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ZIP Code 46809

Primary City:Fort Wayne, IN (View All Cities)
County: Allen County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (5:15am)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:41.01, -85.21
ZIP (~5 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46809

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46809. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 46809. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46809, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Fort Wayne, IN
Unacceptable:
Ft Wayne, Waynedale

Stats and Demographics for the 46809 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46809 is located in northeast Indiana and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 46809 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46809 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 8,947
Population Density 393 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,341
Median Home Value $83,700
Land Area 22.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,000
Median Household Income $36,020

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 39Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 40

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male291295256297290295259273246349376287259162110978857
Female309297237303291303296278260345361329285217145134141129
Total600592493600581598555551506694737616544379255231229186

Gender

 Male 4,287 48%
 Female 4,660 52%
Gender

Race

 White 7,625 85.2%
 Black Or African American 738 8.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 0.5%
 Asian 56 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 194 2.2%
 Two Or More Races 291 3.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner64326399576554317245101
Renter1492732443062041218338
Total213599643882758438328139

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,500 38%
 Single Guardian 781 20%
 Singles 1,477 37%
 Singles With Roommate 242 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,903 73%
 Households with Kids 1,097 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male5465574558596465494750604950624868556467
Female6758726079635348545641564143544667657151
Total12112312910513712211711310310391116909311694135120135118

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46809 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46809 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 46809 real estate data, the median home value of $83,700 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46809 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46809 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 46809 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 8,890 99.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 57 0.6%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,872 43%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 710 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,418 33%
 Households Vacant 341 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 127 37%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1%
 For Sale Only 54 16%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 28 8%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 110 32%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 47 3%
 1 Bedroom 523 38%
 2 Bedroom 564 41%
 3+ Bedroom 231 17%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $36,020 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46809 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 46809 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,559 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,748 27%
 No Earnings 2,192 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,559 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,748 27%
 No Earnings 2,192 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3,599 95.1%
 Public transportation 25 0.7%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 86 2.3%
 Worked at Home 76 2.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 294 11.0%
 High School Graduate 1,700 63.5%
 Associate's degree 289 10.8%
 Bachelor's degree 281 10.5%
 Master's degree 78 2.9%
 Professional school degree 19 0.7%
 Doctorate degree 15 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,087 69.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 261 16.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 216 13.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46809

ZIP Code 46809 is in the Fort Wayne Community School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46809.

Indian Village Elementary School
3835 Wenonah Ln
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Kekionga Middle School
2929 Engle Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District
Waynedale Elementary School
7201 Elzey
Fort Wayne, IN 46809
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fort Wayne Community School District

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