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ZIP Code 46816

Primary City:Fort Wayne, IN (View All Cities)
County: Allen County
Timezone: America/Indiana/Indianapolis (12:59pm)
Area code: 260 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:40.99, -85.04
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 46816

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 46816. 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 46816. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 46816, 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:
Diplomat, Ft Wayne, Maples, Southtown, Southtown Mall

Stats and Demographics for the 46816 ZIP Code

ZIP code 46816 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 46816 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 an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 46816 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 18,116
Population Density 496 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,879
Median Home Value $85,100
Land Area 36.53 sq mi
Water Area 0.10 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,015
Median Household Income $34,840

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male811754714701560477489536503587612528389310193137145106
Female806734687738683621597561547610698560480332267188187268
Total1,6171,4881,4011,4391,2431,0981,0861,0971,0501,1971,3101,088869642460325332374

Gender

 Male 8,552 47%
 Female 9,564 53%
Gender

Race

 White 7,801 43.1%
 Black Or African American 6,363 35.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 46 0.3%
 Asian 2,178 12.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 30 0.2%
 Other Race 1,016 5.6%
 Two Or More Races 682 3.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62363632917820514301111
Renter381785616631430226125101
Total4431,1481,2481,5481,250740426212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,668 38%
 Single Guardian 1,775 25%
 Singles 2,231 32%
 Singles With Roommate 341 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,415 63%
 Households with Kids 2,600 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male170164147163172155135145147133152148147134155155154121116117
Female155158164146153144164135138137146137127140126162155160135135
Total325322311309325299299280285270298285274274281317309281251252

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 46816 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 46816 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1970s. Looking at 46816 real estate data, the median home value of $85,100 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 46816 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 46816 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 46816 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 17,858 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 3 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 16 0.1%
 Nursing Facilities 180 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 59 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,614 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,106 14%
 Renter Occupied Households 3,295 42%
 Households Vacant 864 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 543 63%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 1%
 For Sale Only 130 15%
 Sold & Unoccupied 9 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 32 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 140 16%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 148 5%
 1 Bedroom 1,263 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,324 41%
 3+ Bedroom 522 16%
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 $34,840 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 46816 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 46816 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 46816 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 4,767 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,028 22%
 No Earnings 5,989 43%
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 4,767 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,028 22%
 No Earnings 5,989 43%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,386 97.4%
 Public transportation 42 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 3 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 1.0%
 Worked at Home 64 1.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. 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 1,070 19.7%
 High School Graduate 3,153 58.1%
 Associate's degree 404 7.4%
 Bachelor's degree 680 12.5%
 Master's degree 98 1.8%
 Professional school degree 12 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 10 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,067 81.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 422 11.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 282 7.5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 46816

ZIP Code 46816 is in the East Allen County School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 46816.

Southwick Elementary School
6500 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Allen County School District
Prince Chapman Academy
4808 East Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Allen County School District
Paul Harding Jr High School
6501 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: East Allen County School District
East Allen University
6501 Wayne Trace
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: Other/Secondary
District: East Allen County School District
Bishop Luers High School
333 E Paulding Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Private
St Joseph Hessen Cassel
11521 Old Decatur Rd
Fort Wayne, IN 46816
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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