Ft. Wayne, IN Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 90,909 housing units in Ft. Wayne. This represents a 17.8% growth from 77,166 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 90,770 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 139 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Wayne is about 61.6%. Ft. Wayne's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.41 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Wayne were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2%
One Bedroom15.20%
Two Bedrooms27.30%
Three Bedrooms41.10%
Four Bedrooms12.60%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1960
Median Value of occupied units$74,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$57,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.12
Median year structure was built1967
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$404

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage57.90%
Debt Free27.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.3%