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Apartments for rent in Fort Wayne, IN

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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Fort Wayne

I like that I have some pretty good neighbors. My street is fairly quiet. There isn't much else I particularly like.

There is a large park within walking distance. We also have several food truck nights during the summer that are very well attended.

I like that it is quiet and family friendly. I like that we are not far away from social scenes but also not right around the corner.

The unique thing about my neighborhood is that there are two schools very close to each other. There is also two nice parks. I like the local pizza places (Rossville pizza and sunset pizza) I also like the Qudoba near by. With family and friends we like to go to the Staten Island mall which is not to far of a drive either.

If I had to, I could walk to the store or several restaurants. There's several urgent care locations nearby and also an urgent care vet hospital maybe 3 miles away. We have a large backyard, plenty of room for nature and a huge field divides the neighborhood from a busy street.

Very family focused. There is a target, hone depot, strip mall, etc nearby. Parks in the general area

Who Lives Here

Fort Wayne Demographics

Education

High School

40%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

19%

Master's

7%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

22%

4 people

18%

5 people

10%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

32%

100-150k

11%

150-200k

4%

200k+

3%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

14%

20-45

34%

45-65

24%

65+

14%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Fort Wayne?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Feb '24$922$1232$1476$1848
Jan '24$922$1279$1488$1822
Dec '23$922$1235$1437$1812
Nov '23$892$1279$1482$1905
Oct '23$925$1241$1475$1812
Sep '23$925$1265$1470$1774
Aug '23$999$1304$1539$1825
Jul '23$1025$1362$1554$1869
Jun '23$1025$1327$1420$1912
May '23$1025$1307$1515$1803
Apr '23$1025$1189$1454$1775
Mar '23$805$1246$1392$1747
Feb '23$805$1251$1323$1826

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

30%

15-30 Mins

50%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

4%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4444

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 34 of 56 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 41 of 56 renters

Percentage: 4848

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 41 of 56 renters

Percentage: 2929

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

No

Say 36 of 56 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 48 of 56 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Nightlife, Parks

Things To Do In Fort Wayne

Top Score

Grocery Stores

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not bad on the supermarket score. Fort Wayne gets an average rating.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. 8% more grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Nightlife is on the rocks in Fort Wayne.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 8% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 27% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

It's just about fine for fine art. An average score.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 98% more fine art centers than average
  3. 23% fewer fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The road is less traveled for filling the tank up in Fort Wayne.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 12% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fort Wayne serves up a dining scene that's only lukewarm.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. 75% more restaurants than average
  3. 29% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The coffee scene is lukewarm in Fort Wayne.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 41% more coffee shops than average
  3. 46% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The retail inventory is low in Fort Wayne.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 20% more shops than average
  3. 55% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 27% more gyms than average
  3. 62% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fort Wayne could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 60% more pet facilities than average
  3. 49% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Fort Wayne's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 25% more medical facilities than average
  3. 69% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Fort Wayne Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 53 of 56 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 53 of 56 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 50 of 56 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 49 of 56 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 49 of 56 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 47 of 56 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 46 of 56 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 46 of 56 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 44 of 56 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 43 of 56 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 42 of 56 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 42 of 56 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 37 of 56 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 34 of 56 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 30 of 56 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 31 of 56 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 38 of 56 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 41 of 56 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 41 of 56 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 42 of 56 renters

Fort Wayne Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Fort Wayne

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Fort Wayne, IN

Getting to Know Fort Wayne, IN

Nicknamed the Summit City, Fort Wayne sits at the highest elevation along the Erie Canal, and is home to a thriving employment and recreation region. In 2016, Fort Wayne had a recorded population of more than 264,000 residents, making it the second largest growing city in the state. With 86 public parks spanning the city and bike-friendly trails intertwined throughout, Fort Wayne is an ideal destination for young families and active outdoor enthusiasts.

 

Fort Wayne Attractions

Fort Wayne is home to the African/African-American Historical Museum, which displays educational exhibits about the history of Africans and African-Americans in the local region from 1810 to present. If you're a lover of music and the performing arts, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra is a must-see. The Orchestra's home base, the Embassy Theatre, has also hosted performers like Louis Armstrong and Doris Day, earning it a spot on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

 

Fort Wayne Apartments and Neighborhoods
From riverfront apartments in the Downtown Improvement District to more suburban digs nestled in quiet communities, Fort Wayne neighborhoods accommodate the varying lifestyles of its residents. Singles and retirees benefit from being close to the hub of downtown life, while families with children are best served by the more residential areas, such as Brierwood Hills, Woodland Lake and The Knolls, which have better access to high-ranking schools.

 

Jobs in Fort Wayne
The job market in Fort Wayne is thriving, with the healthcare industry highly ranked among top employers. Another bustling industry is technology, which is unsurprising as Fort Wayne hospitals have been ranked as some of the "most wired" in the country. The defense industry is also big in Northeast Indiana, and companies like Raytheon and General Dynamics employ residents in Fort Wayne.

 

Free Things to Do in Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne offers an abundance of free entertainment from weekly live music and outdoor movie screenings to free museum admission. Check out some of our top picks below:

  • Jazz Jam: Head downtown every first Thursday of the month for live music and entertainment hosted in the main square.
  • Franke Park: Hit the "slopes" after snowfall for sledding and tubing adventures in this hill-studded park.
  • Fort Wayne Museum of Art: Visit the museum on Thursday evenings between 5 and 8 p.m. for free admission.
  • Foellinger Theatre Summer Movie Series: Join locals every Wednesday evening during the summer for a free outdoor movie screening.
  • Downtown Library Concerts: The Allen County Public Library hosts a free concert in the plaza every Saturday night throughout the summer, starting at 6 p.m.
  • Aboite Trails: Stay active by biking or hiking on the scenic 18 miles of trails that run through Fort Wayne.

 

For Families with Kids
The Fort Wayne Children's Zoo is a must-do for families, with over 1,000 animals on display, along with train and pony rides and interactive feeding exhibits the children will love. Fort Wayne is backed by a strong public school system, with Homestead Senior High School, Carroll High School and Fred High Croninger Elementary School noted as standouts.

 

Fort Wayne Golfing
On warm days, don't miss the opportunity to get outdoors and play 18 holes at the Autumn Ridge Golf Club. With picturesque views of 17 on-site lakes and rolling greens, the course makes for an ideal outing for beginners and seasoned players alike.

 

Shopping in Fort Wayne

If you like to shop, there are plenty of retail outlets in Fort Wayne. Glenbrook Square boasts department stores like Macy's, Sears and JCPenney, along with more than 100 specialty stores. For an outdoor shopping experience, head to Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center, home to Von Maur and more than 60 additional stores, such as Barnes & and Noble, Williams Sonoma, Francesca's, Yankee Candle, Loft and more.


Lake Getaways near Fort Wayne
Travel 55 minutes from Fort Wayne to Salamonie Lake for a peaceful retreat with swimming, hiking, fishing and boating. Head to Fox Island, less than 20 minutes away, for a quick day trip where you can hike the scenic trails, play with your furry friend at the dog park and swim at the beaches.

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