About Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne is the second-largest city in the state of Indiana, and the hub of Northeast Indiana. We are located in Allen County, the largest county in Indiana.

Fort Wayne makes up 16% of Allen County and the rest of the county is comprised of smaller towns, unincorporated suburban area, parks and nature preserves. 65% of Allen County is agricultural land. The Fort Wayne Metropolitan Statistical area is comprised of Allen, Wells and Whitley counties.

The 2020 U.S. Census places the population of the three-county Fort Wayne Metropolitan Statistical Area above 430,000. Fort Wayne is home to 270,402 of Allen County’s 382,187 residents, making two thirds of the county’s resident’s city dwellers.