Fort Wayne, IN Cost of Living

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Fort Wayne cost of living score
Less expensive
18.0% lower
than the US average
2.0% lower
than the Indiana average
Fort Wayne, Indiana gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 82, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 18.0% lower than the U.S. average and 2.0% higher than the average for Indiana.

Fort Wayne, IN

Housing costs in Fort Wayne?
A typical home costs $196,900, which is 41.8% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 11.1% less expensive than the average Indiana home, at $221,600. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Fort Wayne costs $960 per month, which is 32.9% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 2.1% cheaper than the state average of $980.

Can I afford Fort Wayne?
To live comfortably in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a minimum annual income of $37,800 for a family, and $31,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Fort Wayne?
Fort Wayne, Indiana offers plenty of opportunities to explore alongside an impressive cost-of-living that makes it well worth considering. Homeowners can benefit from various types of housing choices ranging from low cost single family homes to spacious luxury apartments - while renters also have access to lots of great deals today as well. Moreover, food and transportation costs are much lower than other US cities - giving you more value for your dollar if you choose Fort Wayne as your home.
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Over 1 years ago

Fort Wayne is what America used to be. Hardworking, unpretentious, welcoming. There are problems, like anywhere, including crime on the east side, but nothing like  More

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Over 5 years ago

Moved here from Buffalo, NY. Ft Wayne is a big city with lots of greenery and things to do. It is not congested and cost of living is cheap. One complain-drivers with  More

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I lived in Fort Wayne from 1962 until 1988 then moved north. Fort Wayne was a nice city at one time. It's sad to say, but today, it's become to highly populated with  More

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