Income/capita 67%
Household income 57%
Unemployment 118%
IndexEast SideFort WayneIndiana
Income per capita$9,734$24,135$26,117
Median household income$24,063$44,449$50,433
Median income owner occupied$0$57,760$62,593
Median income renter occupied$0$28,097$29,285
Median earnings male$20,906$33,448$36,194
Median earnings female$20,762$23,580$23,580
Unemployment rate10.1%5.2%4.4%
Poverty leveln/a18.3%15.0%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in East Side is 67% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in East Side is 57% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in East Side is 118% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in East Side is equal to the national average

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      East Side employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.0%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector38.1%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services14.2%19.2%
      Public administration0.0%4.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%3.3%
      Education, health & social services1.3%14.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Leo-Cedarville, IN3,721$74,04734%
      Huntertown, IN5,286$72,29231%
      Roanoke, IN1,754$67,22222%
      Harlan, IN1,486$57,3614%
      Ossian, IN3,770$56,2262%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Chula Vista, CA260,598$66,95621%
      Jersey City, NJ261,666$60,70310%
      Buffalo, NY258,989$33,11940%
      Orlando, FL263,306$44,00720%
      St. Petersburg, FL253,585$48,18313%
      Fort Wayne, IN260,954$44,44920%
      Source: The East Side, Fort Wayne, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).