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Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46835
Studio/1 Bedroom$445 - $755
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Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46815
1 Bedroom$440 - $600
2 Bedrooms$505 - $825
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46835
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2 Bedrooms$680 - $875
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 9.5% 8.1% +1.4% $10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 6.2% +0.5% $15,000 to $19,999 7.9% 6.5% +1.4% $20,000 to $24,999 8.1% 6.9% +1.2% $25,000 to $29,999 7.7% 6.9% +0.8% $30,000 to $34,999 7.6% 6.8% +0.8% $35,000 to $39,999 7.2% 6.3% +0.9% $40,000 to $44,999 6.7% 6.2% +0.5% $45,000 to $49,999 5.4% 5.4% +0.0% $50,000 to $59,999 9.3% 10.1% -0.8% $60,000 to $74,999 10.2% 11.3% -1.1% $75,000 to $99,999 7.5% 10.2% -2.7% $100,000 to $124,999 3.2% 4.5% -1.3% $125,000 to $149,999 1.2% 1.9% -0.7% $150,000 to $199,999 0.7% 1.4% -0.7% $200,000 or more 0.9% 1.5% -0.6%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 8.1% 7.3% +0.8% 10.0% to 14.9% 14.9% 13.7% +1.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 15.5% 15.2% +0.3% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.8% 13.1% +0.7% 25.0% to 29.9% 9.4% 10.1% -0.7% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.1% 6.9% +0.2% 35.0% to 39.9% 4.8% 4.7% +0.1% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.2% 6.2% +0.0% 50.0% or more 15.1% 15.5% -0.4% Not computed 5.1% 7.3% -2.2%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 17.9% 16.6% +1.3% 25 to 34 years 28.1% 27.1% +1.0% 35 to 44 years 19.9% 20.8% -0.9% 45 to 54 years 13.2% 13.6% -0.4% 55 to 64 years 6.8% 7.5% -0.7% 65 to 74 years 5.3% 5.9% -0.6% 75 to 84 years 5.6% 5.8% -0.2% 85 years and over 3.2% 2.6% +0.6%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 58.0% 42.5% +15.5% 30 to 44 minutes 19.5% 24.0% -4.5% 45 to 59 minutes 6.3% 11.5% -5.2% 60 or more minutes 16.1% 22.0% -5.9%
Source: 2000 Census
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fort Wayne is a city of a quarter of a million people. Originally settled in the 1790s as a military fort, it was subsequently a large agricultural area. Today, it is a progressive city with a diverse economy, constantly makes some of the best places to live lists, and remains a thriving river town. Central Fort Wayne is one of the most walkable cities you'll find, but any necessity to go to the outskirts or other local environs will require a car. Do keep this in mind as your search for your Fort Wayne apartment. There is bus service and a seasonal trolly service downtown.
Decades of Corvettes
Fort Wayne is a very cultural town, and you'll quickly see that there are several excellent museums including the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the The Corvette Classics Museum (yes, the car), and the The African/African-American Historical Museum, which is a great place to learn about the Underground Railroad. There are several big theatre and concert venues, and the Foellinger Outdoor Theatre near the zoo is wildly popular in summer months. There are any number of annual ethnic and seasonal festivals which you'll want to check out once settled in your Fort Wayne apartment. The city prides itself on parks and you'll also find facilities for any type sport.
Stand for the Hot Dog Stand
The Coney Island Weiner Stand is downtown and possibly the highest ranked and mostreviewed restaurant in town, and it's a hot dog stand. Stand in line, and have the best dog ever. Club Soda is located in a restored and historic building and there are no hot dogs here. It's more upscale with a great martini list and smoked gouda dip that is unforgettable. Wherever your Fort Wayne apartment is located, you'll find a number of locally owned restaurants nearby. There's plenty of ethnic cuisines available as well as good old burgers. Red Robin's has gourmet burgers in the best American style!
Five Bars Under One Roof
If you want a one call does all type evening, then go straight to Pierre's. It's a casual place with five different types of bars, and a clientele that is all ages. Big Daddy's and Legends are two of the better sports bars, and for live music Kaysan's 5th Down is really good. There's a comedy club called Snickerz which is always good for laughs. Once in your Fort Wayne apartment, you'll easily find neighborhood pub like places for that after work drink too.
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Does Fort Wayne have any famous museums or exhibitions?
The Fort Wayne Museum of Art features 12 gallery spaces with permanent, as well as rotating displays, and a children's room with fun "imagination stations". Artlink is the local non-profit contemporary art gallery showcasing eight exhibitions each year and offering educational programs to the community. Another great Fort Wayne destination, Castle Gallery displays the finest artwork from local and international artists in its historic mansion setting. Or visit Fort Wayne's Orchard Gallery of Fine Art, owned by local artists for over 25 years and boasting original artwork displays from 45 local, regional, and national artists.
How is the school system in Fort Wayne?
The school system in Fort Wayne is expansive. With loads of public, public charter, and private schools in the vicinity, there is a school here for every student. Based on test scores alone, some of the highest-ranking public schools in the district include Aboite Elementary, Deer Ridge Elementary, Cedarville Elementary, Carroll Middle School, Homestead Senior High School, and Carroll High School. These schools and many others within Fort Wayne are recognized for their principal leadership, teacher quality, array of extracurricular activities, parent involvement, safety, and discipline.
What are some quiet neighborhoods in Fort Wayne?
Woodland Lake is a quiet neighborhood in Fort Wayne. Located on seven lakes within a wooded setting, the area is great for walking, running, and biking. Brierwood Hills, Liberty Hills, and Rolling Hills / Parkway Hills are other quiet options for neighborhoods located on the west side of Fort Wayne, as are Dunfee / Ellisville and Westlawn / Covington Dells. Dupont Rd / State Road 3 is a tranquil area located in the northernmost part of the city.
Are there museums in Fort Wayne or nearby?
Yes. In fact, Fort Wayne is home to a host of museums. The African/African American Historical Museum contains ten exhibits relating to slavery in the United States, the Underground Railroad, African-American inventors, and the history of the local African-American community. The Greater Fort Wayne Aviation Museum documents Fort Wayne's aviation history, including information relating to historical aviation figures. The Fort Wayne Firefighters Museum displays artifacts from the Fort Wayne Fire Department dating back to 1839. Other museums of note in Fort Wayne include the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, the Harold W. McMillen Center for Health Education, the History Center, and Science Central.