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Allen County, Indiana

Named for Colonel John Allen, who fought Tecumseh's siege of Fort Wayne in 1812

County Seat: Fort Wayne

Largest City: Fort Wayne (2023 population: 269,994)

Population per Square Mile: 600.25

Square Miles: 657.30

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2020)385,41035.9%6,484,050
Today (2023)394,54535.7%6,862,199
Tomorrow (2030 projection)*402,94845.7%7,014,880
Percent Change 2020 to Today2.4%7 1.1%

*Projection based on 2015 Census population estimates.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2022-2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration10340 4,599
Net International Migration1,0204 17,869
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)1,762323.5%7,508

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2022NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)26,33536.7%5.9%
School Age (5 to 17)71,965318.4%17.0%
College Age (18 to 24)36,24849.3%9.9%
Young Adult (25 to 44)105,203326.9%25.7%
Older Adult (45 to 64)90,187423.0%24.5%
Seniors (65 and older)61,511315.7%16.9%
Median Age36.1  Median Age = 38.2

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2022NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone1,81430.5%0.4%
Asian Alone21,45035.5%2.8%
Black Alone46,730311.9%10.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone46530.1%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups13,72923.5%2.4%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2022 (Includes detail not shown below)151,8773100.0%100.0%
Married With Children29,537419.4%18.1%
Married Without Children41,258427.2%29.6%
Single Parents14,77339.7%9.0%
Living Alone45,167329.7%29.4%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2023 (estimate)168,0783100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2022 (includes vacant units)162,7643100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2022)$173,60033  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2022)$73420  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2022/2023 Total Reported) 65,52245.8%1,124,094
Adults (25+ in 2022 ACS)251,80635.6%4,532,091
with High School diploma or higher90.1%46 90%
with B.A. or higher degree30.5%13 28.2%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2022$57,2451998.2%58,323
Median Household Income in 202265,9673998.8%$66,768
Poverty Rate in 202211.5%5092.0%12.5%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1814.2%5192.2%15.4%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 202223035.9%3,933
Food Stamp Recipients in 202237,46936.1%611,203
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2022/202328,13635.5%511,735

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 20215,27536.6%79,946
Births to Teens, 202123436.1%3,845
Deaths, 20193,43735.2%66,005

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2023NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force189,51445.6%3,401,387
Annual Unemployment Rate3.14593.9%3.3
April 2024 Unemployment Rate3.15291.2%3.4

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2022 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work262,277100.0%$16,886,654100.0%$64,385
Wage and Salary211,21080.5%$12,218,29272.4%$57,849
Farm Proprietors1,3700.5%$58,0890.3%$42,401
Nonfarm Proprietors49,69718.9%$2,068,76512.3%$41,628
  Accommodation, Food Serv.18,0216.9%$491,5142.9%$27,275
  Arts, Ent., Recreation4,6001.8%$88,8390.5%$19,313
  Health Care, Social Serv.39,57815.1%$3,327,11119.7%$84,065
  Professional, Tech. Serv.11,4644.4%$895,3355.3%$78,100
  Retail Trade26,69910.2%$1,186,5887.0%$44,443
  Trans., Warehousing13,7795.3%$796,6604.7%$57,817
  Wholesale Trade10,5544.0%$1,101,4876.5%$104,367
  Other Private (not above)66,90125.5%$3,409,35520.2%$50,961

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Residential Building Permits, 2023UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed2,345100.0%100.0%$635,558$7,695,489
3- and 4-Family60.3%0.9%$600$40,460
5+ Family70630.1%34.2%$93,137$1,594,777

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Allen County

in 2023
Percent of County
Fort Wayne269,99468.4%
New Haven15,9744.0%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau annual population estimates

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