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Population (year 2000): 205,727. Estimated population in July 2005: 223,341 (+8.6% change)
Males: 99,659 (48.4%), Females: 106,068 (51.6%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $36,518 (year 2000)
Median house value: $74,600 (year 2000)

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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%).Wayne, Indiana

Elevation: 781 feet

Land area: 79.0 square miles

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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%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (183.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Haven, IN (7.3 miles New IN (10.7 miles Huntertown, IN (12.1 miles Leo-Cedarville, IN (14.0 miles Ossian, IN (14.2 miles Grabill, IN (15.5 miles Zanesville, IN (17.0 miles Churubusco, IN (18.6 miles Garrett,


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

Latitude: 41.08 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Area code: 260


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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (19.5%), Retail trade (12.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +31,827 (+15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 74,212 (75.1%)


 

Crime in Fort Wayne by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 20 20 23 24 19 22
    per 100,000 9.7 9.7 11.2 11.7 9.2 10.7
Rapes 99 90 92 113 118 96
    per 100,000 48.1 43.7 44.7 54.9 57.4 46.7
Robberies 538 420 609 454 354 305
    per 100,000 261.5 204.2 296.0 220.7 172.1 148.3
Assaults 266 290 348 255 281 234
    per 100,000 129.3 141.0 169.2 124.0 136.6 113.7
Burglaries 1,665 1,819 2,013 2,030 2,188 2,073
    per 100,000 809.3 884.2 978.5 986.7 1063.5 1007.6
Thefts 8,476 8,220 9,016 8,268 8,145 7,989
    per 100,000 4120.0 3995.6 4382.5 4018.9 3959.1 3883.3
Auto thefts 1,324 1,256 1,190 1,008 780 801
    per 100,000 643.6 610.5 578.4 490.0 379.1 389.4
406.2 387.2 441.8 393.7 374.3 353.6

Average climate in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fort Wayne-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.0 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 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Brad Miller - NBA player (Sacramento Kings, born: Apr 12, 1976), Dale Purinton - NHL player (New York Rangers, born: Oct 11, 1976), Jason Baker - 2005 NFL player (Carolina Panthers, born: May 17, 1978), Jason Fabini - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Aug 25, 1974), Jeremy Bridges - 2005 NFL player (Arizona Cardinals, born: Apr 19, 1980), Pete Lougheed - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Nov 5, 1979), Trai Essex - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Dec 5, 1982), Geno Parker - College basketball player (Purdue Boilermakers), Jake Didion - College basketball player (Gardner Webb Runnin' Bulldogs), James Hardy - College basketball player (Indiana Hoosiers).

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:
  • 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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Wayne:
  • FORT WAYNE INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; ID: FWA)
  • DELAWARE COUNTY - JOHNSON FIELD (about 61 miles; MUNCIE, IN; ID: MIE)
  • ELKHART MUNI (about 75 miles; ELKHART, IN; ID: EKM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Wayne:
  • SMITH FIELD (about 5 miles; FORT WAYNE, IN; ID: SMD)
  • DE KALB COUNTY (about 17 miles; AUBURN, IN; ID: 07C)
  • DECATUR HI-WAY (about 26 miles; DECATUR, IN; ID: DCR)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 116 $487,607 $50,442 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 373 $1,566,686 $50,402 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 7 $17,843 $30,588 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 285 $881,701 $37,124 7 $8,101
Transit 88 $268,049 $36,552 16 $18,998
Financial Administration 37 $115,974 $37,613 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $34,685 $37,838 1 $2,422
Parks and Recreation 130 $452,024 $41,725 75 $57,553
Sewerage 99 $363,740 $44,089 0 $0
Other Government Administration 115 $343,148 $35,806 0 $0
Health 30 $87,960 $35,184 0 $0
Streets and Highways 140 $457,539 $39,217 0 $0
Fire - Other 12 $35,477 $35,477 0 $0
Firefighters 304 $1,085,475 $42,847 0 $0
Police - Other 91 $202,499 $26,703 38 $12,598
Judicial and Legal 4 $17,285 $51,855 0 $0
Totals for Government 1842 $6,417,691 $41,809 137 $99,672
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; FT enrollment: 6,684)
  • BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 17,039)
  • IVY TECH STATE COLLEGE-EAST CENTRAL (about 66 miles; MUNCIE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • ANDERSON UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; ANDERSON, IN; FT enrollment: 2,116)
  • SPRING ARBOR UNIVERSITY (about 87 miles; SPRING ARBOR, MI; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • KELLOGG COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BATTLE CREEK, MI; FT enrollment: 2,824)
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)
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)

Notable locations in Fort Wayne: Orchard Ridge Country Club (A), Glenbrook Square (B), Maplewood Plaza (C), Georgetown Square (D), Northwood Plaza (E), Fort Wayne Country Club (F).

Shopping Centers: The Uncommons Shopping Center (1), Decatur Road Shopping Center (2), Ayr-Way West Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Fort Wayne include: Memorial Church (A), Bethany Church (B), Souls Harbor Church (C), Fairhaven Mission (D), Elmhurst Church (E), Highland Bethel Church (F).

Cemeteries: Hatfield Cemetery (1), Lindenwood Cemetery (2), Concordia Gardens Cemetery (3), Saint Pauls Cemetery (4), Saint Johns Cemetery (5), Prairie Grove Cemetery (6).

Lakes and reservoirs: Mirror Lake (A), Shoaff Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Saint Marys River (A), Becketts Run (B), Spy Run Creek (C), Bullerman Branch (D).

Parks in Fort Wayne include: Foster Park (1), Kettler Park (2), Zollner Stadium (3), Rockhill Park (4), Lawton Park (5), Lions Park (6), Swinney Park (7), Reservoir Park (8), Packard Park (9).


Fort Wayne compared to Indiana state average:
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
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)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE 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.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
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)
  • WYLT (103.9 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: TAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFWI (92.3 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WLDE (101.7 FM; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WXTW (102.3 FM; AUBURN, IN; Owner: TRAVIS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNUY (100.1 FM; BLUFFTON, IN; Owner: WELLS COUNTY RADIO CORP.)
  • WXKE (102.9 FM; HUNTINGTON, IN; Owner: TAVIS 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.)

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