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The unemployment rate in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is 5.40%, with job growth of 5.31%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 45.20%.

Fort Wayne, Indiana Taxes
Fort Wayne, Indiana,sales tax rate is 7.00%. Income tax is 4.40%.

Fort Wayne, Indiana Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $23,585, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $44,599.

  ECONOMYFort Wayne, IndianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  5.40%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  5.31%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  45.20%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  7.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  4.40%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $23,585$28,051
  Household Income  $44,599$53,046
  Family Median Income  $55,384$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  13.99%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.89%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  12.61%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  12.09%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  10.66%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  9.65%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  11.07%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.16%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  8.76%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  2.16%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  1.99%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  11.83%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  5.36%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.05%1.66%
  Legal  0.80%1.17%
  Education, library  5.95%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  1.82%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  5.70%5.49%
  Healthcare support  2.95%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.55%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  6.64%5.61%
  Building maintenance  3.84%3.97%
  Personal care  2.93%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  25.47%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.15%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  6.09%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  16.88%12.10%


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