Fort Wayne Metro Area, Indiana 

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Population

416,565

+4.1% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$49,607

Median Home Price

$179,000

Median Age

36.4

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.0 / 4.6

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Fort Wayne Metro Area, Indiana

Small city - Northeastern Indiana, 15 miles from Ohio border. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Fort Wayne metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Fort Wayne, IN Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diversified economy
Small town atmosphere
Arts & culture
Cons
Entertainment
Low job growth projections
Winter climate


What Bert Has To Say About Fort Wayne Metro Area

Fort Wayne is a business center and the second largest city in Indiana. Located in the northeast corner of the state at the confluence of three rivers, it is a diverse industrial and commercial center with an attractive downtown and a friendly, small-town feel for a city its size. Its industrial base has recovered from the 1980’s decline of International Harvester and includes electronics manufacturer Motorola and other high-tech, electric motor and automotive suppliers, as well as the headquarters of Fortune 500 member Lincoln National Life Insurance. Despite the vulnerability of these industries, employment has held steady thanks to the area’s economic diversity.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Indiana
County: Allen, Whitley, 3 total
Metro Area: Fort Wayne Metro Area
Political Ideology: Moderately conservative
City: Fort Wayne, Wayne township (Allen Cnty), 58 total
Zip Codes: 46835, 46825, 46804, 46815, 46806, 46725, 46845, 46805, 46818, 46808, 40 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 828 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Wayne Metro Area is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Wayne Metro Area jobs have increased by 2.7%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Wayne Metro Area's cost of living is 19.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Wayne Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Fort Wayne metro area remained very strongly Republican, 57.2% to 40.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Wayne Metro Area's population is 416,565 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Wayne Metro Area is Real Estate: $179,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.4%.

SCHOOLS
Fort Wayne Metro Area public schools spend $10,274 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Fort Wayne Metro Area. More Education



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Housing Market in Fort Wayne

It's a good time to buy in Fort Wayne. Home Appreciation is up 13.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fort Wayne is $179,000.

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MAPS OF FORT WAYNE METRO AREA, INDIANA
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ZIP CODES IN FORT WAYNE METRO AREA, INDIANA
46835, 46825, 46804, 46815, 46806, 46725, 46845, 46805, 46818, 46808, 40 total

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