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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Fort Wayne is 74% more densely populated than Harrisburg.
People are 3% more likely to be married in Harrisburg.
The Median Age is 5.2 years younger in Fort Wayne.

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PEOPLE
 Fort Wayne, INHarrisburg, ILUnited States
 Population260,3268,891321,418,820
 Population - 2010253,7218,933308,745,538
 Population - 2000205,7279,860285,036,114
 Population - 1990173,0729,289251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now50.42%-4.29%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now26.54%-9.83%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,3531,35291
 Land Area11173,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age34.739.937.4
 Female Population51.78%50.46%50.81%
 Male Population48.22%49.54%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Fort Wayne, INHarrisburg, ILUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.56%6.96%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.19%6.51%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.18%4.63%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.34%4.68%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.11%3.86%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.13%4.39%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.97%14.32%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.42%11.81%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.05%12.08%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.30%7.24%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.30%5.34%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.58%8.38%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.96%6.40%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.92%3.39%1.85%
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 RACE
 Fort Wayne, INHarrisburg, ILUnited States
 White69.39%87.37%62.77%
 Black15.36%6.05%12.24%
 Asian3.57%1.08%4.95%
 Native American0.23%0.42%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.22%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.10%1.69%2.13%
 Hispanic8.12%3.38%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic91.88%96.62%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Fort Wayne, INHarrisburg, ILUnited States
 Households101,5493,771116,211,000
 Family Households62,1792,17276,958,100
 Non Family Households39,3701,59939,253,000
 Household Size2.472.272.63
 Married Population46.29%42.88%50.58%
 Single Population53.71%57.12%49.42%
 Now Married44.87%39.23%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.42%3.65%2.17%
 Never Married34.37%29.78%32.55%
 Widowed6.09%10.74%5.95%
 Divorced13.25%16.60%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.40%22.38%31.68%
 Married, no children38.50%37.34%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.28%23.71%16.94%
 Single, no children9.82%16.58%9.95%

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