In 2021, Fort Wayne, IN had a population of 263k people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $53,978. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Fort Wayne, IN declined from 268,378 to 262,676, a −2.12% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,454 to $53,978, a 4.91% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Wayne, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.46%), White (Hispanic) (4.4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.31%).
None of the households in Fort Wayne, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
95.3% of the residents in Fort Wayne, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Wayne, IN are Purdue University Fort Wayne (1,498 degrees awarded in 2021), University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (738 degrees), and Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional Studies (580 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Fort Wayne, IN was $130,700, and the homeownership rate was 62.5%.
Most people in Fort Wayne, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Wayne, IN was 2 cars per household.