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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataIndiana

Social Statistics

Fort Wayne, Indiana,

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school56,505100.0
Nursery school, preschool4,2967.6
Kindergarten3,1775.6
Elementary school (grades 1-8)24,77243.8
High school (grades 9-12)11,69120.7
College or graduate school12,56922.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over128,039100.0
Less than 9th grade6,3685.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma15,18411.9
High school graduate (includes equivalency)41,93932.8
Some college, no degree29,95223.4
Associate degree9,6997.6
Bachelor's degree16,52112.9
Graduate or professional degree8,3766.5
Percent high school graduate or higher83.2(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher19.4(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over158,744100.0
Never married48,08130.3
Now married, except separated75,56647.6
Separated3,0851.9
Widowed11,5227.3
Female
9,5306.0
Divorced20,49012.9
Female
11,8647.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years3,483100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren1,83252.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over150,131100.0
Civilian veterans18,34412.2
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years48,961100.0
With a disability4,4119.0
Population 21 to 64 years114,206100.0
With a disability21,91619.2
Percent employed
59.6(X)
No disability92,29080.8
Percent employed
81.5(X)
Population 65 years and over23,806100.0
With a disability9,84541.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over189,774100.0
Same house in 199596,29950.7
Different house in the U.S. in 199589,28347.0
Same county
61,48132.4
Different county
27,80214.7
Same state
11,5076.1
Different state
16,2958.6
Elsewhere in 19954,1922.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population205,941100.0
Native195,75495.1
Born in United States
194,79094.6
State of residence
136,90466.5
Different state
57,88628.1
Born outside United States
9640.5
Foreign born10,1874.9
Entered 1990 to March 2000
6,2293.0
Naturalized citizen
3,3321.6
Not a citizen
6,8553.3
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)10,187100.0
Europe2,07620.4
Asia2,79227.4
Africa3843.8
Oceania50.0
Latin America4,52944.5
Northern America4013.9
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over189,774100.0
English only173,75291.6
Language other than English16,0228.4
Speak English less than 'very well
7,6364.0
Spanish
9,2764.9
Speak English less than "very well"
4,7932.5
Other Indo-European languages
4,0292.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,2520.7
Asian and Pacific Island languages
2,1681.1
Speak English less than "very well"
1,3490.7
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population205,941100.0

Total ancestries reported

204,13799.1
Arab3690.2
Czech14760.2
Danish5090.2
Dutch3,5761.7
English15,6387.6
French (except Basque)17,8603.8
French Canadian17710.4
German56,71627.5
Greek6780.3
Hungarian8030.4
Irish121,61010.5
Italian4,7842.3
Lithuanian2450.1
Norwegian1,2140.6
Polish4,1072.0
Portuguese2010.1
Russian6360.3
Scotch-Irish2,1671.1
Scottish3,4231.7
Slovak2630.1
Subsaharan African1,3790.7
Swedish1,7790.9
Swiss1,9050.9
Ukrainian3410.2
United States or American14,4227.0
Welsh1,0730.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)3830.2
Other ancestries56,80927.6
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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