According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Fort Wayne has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Indiana, Fort Wayne has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Indiana's index of 89.
The standard of living in Fort Wayne ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Fort Wayne ranks as the #5,760 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.
|Living Expense||Fort Wayne||Indiana||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Indiana, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.
Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Fort Wayne|
|New Haven, IN||16,279||84||1.0x|
|Van Wert, OH||11,045||85||1.0x|