Cities across the country and world compete each day to gain and retain businesses, grow jobs, and keep individuals and families invested in their respective communities.
Here in Fort Wayne, a collective commitment to engagement, innovation, and performance has positioned our community for current and future success.
In fact, organizations and publications have been recognizing our city on a consistent basis over the past several years. This year has been a strong demonstration of the positive strides being made to make Fort Wayne the best city possible to live, work, and play.
Through the first seven months of 2023, here is a recap of accomplishments:
-7th best run city in the country by WalletHub
-5th most affordable city in the country by U.S. News & World Report
-33rd best place to live in the country by U.S. News & World Report
-15th best place to retire in the country by U.S. News & World Report
-4th best city in the country for most affordable housing and job openings by Go Banking Rates
-3rd top hidden gem city in the country for homeownership by Lending Tree
-10th best city in the country for remote workers by The Wall Street Journal
-2nd top emerging housing market in the country by The Wall Street Journal and Realtor.com
-7th lowest cost of living city in the country by Niche
Mayor Tom Henry and his administration, along with the public and private sectors, are working tirelessly through high-trust partnerships to help ensure Fort Wayne stays on top and continues to attract and retain companies and talent, build strong neighborhoods, and provide unique amenities and activities for residents and visitors to enjoy.