In 2019, Fort Wayne, IN had a population of 263k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $49,855. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Fort Wayne, IN declined from 264,170 to 262,907, a −0.478% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,658 to $49,855, a 2.46% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Wayne, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (65%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.56%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (5.37%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.29%). 0% of the households in Fort Wayne, IN speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
94.5% of the residents in Fort Wayne, IN are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Wayne, IN are Purdue University Fort Wayne (1,756 degrees awarded in 2019), Indiana Institute of Technology-College of Professional Studies (685 degrees), and University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (645 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Fort Wayne, IN was $124,400, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%. Most people in Fort Wayne, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Wayne, IN was 2 cars per household.