Fort Wayne, Indiana 

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Economy in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne has an unemployment rate of 3.3%. The US average is 3.9%.

Fort Wayne has seen the job market increase by 2.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 38.6%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fort Wayne
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fort Wayne is 7.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fort Wayne is 4.2%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Fort Wayne
- The average income of a Fort Wayne resident is $23,607 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fort Wayne resident is $43,994 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYFort Wayne, IndianaUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.3%3.9%
  Recent Job Growth2.7%1.6%
  Future Job Growth38.6%33.5%
  Sales Taxes7.0%7.3%
  Income Tax4.2%4.6%
  Income per Cap.$25,066$31,177
  Household Income$45,853$57,652
  Family Median Income$57,434$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.3%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.0%0.6%
  Construction4.8%6.2%
  Manufacturing17.8%10.4%
  Wholesale trade3.0%2.7%
  Retail trade12.4%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing3.9%4.1%
  Utilities0.5%0.9%
  Information2.0%2.1%
  Finance and insurance4.6%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing1.5%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services4.5%6.7%
  Management of companies0.0%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs3.6%4.3%
  Educational services7.8%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance15.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.9%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services8.4%7.4%
  Other services5.1%4.9%
  Public administration2.5%4.8%
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    Reviews for Fort Wayne    40 Reviews
    A gem in the midwest - 5/3/2019
    I've lived here my whole life and it's a great place to raise a family. Lots of stuff to do,either it be sports,music,festivals, art or drama scene, outdoor activities... Read More

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    City of Future - 4/14/2019
    I've lived in the city for 5 months now. The city is definitely growing. Lots of jobs opportunities, incredibly affordable, best location ever and slowly turning into... Read More

    Thriving Fort Wayne - 4/2/2015
    I have lived here since August 2013 due to a new job. My $82,000 salary affords me a very comfortable life style. About 20 years ago, Fort Wayne lost a lost of... Read More


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