Fostoria, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fostoria, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Fostoria had a population of 13,307 as of July 1, 2016. Fostoria ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Fostoria is located at latitude 41.1603 and longitude -83.4124 in Seneca County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fostoria (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Seneca County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 781 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Fostoria are located in Seneca County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Hancock County, and Wood County.

The City of Fostoria (GNIS ID: 1086945) has a C6 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that partially is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent or partially 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 Fostoria 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 Fostoria: Risdon, Rome, Stoner.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 13,307
Population in Households 13,052
Population in Familes 10,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 1,763
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,389
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,434
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,248 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,418 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,971 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 859 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $76,512
Average Home Value $89,822
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,163
Average Household Income $46,801
Per Capita Income $19,151
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.19%
Households -0.08% -0.12%
Families 0.01% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Fostoria, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fostoria 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 # 137 89th
Population Density1 # 356 71st
Diversity Index2 # 69 94th
Median Household Income # 1031 15th
Per Capita Income # 1047 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.