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Fort Wayne Indiana Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Fort Wayne Indiana metro area was $55,491 in 2018, the latest figures available. Fort Wayne median household income is $255 lower than the median Indiana household income and $6,446 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Fort Wayne median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Fort Wayne are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fort Wayne Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Indiana $55,746 +0.44% +4.08%
Fort Wayne $55,491 +2.39% +2.95%

Trends in Fort Wayne, IN Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fort wayne is $55,491. Real median household income peaked in 2007 at $58,637 and is now $3,146 (5.37%) lower. From a post peak low of $49,672 in 2013, real median household income for Fort wayne has now grown by $5,819 (11.71%).

Real Median Household Income: Fort Wayne, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fort Wayne

Date US Indiana Fort Wayne
2018 $61,937 $55,746 $55,491
2017 $61,807 $55,502 $54,198
2016 $60,291 $54,742 $53,910
2015 $59,116 $53,559 $53,902
2014 $56,969 $52,498 $52,455
2013 $56,415 $51,317 $49,672
2012 $56,288 $51,470 $54,020
2011 $56,507 $51,960 $53,132
2010 $57,762 $51,491 $54,251
2009 $58,921 $53,293 $55,223
2008 $60,829 $56,079 $56,826
2007 $61,601 $57,604 $58,637

Fort Wayne Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fort Wayne was $68,769 in 2018. Compared to the median Indiana family income, Fort Wayne median family income is $1,381 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Fort Wayne will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Fort Wayne Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Indiana $70,150 +0.58% +4.78%
Fort Wayne $68,769 +0.28% +4.22%

Trends in Fort Wayne, IN Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fort wayne is $68,769. Real median family income peaked in 2005 at $74,050 and is now $5,281 (7.13%) lower. From a post peak low of $61,292 in 2013, real median family income for Fort wayne has now grown by $7,477 (12.20%).

Real Median Family Income: Fort Wayne, Indiana, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fort Wayne

Date US Indiana Fort Wayne
2018 $76,401 $70,150 $68,769
2017 $75,692 $69,745 $68,579
2016 $74,360 $69,097 $67,780
2015 $72,348 $66,948 $65,986
2014 $69,978 $64,532 $65,588
2013 $69,134 $64,165 $61,292
2012 $68,512 $64,204 $64,358
2011 $68,763 $63,944 $63,639
2010 $69,953 $63,904 $67,168
2009 $71,663 $66,208 $68,938
2008 $74,083 $69,423 $69,883
2007 $74,267 $70,092 $72,676

Fort Wayne Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fort Wayne was $29,998 in 2018. Compared to the median Indiana per capita income, Fort Wayne median per capita income is $629 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Fort Wayne will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fort Wayne Indiana

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Indiana $29,369 +1.23% +4.98%
Fort Wayne $29,998 +8.19% +3.48%

Trends in Fort Wayne, IN Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $29,998, the per capita income for Fort wayne was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Fort Wayne, Indiana, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fort Wayne

Date US Indiana Fort Wayne
2018 $33,831 $29,369 $29,998
2017 $33,187 $29,013 $27,727
2016 $32,573 $28,739 $27,926
2015 $31,775 $27,977 $28,988
2014 $30,672 $26,692 $26,976
2013 $30,431 $26,772 $26,317
2012 $29,934 $26,185 $26,961
2011 $29,884 $26,321 $26,714
2010 $30,077 $26,322 $28,019
2009 $30,984 $27,180 $26,494
2008 $32,255 $28,785 $28,905
2007 $32,400 $28,900 $29,358