StatisticEast CentralFort WayneIndiana
Population density (sq mi)1,4032,359188
Median age26.834.937.4
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a52%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%47%43%
Speak Englishn/a88%92%
Speak Spanishn/a6%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in East Central is 41% lower than Fort Wayne
  • The median age in East Central is 23% lower than Fort Wayne
  • In East Central 33.85% of the population is White
  • In East Central 45.87% of the population is Black
  • In East Central 5.87% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Wayne, IN Demographics


      East Central population breakdown by race

      RaceEast CentralFort WayneIndiana
      American Indian0.24%0.18%0.24%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.04%
      Mixed race6.15%3.89%2.22%
      Other race8.02%2.32%2.30%
      In East Central, 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

      East Central age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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