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New Owners/New Image... The Best Choice in Apartment Living in Fort Wayne!
Fort Wayne IN, 46816
Pet friendly...Low utilities...All major credit cards accepted. Short term leases!
Fort Wayne IN, 46815
The Convenience of City Living in the Country at Wood Creek Apartment Homes!
Fort Wayne IN, 46835
Apartments in Fort Wayne IN with washers dryers and private patios balconies. Pet friendly community has four swimming pools fitness center sauna game room 18 hole golf course and racquetball tennis and volleyball courts.
Fort Wayne IN, 46835
Colisem Park Apartments is located in one of the best areas in Fort Wayne. We are within walking distace to Glenbrook Mall and the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Not only are we in a great location, we also offer a 24-Hour fitness center, Business Center, Wi-Fi, Playgrounds and a Sparkling Pool with large sun deck.
Fort Wayne IN, 46805
Fort Wayne, IN
Overview of Fort Wayne
Fort Wayne apartments for rent are attractive options for any type of person looking to live in the thriving, second largest city in the state of Indiana. Fort Wayne has a population of 255,824 people as of July 2011 according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and the city is located within the largest county in the state: Allen County with 355,000 residents.
According to Visit Fort Wayne, the city has won the All America City Award on three separate occasions, and it is often recognized for the high quality of life and low cost of living that the city offers to its residents. Fort Wayne sits almost equidistant from Chicago, Cincinnati and Detroit, and its convenient location makes the city a valuable transportation and communication center for Northeast Indiana. If you happen for forget about their delightful Hoosier hospitality, they'll remind you with a smiling face.
Living in Fort Wayne, IN
Early settlers arrived in the area of Fort Wayne in the 1800s because of its prime location at the convergence of three area rivers - the St. Mary's, the St. Joseph and the Maumee Rivers. The city actually got its name from General "Mad" Anthony Wayne. His was the first fort established where these three rivers converge. Fort Wayne later became known as the "Altoona of the West," mainly for its key position in the great Pennsylvania Railroad.
Today, Fort Wayne continues to flourish and strive for progress. Moving forward, the city maintains its continued pursuit of invention, innovation and progress.
Fort Wayne Work and Study
The Fort Wayne-Allen County Economic Development Alliance examined up-to-date workforce trends, and it determined the specific industries it believes to be integral for business growth and for providing Fort Wayne with higher-quality jobs. These core industries were identified to be advanced manufacturing, agri-processing, airport development, communications and defense, financial services, life & material sciences and transportation.
The major employers in Fort Wayne were noted to be area hospitals, insurance carriers, government, telecommunication carriers and a number of businesses involved in aviation.
Fort Wayne's diversified business sector helps to make Fort Wayne apartments an attractive option for professional living. Rentals in Fort Wayne are popular options for students as well. There are a 14 four- and two-year higher education facilities located in this city, including Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne, which has an approximate student enrollment of 14,320. Ivy Tech Community College can be found here as well and enrolls roughly 11,180 students. Other excellent schools in the area include the University of St. Francis, Indiana Tech, ITT Technical Institute and Harrison College for business education.
Rentals in Fort Wayne, IN and Cost of Living
According to information collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, rentals in Fort Wayne have a vacancy rate of 11.1 percent and the median rent in 2010 was $623. City-Data revealed that in March 2012, cost of living in Fort Wayne was assigned a value of 84.2, which is nearly 16 points less than the national average of 100.
Fort Wayne Attractions and Special Events
As far as what makes Fort Wayne apartments for rent nice places to live, the low cost of living offers significant advantages, and the city has five area hospitals with a cancer and heart center.
In addition, Fort Wayne has more than 400 natural lakes that provide many residents with the perfect destination for family recreation or relaxing weekend getaways, all within reach. The city has more than 87 public parks and playgrounds that reach up to a combined 2,200 acres for you to enjoy. One of Fort Wayne's 87 parks includes the award winning Lakeside Rose Garden, which displays more than 150 varieties of roses and thousands of individual blooms.
Fort Wayne has been awarded three All-America City awards, with the most recent award in 2009, putting the city into the National Civic League's Hall of Fame. This award is meant to recognize grassroots community problem solving and only awards communities that tackle their challenges collaboratively and see results. The city of Fort Wayne has also made considerable efforts to deter crime, and both property and violent crimes are below the national average for cities of comparable size.
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