StatisticWest CentralFort WayneIndiana
Population3,775260,9546,732,219
Population density (sq mi)3,3652,359188
Median age32.334.937.4
Male/Female ratio1.2:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a52%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%47%43%
Speak Englishn/a88%92%
Speak Spanishn/a6%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Central is 43% higher than Fort Wayne
  • The median age in West Central is 7% lower than Fort Wayne
  • In West Central 74.06% of the population is White
  • In West Central 13.55% of the population is Black
  • In West Central 0.36% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Wayne, IN Demographics

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      West Central population breakdown by race

      RaceWest CentralFort WayneIndiana
      White74.06%74.29%83.99%
      Black13.55%15.19%9.23%
      Asian0.36%4.04%1.98%
      American Indian0.67%0.18%0.24%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.04%
      Mixed race8.29%3.89%2.22%
      Other race3.07%2.32%2.30%
      In West 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

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      West Central age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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