (1212 Magnavox Way) (8), Days Inn (3730 East Washington Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Allen County - Superior Court- Juvenile Probation Department- Probation - Juvenile- South Proba (2211 Fairfield Avenue) (1), Allen County - Superior Court- Juvenile Probation Department- Probation - Juvenile- North Proba (2929 North Wells Street) (2), United States Government - Courts Us Bankruptcy- Judge Bankruptcy C (1300 South Harrison Street Rm 2128) (3), Allen County Of Continued - Gull Frances C- Superior Court- Judges- Scheibenberger Kenne (Courthouse) (4), Indiana State - License Branch-Bmv- Pine Valley (10256 Coldwater Road) (5), Indiana State - License Branch-Bmv- Whitley County (120 West Main Street) (6), Allen County Of Continued - Superior Court Continued- Judges Continued- Probate Commissi (Courthouse) (7), Allen County Of Continued - Superior Court- Central Scheduling Ofc (Courthouse) (8), United States Government - Courts Us Bankruptcy- Clerk Bankruptcy C (1300 South Harrison Street Rm 1188) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.7. This is about average.
City:

36.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Wayne and their reported violations in the past:

FORT WAYNE - 3 RIVERS FILTRATION PLANT (Population served: 250000, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-30-1997)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-20-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2001 and APR-01-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-27-2001 to APR-01-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2000 to APR-01-2004)
AQUA SOURCE- NORTH END WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 30900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2004), St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
AQUA SOURCE- ABOITE (Population served: 25681, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
PIGEON CREEK REST AREA (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY COURT ESTATES (Population served: 695, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-10-1999), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2000 and NOV-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-27-2000 to APR-01-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
BLUE RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-16-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-16-1999), St Public Notif received (JUL-20-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-01-2000 and APR-18-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2000), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2001)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
RED CEDAR CENTER (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006)
SUBURBAN BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 89, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif received (JUL-23-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Wayne that have no violations reported:

  • NINE MILE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COVES OF LAKE JAMES (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Indiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Wayne, IN

People in group quarters in Fort Wayne in 2010:

  • 1,643 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,367 people in college/university student housing
  • 774 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 686 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 281 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 255 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 140 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 81 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 45 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 44 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 27 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 6 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Fort Wayne in 2000:

  • 1,988 people in nursing homes
  • 797 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 637 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 564 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 479 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 144 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 116 people in other group homes
  • 98 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 51 people in religious group quarters
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 23 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in halfway houses
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Fort Wayne compared to Indiana state average:

Fort Wayne, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Capacity: 13,000.

Banks with most branches in Fort Wayne (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 15 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 12 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • STAR Financial Bank: 8 branches. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,622.5 mil, Deposits: $1,346.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Star Financial Group, Inc.
  • Fifth Third Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Tower Bank & Trust Company: Covington Plaza Financial Center Bra, Waynedale Branch, Southwest Branch, Northeast Branch, Dupont Branch, at 116 East Berry Street. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $701.8 mil, Deposits: $606.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Tower Financial Corporation
  • 1st Source Bank: North Anthony Branch, Ft Wayne Downtown Branch, East State Branch, Covington Plaza Branch, Dupont Village Branch, Waynedale Branch. Info updated 2008/06/16: Bank assets: $4,361.6 mil, Deposits: $3,520.6 mil, headquarters in South Bend, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 79 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Source Corporation
  • Grabill Bank: Dupont Branch, Fort Wayne Branch, Southwest Branch, Fort Wayne Trust Department Office, Northbrook Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $619.4 mil, Deposits: $458.4 mil, headquarters in Grabill, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Alliance Banks, Inc.
  • Lake City Bank: Fort Wayne North Branch, Fort Wayne Jefferson Branch, Fort Wayne Southwest Branch, Fort Wayne Northeast Branch. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation
  • 11 other banks with 16 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Wayne, Indiana:

  • Baymont Inn-fort Wayne, 1005 W Wash CTR Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 , Phone: (260) 489-2220, Fax: (260) 489-4579
  • Days Inn, 5250 Distribution Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 , Phone: (260) 484-9681, Fax: (260) 483-2217
  • Fair Oak Motel, 6511 Bluffton Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 , Phone: (260) 747-6915
  • Quality Hotel, 3330 W Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 , Phone: (800) 424-6423, Fax: (260) 482-7429
  • Lees Inn, 5707 Challenger Pkwy, Fort Wayne, IN 46818 , Phone: (260) 489-8888, Fax: (260) 489-4354
  • Plaza Inn, 3527 W Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46808 , Phone: (260) 482-4511, Fax: (260) 482-4511
  • Ramada Inn, 1212 Magnavox Way, Fort Wayne, IN 46804 , Phone: (260) 432-0511, Fax: (260) 432-9764
  • Travelodge Ft. Wayne/New Haven, 4606 State Rd 930 E, Fort Wayne, IN 46803 , Phone: (260) 422-9511, Fax: (260) 969-1517
  • 44 other hotels and motels
All 52 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Wayne travel time to work - commute


Fort Wayne mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Neighborhoods in Fort Wayne:

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Religion statistics for Fort Wayne city (based on Allen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.19%
Here50.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents34.6%15.3%9.0%7.5%2.9%
Congregations8.2%11.3%12.4%6.5%3.4%
NameMissionary ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%2.2%2.2%21.2%
Congregations4.1%2.4%2.7%0.7%48.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
Here:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Allen County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
This county:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
Allen County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

8.9%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.9%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
Indiana:

14.3%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 40$173,604$52,0811$1,196
Other Government Administration 41$150,337$44,0012$1,092
Judicial and Legal 32$121,028$45,3860$0
Police Protection - Officers 430$2,126,233$59,3370$0
Police - Other 128$436,118$40,88647$25,928
Firefighters 374$1,569,414$50,3560$0
Fire - Other 18$33,349$22,2330$0
Streets and Highways 204$776,273$45,6632$2,743
Health 15$41,862$33,4909$9,992
Solid Waste Management 7$27,024$46,3270$0
Sewerage 108$425,943$47,3270$0
Parks and Recreation 146$498,666$40,986106$73,848
Housing and Community Development(Local) 68$302,348$53,3561$1,687
Natural Resources 2$9,376$56,2560$0
Water Supply 148$651,514$52,8250$0
Transit 104$357,379$41,23615$17,032
Other and Unallocable 79$254,269$38,6232$3,390
Totals for Government 1,944$7,954,737$49,103185$136,908

Fort Wayne government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $10,352,000 ($40.67)
    Sewerage: $4,788,000 ($18.81)
    General - Other: $900,000 ($3.54)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $46,209,000 ($181.53)
    Police Protection: $39,470,000 ($155.05)
    Sewerage: $32,608,000 ($128.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $27,551,000 ($108.23)
    Water Utilities: $22,098,000 ($86.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,046,000 ($70.89)
    Regular Highways: $16,524,000 ($64.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,198,000 ($36.13)
    Transit Utilities: $6,911,000 ($27.15)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,173,000 ($20.32)
    Financial Administration: $4,679,000 ($18.38)
    Central Staff Services: $2,309,000 ($9.07)
    Health - Other: $2,176,000 ($8.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,319,000 ($5.18)
    Parking Facilities: $857,000 ($3.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $427,000 ($1.68)
    Natural Resources - Other: $328,000 ($1.29)
    Air Transportation: $0 ($0.00)
    Electric Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,268,000 ($36.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $8,451,000 ($33.20)
    Regular Highways: $1,247,000 ($4.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $852,000 ($3.35)
    Transit Utilities: $503,000 ($1.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $433,000 ($1.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $217,000 ($0.85)
    Financial Administration: $205,000 ($0.81)
    Police Protection: $142,000 ($0.56)
    Parking Facilities: $10,000 ($0.04)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.02)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($0.02)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.00)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $119,917,000 ($471.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $926,000 ($3.64)

Fort Wayne government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,935,000 ($149.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,180,000 ($36.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,526,000 ($21.71)
    All Other: $4,359,000 ($17.12)
    Regular Highways: $3,063,000 ($12.03)
    Parking Facilities: $824,000 ($3.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,511,000 ($17.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,341,000 ($40.62)
    All Other: $145,000 ($0.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,819,000 ($50.36)
    Interest Earnings: $5,768,000 ($22.66)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,443,000 ($5.67)
    Special Assessments: $748,000 ($2.94)
    Rents: $396,000 ($1.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $217,000 ($0.85)
    Sale of Property: $49,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $25,850,000 ($101.55)
    Transit Utilities: $1,007,000 ($3.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $18,327,000 ($72.00)
    All Other: $8,363,000 ($32.85)
    Transit Utilities: $1,499,000 ($5.89)
  • Tax - Property: $64,976,000 ($255.25)
    Individual Income: $16,207,000 ($63.67)
    NEC: $10,044,000 ($39.46)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,838,000 ($7.22)
    Other License: $1,636,000 ($6.43)
    Public Utilities Sales: $552,000 ($2.17)

Fort Wayne government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,901,000 ($710.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $129,175,000 ($507.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,239,000 ($264.14)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,782,000 ($238.78)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $58,073,000 ($228.14)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,513,000 ($60.94)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,709,000 ($10.64)

Fort Wayne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,711,000 ($93.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $126,268,000 ($496.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,453,000 ($406.41)

4.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,756 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Indiana average:

6.54%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.04%
Indiana average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from DeKalb County, IN  0.23% ($35,052 average AGI)
from Whitley County, IN  0.22% ($45,237)
from Noble County, IN  0.20% ($31,742)


4.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,051 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Indiana average:

6.56%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($152 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.03%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marion County, IN  0.29% ($31,042 average AGI)
to Whitley County, IN  0.22% ($42,401)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.20% ($39,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Wayne:

  • WLYV (1450 AM; 1 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: MIDWEST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFCV (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WONO (1380 AM; 5 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WGL (1250 AM; 2 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Wayne:

  • WAJI (95.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WLAB (88.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA DISTTRICT OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH - MO SYNOD, INC.)
  • WNHT (96.3 FM; CHURUBUSCO, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBCL (90.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBNI-FM (89.1 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NE IN., INC.)
  • WMEE (97.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W277AK (103.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WJFX (107.9 FM; NEW HAVEN, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE RADIO CORP.)
  • W209AW (89.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE)
  • WQHK-FM (105.1 FM; DECATUR, IN; Owner: JAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHI (106.3 FM; COLUMBIA CITY, IN; Owner: JAMMIN' BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBYR (98.9 FM; VAN WERT, OH; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCYT (91.1 FM; LAFAYETTE TOWNSHIP, IN; Owner: SOUTHWEST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOLS)
  • WBTU (93.3 FM; KENDALLVILLE, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • W204BF (88.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC.)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Wayne:

  • DW68BN (Channel 68; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: ZONATION BROADCASTING)
  • W45AG (Channel 45; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRAN STAR, INC.)
  • WANE-TV (Channel 15; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: INDIANA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WISE-TV (Channel 33; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: NVG-FORT WAYNE II, LLC)
  • WPTA (Channel 21; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: WPTA-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFWA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WFFT-TV (Channel 55; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: QUOROM OF FT. WAYNE LICENSE, LLC)
  • W66BD (Channel 53; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TELEVISION)
  • W07CL (Channel 7; AUBURN, IN; Owner: THE RAYMOND S. AND DOROTHY N. MOORE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W39AA (Channel 39; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: FORT WAYNE PUBLIC TELEVISION INC.)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fort Wayne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 192
Total length: 971 meters (3,186ft)
Total costs: $23,525,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,138,633
Total average daily truck traffic: 332,927

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 7
  • 1950-1959: 14
  • 1960-1969: 69
  • 1970-1979: 17
  • 1980-1989: 15
  • 1990-1999: 29
  • 2000-2009: 25
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Wayne, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Wayne)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 552 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Wayne, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1247 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Wayne)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Wayne)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 207 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full and 16 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED988$84,578463$79,4222,302$92,054202$20,82718$645,848196$70,0374$31,173
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED60$78,07223$57,206194$96,28636$16,7970$018$70,1192$27,290
APPLICATIONS DENIED154$83,071113$69,690919$86,299271$16,2731$14,000,00068$64,0608$143,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN83$83,72347$67,934687$85,18685$32,9601$2,911,76043$52,2340$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS23$82,43922$65,211209$87,16812$35,4100$013$48,5901$64,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 63 tracts in Fort Wayne, IN

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 35 full and 14 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED121$94,724135$100,4492$43,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED39$99,21550$98,0056$66,443
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$80,42516$101,0771$68,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$84,29612$107,3020$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$79,9803$127,5630$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1315
  • Hazardous Condition: 1318
  • Service Call: 229
  • Good Intent Call: 39

Incident types - Fort Wayne


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Wayne, IN

Most common first names in Fort Wayne, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,69079.0 years
Robert1,58772.0 years
John1,45474.6 years
William1,35374.7 years
James1,12970.9 years
Helen95380.3 years
Charles93675.1 years
George79975.9 years
Ruth76480.2 years
Richard72070.2 years
Most common last names in Fort Wayne, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith71375.5 years
Miller63277.6 years
Johnson44374.0 years
Brown34375.3 years
Jones29572.5 years
Williams25871.0 years
Martin20973.6 years
Davis20072.4 years
Jackson17770.9 years
Moore17573.7 years
Businesses in Fort Wayne, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1La Quinta1
AT&T6La-Z-Boy1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Furniture4
Aeropostale2LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza4
Applebee's4Long John Silver's1
Arby's12Lowe's3
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone2Marriott6
Avenue1Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Banana Republic1Maurices2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's13
Bath & Body Works2Men's Wearhouse1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Menards3
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity4
Blockbuster4New Balance3
Buffalo Wild Wings3New York & Co1
Burger King6Nike23
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot3
CVS7Old Navy2
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chick-Fil-A2Panda Express2
Chico's1Panera Bread2
Cold Stone Creamery1Papa John's Pizza5
Comfort Suites2Payless5
Cracker Barrel1Penske3
Curves5PetSmart1
Dairy Queen16Pier 1 Imports2
Days Inn1Pizza Hut11
Discount Tire2Quality1
Dunkin Donuts4Quiznos1
Extended Stay America1RadioShack1
Famous Footwear1Red Lobster1
Fashion Bug3Red Robin1
FedEx47Red Roof Inn1
Finish Line1Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Foot Locker1Sears1
Forever 211Shoe Carnival1
GNC4Sleep Inn1
GameStop5Spencer Gifts1
Gap1Sprint Nextel9
Goodwill5Staples1
Gymboree1Starbucks13
H&M1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
H&R Block14Subway31
Haworth1T-Mobile16
Hobby Lobby1T.G.I. Driday's1
Holiday Inn4T.J.Maxx1
Hollister Co.1Taco Bell9
Home Depot1Target3
Hot Topic1The Athlete's Foot1
Hyatt1Toys"R"Us4
IHOP3True Value1
JCPenney1U-Haul7
Jimmy John's3U.S. Cellular2
JoS. A. Bank1UPS77
Jones New York3Vans1
Journeys1Verizon Wireless4
KFC5Victoria's Secret2
Kmart2Walgreens13
Knights Inn1Walmart5
Kohl's3Wet Seal1
Kroger12YMCA7
Browse common businesses in Fort Wayne, IN


Fort Wayne on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parking facilities per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 (46819) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #49 (46805) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 (46804) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Alsatian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #87 (46816) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #88 (46806) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #91 (46816) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • Jay E. Bissontz (21)
  • Kyle E. Lappin (18)
  • Quan N. Nguyen (17)
  • Brian L. Beifus (16)
  • Ryan J. Schoenefeld (15)
  • Craig S. Tsukayama (13)
  • Said T. Gomaa (12)
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Total of 1158 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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