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Fremont, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 16,620 as of July 1, 2016. Fremont ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fremont is located at latitude 41.353 and longitude -83.1156 in Sandusky County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Sandusky County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 627 feet.

The City of Fremont (GNIS ID: 1086909) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fremont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fremont: Croghanville, Freemont, Lower Sandusky.

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Fremont, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,620
Population in Households 16,329
Population in Familes 12,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 291
Population Density1 1,992
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 6,784
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,190
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,859 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,925 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 796 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $87,653
Average Home Value $102,008


Median Household Income $38,652
Average Household Income $48,174
Per Capita Income $19,808
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.11% -0.24%
Households 0.09% -0.09%
Families 0.11% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fremont, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fremont to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 113 91st
Population Density1 # 278 77th
Diversity Index2 # 35 97th
Median Household Income # 985 19th
Per Capita Income # 986 19th

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