Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 265,904 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.3%
Males: 128,326  (48.3%)
Females: 137,578  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 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 2017: $46,599 (it was $36,518 in 2000)
Fort Wayne:

$46,599
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,279 (it was $18,517 in 2000)

Fort Wayne city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,900 (it was $73,100 in 2000)
Fort Wayne:

$117,900
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $132,930; detached houses: $132,347; townhouses or other attached units: $96,158; in 2-unit structures: $238,626; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,067; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,373; mobile homes: $132,946

Median gross rent in 2017: $721.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Wayne: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.8% for Black residents, 24.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 36.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.0% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Wayne, IN (2017)
    • 166,91265.5%White alone
    • 37,94114.9%Black alone
    • 24,7249.7%Hispanic
    • 14,0395.5%Asian alone
    • 10,4154.1%Two or more races
    • 6680.3%American Indian alone
    • 970.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 573 registered sex offenders living in Fort Wayne, Indiana as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Wayne is 456 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Wayne by year

Type

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2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
25
(11.3)
18
(8.0)
24
(9.7)
25
(10.0)
18
(7.2)
23
(8.9)
24
(9.4)
22
(8.6)
31
(12.2)
12
(4.7)
25
(9.6)
43
(16.4)
37
(13.9)
40
(14.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
84
(38.1)
80
(35.6)
85
(34.2)
96
(38.2)
75
(29.8)
96
(37.4)
94
(36.9)
93
(36.2)
95
(37.3)
104
(40.4)
97
(37.3)
95
(36.3)
136
(51.1)
131
(48.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
375
(170.0)
404
(179.7)
407
(163.8)
479
(190.7)
485
(192.8)
314
(122.2)
310
(121.6)
447
(174.2)
447
(175.4)
347
(134.9)
446
(171.7)
410
(156.7)
299
(112.3)
307
(114.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
248
(112.4)
206
(91.6)
246
(99.0)
216
(86.0)
298
(118.4)
313
(121.8)
357
(140.0)
369
(143.8)
376
(147.6)
353
(137.3)
416
(160.2)
492
(188.0)
480
(180.3)
546
(204.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,233
(1,012)
2,128
(946.5)
2,129
(857.0)
2,410
(959.4)
2,269
(901.9)
2,140
(832.7)
1,888
(740.4)
2,025
(789.1)
2,396
(940.3)
1,765
(686.3)
1,480
(569.9)
1,698
(649.0)
1,308
(491.3)
1,006
(375.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,841
(3,555)
7,934
(3,529)
7,312
(2,943)
7,238
(2,881)
6,683
(2,656)
6,433
(2,503)
6,768
(2,654)
7,073
(2,756)
7,025
(2,757)
6,223
(2,420)
6,131
(2,361)
6,812
(2,604)
6,626
(2,489)
5,453
(2,037)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
658
(298.3)
705
(313.6)
642
(258.4)
666
(265.1)
427
(169.7)
287
(111.7)
380
(149.0)
417
(162.5)
386
(151.5)
364
(141.5)
332
(127.8)
414
(158.2)
532
(199.8)
548
(204.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
131
(59.4)
126
(56.0)
72
(29.0)
96
(38.2)
45
(17.9)
50
(19.5)
41
(16.1)
57
(22.2)
25
(9.8)
45
(17.5)
49
(18.9)
68
(26.0)
94
(35.3)
40
(14.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)363.6349.2314.0328.5302.6276.1282.7305.6324.5265.8277.2308.8288.3268.5

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Wayne, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 531 (470 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (20.9%), American (11.6%), English (4.0%), Irish (3.7%), African (2.5%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/22/1840

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,368 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Wayne, Indiana map

21,929 residents are foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

8.2%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,126 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,002 (0.9%)

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 )

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: +22,898 (+9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 91,663 (75.5%)

Area code: 260

Distribution of median household income in Fort Wayne, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Wayne, IN in 2017

Property values in Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne satellite photo by USGS

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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
Number of permits per 10,000 Fort Wayne, IN residents
Average permit cost in Fort Wayne, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Indiana:

3.9%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Fort Wayne, IN
Historical housing units in Fort Wayne, IN
Most common industries in Fort Wayne, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (21.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Fort Wayne, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Registered nurses (2.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.2%)

Average climate in Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Fort Wayne, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.4. This is about average.

City:

74.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.447. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.447
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fort Wayne-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 75% 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 slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.5 miles away from Fort Wayne center
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 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 208.5 miles away from Fort Wayne center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 213.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Wayne topographic map

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 in Fort Wayne:

  • AWS (2331 CANDLEWICK DR)
  • DUPONT HOSPITAL LLC (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2520 E DUPONT RD)
  • EASTER SEALS ARC OF NORTHEAST (4724 GLENMARY DR)
  • HEARTLAND HOME HEALTH CARE AND HOSPICE (1315 DIRECTORS ROW, SUITE 210)
  • LUTHERAN HOSPITAL OF INDIANA (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 7950 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL AT PARKVIEW NORTH LLC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 11130 PARKVIEW CIRCLE DR)
  • PARKVIEW HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (2270 LAKE AVE, SUITE 200)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (7970 WEST JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • SOUTHERNCARE FORT WAYNE (4666 WEST JEFFERSON, SUITE 170)
  • THE ORTHOPAEDIC HOSPITAL OF LUTHERAN HEALTH NETWOR (Government - State, provides emergency services, 7952 W JEFFERSON BLVD)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Wayne:

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Colleges/Universities in Fort Wayne:

  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 10,126; Location: 2101 E Coliseum Blvd; Public; Website: www.ipfw.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (Full-time enrollment: 4,320; Location: 1600 E Washington Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.indianatech.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 2,075; Location: 2701 Spring St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sf.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 881; Location: 3000 E.Coliseum Blvd., Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses (Full-time enrollment: 486; Location: 9910 Dupont Circle Drive East; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.trine.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • International Business College-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 432; Location: 5699 Coventry Lane; Private, for-profit; Website: www.ibcfortwayne.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 332; Location: 2810 Dupont Commerce Court; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Ross Medical Education Center-Fort Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 260; Location: 4122 Lima Road, Unit A5; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rosseducation.edu)
  • Concordia Theological Seminary (Full-time enrollment: 232; Location: 6600 N Clinton St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ctsfw.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Ravenscroft Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 209; Location: 4530 Lahmeyer Road; Private, for-profit; Website: ravenscroftcollege.com)
  • Rudae's School of Beauty Culture-Ft Wayne (Full-time enrollment: 144; Location: 5317 Coldwater Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.rudaes.com)
  • Masters of Cosmetology College (Full-time enrollment: 124; Location: 1732 Bluffton Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.mastersofcosmetology.com)

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

  • Taylor University (about 48 miles; Upland, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 48 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • Northwest State Community College (about 51 miles; Archbold, OH; FT enrollment: 2,406)
  • University of Northwestern Ohio (about 56 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 4,231)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 63 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Ball State University (about 63 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 68 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Biggest public high schools in Fort Wayne:

Private high schools in Fort Wayne:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

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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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  • Indiana Institute of Technology (another college in Fort Wayne)

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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

Main business address in Fort Wayne include: TOWER FINANCIAL CORP (A), INDIANA MICHIGAN POWER CO (B). 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 US Highway 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

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.

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

AQUA INDIANA - ABOITE (Population served: 24,890, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-16-2013), St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-23-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2011), St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-04-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-04-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2014)
PIGEON CREEK REST AREA (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-09-2012), St Boil Water Order (JAN-09-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-28-2012 to MAY-24-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
PHILS ONE STOP #12 (Population served: 698, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COUNTRY COURT ESTATES (Population served: 348, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-10-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-2006), St Public Notif received (DEC-01-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2007)
PAINTBALL X PLEX (Population served: 174, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-01-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH LEO MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RED CEDAR CENTER (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2010), St Boil Water Order (JUN-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009)
SOUTHWEST ASSEMBLY OF GOD (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-15-2012)

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

  • FORT WAYNE - 3 RIVERS FILTRATION PLANT (Population served: 250,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Fort Wayne:

Marital status in Fort Wayne, IN
  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Wayne:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Wayne
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fort Wayne:

(Fort Wayne, Indiana Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant87,855248
Catholic56,89822
Mainline Protestant31,46176
Black Protestant10,10826
Other3,72318
Orthodox9315
None164,353-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
Allen County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 232
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

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

8.9%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

28.9%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Wayne:

43.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.3%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Wayne:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.8%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Wayne:

78.9%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Wayne, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 443$2,474,821$67,0380$0
Firefighters 337$1,732,333$61,6850$0
Streets and Highways 177$758,287$51,4091$886
Sewerage 158$776,530$58,97710$13,456
Parks and Recreation 143$577,247$48,44099$71,273
Police - Other 142$586,378$49,55355$34,011
Water Supply 136$655,068$57,8001$1,690
Transit 105$448,634$51,2728$13,729
Other and Unallocable 87$353,577$48,7691$2,159
Housing and Community Development (Local) 52$244,114$56,3340$0
Other Government Administration 50$241,096$57,8631$3,248
Financial Administration 42$213,648$61,0422$3,197
Health 42$164,599$47,0289$10,551
Fire - Other 26$104,065$48,0300$0
Solid Waste Management 9$35,291$47,0551$2,157
Judicial and Legal 3$22,902$91,6080$0
Natural Resources 1$4,705$56,4600$0
Totals for Government 1,953$9,393,295$57,716188$156,357

Fort Wayne government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $54,037,000 ($203.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $21,943,000 ($82.52)
    Water Utilities: $13,007,000 ($48.92)
    Parking Facilities: $10,214,000 ($38.41)
    General - Other: $6,867,000 ($25.83)
    Regular Highways: $6,625,000 ($24.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,651,000 ($9.97)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $72,523,000 ($272.74)
    General - Other: $48,443,000 ($182.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,004,000 ($139.16)
    Sewerage: $29,205,000 ($109.83)
    Water Utilities: $28,824,000 ($108.40)
    Regular Highways: $28,089,000 ($105.64)
    Transit Utilities: $17,656,000 ($66.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,640,000 ($62.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,244,000 ($34.76)
    Financial Administration: $9,189,000 ($34.56)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,187,000 ($30.79)
    Health - Other: $2,831,000 ($10.65)
    Central Staff Services: $2,812,000 ($10.58)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,268,000 ($4.77)
    Parking Facilities: $570,000 ($2.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $136,000 ($0.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $25,557,000 ($96.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,374,000 ($39.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $5,763,000 ($21.67)
    Regular Highways: $296,000 ($1.11)
    Police Protection: $133,000 ($0.50)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($0.17)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,711,000 ($13.96)

Fort Wayne government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $69,435,000 ($261.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,343,000 ($38.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,764,000 ($17.92)
    Parking Facilities: $1,367,000 ($5.14)
    Housing and Community Development: $750,000 ($2.82)
    Other: $344,000 ($1.29)
    Regular Highways: $266,000 ($1.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,113,000 ($15.47)
    Transit Utilities: $4,110,000 ($15.46)
    Other: $1,162,000 ($4.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,914,000 ($44.81)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,569,000 ($5.90)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.03)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,622,000 ($9.86)
    Interest Earnings: $2,142,000 ($8.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,374,000 ($5.17)
    Rents: $1,295,000 ($4.87)
    Sale of Property: $686,000 ($2.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $658,000 ($2.47)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,722,000 ($171.95)
    Transit Utilities: $1,877,000 ($7.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,170,000 ($75.85)
    Other: $13,649,000 ($51.33)
    Transit Utilities: $2,530,000 ($9.51)
    Highways: $5,000 ($0.02)
  • Tax - Property: $124,817,000 ($469.41)
    Individual Income: $38,746,000 ($145.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,221,000 ($12.11)
    Other License: $736,000 ($2.77)
    Other: $51,000 ($0.19)

Fort Wayne government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $604,950,000 ($2275.07)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,295,000 ($2163.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,353,000 ($253.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,699,000 ($141.78)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,230,000 ($132.49)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $33,290,000 ($125.20)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,940,000 ($7.30)

Fort Wayne government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $32,236,000 ($121.23)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $196,704,000 ($739.76)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,558,000 ($190.14)

4.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Indiana average:

6.06%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,208 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.24%
Indiana average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Whitley County, IN  0.24% ($44,571 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IN  0.23% ($39,437)
from Noble County, IN  0.18% ($36,508)


4.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($56,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Indiana average:

6.25%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.02%
Indiana average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marion County, IN  0.27% ($35,541 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.24% ($59,828)
to Whitley County, IN  0.20% ($46,697)
Businesses in Fort Wayne, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Knights Inn1
ALDO1Kohl's3
AT&T6Kroger12
Abercrombie & Fitch1La Quinta1
Abercrombie Kids1La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts6Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture4
American Eagle Outfitters1LensCrafters1
Applebee's4Little Caesars Pizza4
Arby's12Long John Silver's1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's3
Audi1Macy's1
AutoZone2Marriott6
Avenue1Marshalls1
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets14
Banana Republic1Maurices2
Barnes & Noble1McDonald's13
Baskin-Robbins1Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works2Menards3
Bed Bath & Beyond1Motherhood Maternity4
Best Western1New Balance3
Blockbuster4New York & Co1
Buffalo Wild Wings3Nike23
Burger King6Nissan1
Burlington Coat Factory1Office Depot3
CVS7Old Navy2
Charlotte Russe1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet2Panda Express2
Chick-Fil-A2Panera Bread2
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza5
Circle K1Payless5
Cold Stone Creamery1Penske3
Comfort Suites2PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports2
Curves5Pizza Hut11
Dairy Queen16Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Discount Tire2RadioShack1
Dunkin Donuts4Red Lobster1
Extended Stay America1Red Robin1
Famous Footwear1Red Roof Inn1
Fashion Bug3Rue211
FedEx47Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Finish Line1Sears1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Shoe Carnival1
Foot Locker1Sleep Inn1
Ford2Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel9
GNC4Staples1
GameStop5Starbucks13
Gap1Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Goodwill5Subaru1
Gymboree1Subway31
H&M1T-Mobile16
H&R Block14T.G.I. Driday's1
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton4Taco Bell9
Hobby Lobby1Target3
Holiday Inn4The Athlete's Foot1
Hollister Co.1Toyota2
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us4
Honda1True Value1
Hot Topic1U-Haul7
Hyatt1U.S. Cellular2
Hyundai1UPS77
IHOP3Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless4
Jimmy John's3Victoria's Secret2
JoS. A. Bank1Volkswagen1
Jones New York3Walgreens13
Journeys1Walmart5
Justice2Wet Seal1
KFC5YMCA7
Kmart2

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
See more detailed statistics of Fort Wayne fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 393Number of bridges
  • 3,248ft / 990mTotal length
  • $32,012,000Total costs
  • 4,794,805Total average daily traffic
  • 685,363Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,039,790Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fort Wayne, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 61910-1919
  • 61920-1929
  • 81930-1939
  • 91940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 951960-1969
  • 471970-1979
  • 591980-1989
  • 1051990-1999
  • 252000-2009
  • 142010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fort Wayne, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Wayne)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 749 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Wayne, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 210 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 193 (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: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,371 (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: 201 (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 in Fort Wayne, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Wayne, IN - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1315
  • Hazardous Condition: 1318
  • Service Call: 229
  • Good Intent Call: 39
Fire incident types in Fort Wayne, IN

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

  • Travelodge Ft. Wayne/New Haven, 4606 State Rd 930 E, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46803 , Phone: (260) 422-9511, Fax: (260) 969-1517
  • Hawthorn Suites, 4919 Lima Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808 , Phone: (260) 484-4700, Fax: (260) 484-9772
  • Howard Johnson Inn, 522 Coliseum Blvd E, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805 , Phone: (260) 484-8326, Fax: (260) 484-8326
  • Wyndham Garden, 5750 Challenger Pkwy, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818 , Phone: (260) 999-6040
  • Econolodge, 2908 Goshen Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808 , Phone: (260) 484-6262, Fax: (260) 482-8463
  • Red Roof Inn, 3017 W Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808 , Phone: (260) 483-0091, Fax: (260) 483-1591
  • Super 8, 5710 Challenger Pkwy, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46818 , Phone: (260) 489-0050, Fax: (260) 489-0050
  • Best Western Luxbury Inn Fort Wayne, 5501 Coventry Ln, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804 , Phone: (260) 436-0242, Fax: (260) 436-2256
  • 32 other hotels and motels
All 40 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Wayne, Indiana
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Wayne, IN
  • 86.9%Utility gas
  • 11.5%Electricity
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Wayne, IN
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 40.8%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Fort Wayne compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Fort Wayne on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 biggest cities in 2013"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #23 (46803) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (46803) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest average reported salary/wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #59 (46803) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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