Fort Wayne, IN Population

By | June 14, 2019

Population: 205,727. Estimated population in July 2020: 223,341 (+8.6% change)
Males: 99,659 (48.4%), Females: 106,068 (51.6%)

The city of Fort Wayne is located in Allen County, Indiana. See Countryaah.com for alphabetical list of all cities in Indiana, including top 10 cities by population and area of Indiana.

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

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $36,518
Median house value: $74,600

Races in Fort Wayne:

  • White Non-Hispanic (73.1%)
  • Black (17.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.8%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.6%), Irish (10.5%), English (7.6%), United States (7.0%), French (3.8%), Italian (2.3%).

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles

Map of Fort Wayne, IN

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fort Wayne

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Wayne city

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

5.0% Foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.4% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,038 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Wayne:

  • DUPONT HOSPITAL LLC (2520 E DUPONT RD)
  • LUTHERAN HOSPITAL OF INDIANA (7950 WEST JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • PARKVIEW HOSPITAL (2200 RANDALIA DRIVE)
  • REHABILITATION HOSPITAL OF FT WAYNE (7970 W JEFFERSON BLVD)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-FT WAYNE (700 BROADWAY)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (700 BROADWAY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Wayne:

  • FORT WAYNE INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; Abbreviation: FWA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY – JOHNSON FIELD (about 61 miles; MUNCIE, IN; Abbreviation: MIE)
  • ELKHART MUNI (about 75 miles; ELKHART, IN; Abbreviation: EKM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Wayne:

  • SMITH FIELD (about 5 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; Abbreviation: SMD)
  • DE KALB COUNTY (about 17 miles; AUBURN, IN; Abbreviation: 07C)
  • DECATUR HI-WAY (about 26 miles; DECATUR, IN; Abbreviation: DCR)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Wayne:

  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY-FORT WAYNE (about 2 miles; FT WAYNE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 7,385)
  • INDIANA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; MARION, IN; Full-time enrollment: 6,684)
  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; MUNCIE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 17,039)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-EAST CENTRAL (about 66 miles; MUNCIE, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,013)
  • ANDERSON UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; ANDERSON, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,116)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,266)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,824)

Schools

Public high schools in Fort Wayne:

  • NORTHROP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,118; Location: 7001 COLDWATER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • R NELSON SNIDER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,086; Location: 4600 FAIRLAWN PASS; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HOMESTEAD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,912; Location: 4310 HOMESTEAD RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CARROLL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,491; Location: 3701 CARROLL RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SOUTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,459; Location: 3601 S CALHOUN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,358; Location: 475 E STATE ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,017; Location: 9100 WINCHESTER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 939; Location: 3829 SAND POINT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PAUL HARDING HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 6501 WAYNE TRACE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RICHARD MILBURN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 72; Location: 514 E WASHINGTON BLVD; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high schools in Fort Wayne:

  • BISHOP DWENGER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 954; Location: 1300 EAST WASHINGTON CTR RD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 812; Location: 1601 ST JOE RIVER DRIVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • BISHOP LUERS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 604; Location: 333 EAST PAULDING ROAD; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • FORT WAYNE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 368; Location: PO BOX 11120 1800 LAVERNE AVE; Grades: PK – 12)
  • BLACKHAWK CHRISTIAN JR/SR HS (Students: 330; Location: 7400 E STATE BLVD; Grades: 7 – 12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE PREP SCHOO (Students: 120; Location: 2901 N CLINTON STREET SUITE 100; Grades: PK – 12)
  • CROSSROAD FT WAYNE CHILDRENS H (Students: 76; Location: 2525 LAKE AVE; Grades: 5 – 12)

Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

  • BLACKHAWK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 869; Location: 7200 E STATE BLVD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SHAWNEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 832; Location: 1000 E COOK RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MAPLE CREEK MIDDLE SCH (Students: 784; Location: 425 UNION CHAPEL RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SUMMIT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 751; Location: 4509 HOMESTEAD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WOODSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 741; Location: 4312 HOMESTEAD RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • NORTHWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 732; Location: 1201 E WASH CTR RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FOREST PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 711; Location: 2004 ALABAMA AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • JEFFERSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 5303 WHEELOCK RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • KEKIONGA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 668; Location: 2929 ENGLE RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MIAMI MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 8100 AMHERST DR; Grades: 06 – 08)

Biggest private primary/middle schools in Fort Wayne:

  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 765; Location: 3700 REED ROAD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST JUDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 654; Location: 2110 PEMBERTON DRIVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 441; Location: 3425 CRESCENT AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CONCORDIA LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 412; Location: 4245 LAKE AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • QUEEN OF ANGELS ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 391; Location: 1600 W STATE BOULEVARD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC S (Students: 356; Location: 4500 FAIRFIELD AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • PRECIOUS BLOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 1529 BARTHOLD STREET; Grades: PK – 8)
  • MON. JULIEN BEOIT ACA (Students: 244; Location: 3029 EAST PAULDING RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST THERESE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 242; Location: 2222 LWR HUNTINGTON RD; Grades: KG – 8)
  • BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN SCH (Students: 233; Location: 3705 S ANTHONY BLVD; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Fort Wayne:

  • ALLEN COUNTY PL (Operating income: $20,065,594; Location: 900 WEBSTER ST; 2,188,136 books; 81,842 audio materials; 44,795 video materials; 6,259 serial subscriptions)