StatisticFort WayneIndianaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,35918891
Median age34.937.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%43%
Speak English88%92%79%
Speak Spanish6%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fort Wayne is 1155% higher than Indiana
  • The median age in Fort Wayne is 7% lower than Indiana
  • In Fort Wayne 74.29% of the population is White
  • In Fort Wayne 15.19% of the population is Black
  • In Fort Wayne 4.04% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Wayne, IN Demographics


      Fort Wayne population breakdown by race

      RaceFort WayneIndianaNational
      American Indian0.18%0.24%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.09%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.89%2.22%3.06%
      Other race2.32%2.30%4.75%
      In Fort Wayne, 8.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Fort Wayne age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Fort Wayne, IN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).