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Population in 2012: 13,282 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 

Males: 6,344  (47.8%)
Females: 6,938  (52.2%)

Median resident age:  37.9 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 44830.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,643 (it was $31,166 in 2000)
Fostoria:

$34,643
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,653

Fostoria city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,425 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Fostoria:

$66,425
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,117; Detached houses: $82,282; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,266; In 2-unit structures: $72,835; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,048; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $81,425; Mobile homes: $23,832

Median gross rent in 2012: $589.

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  • White alone - 10,724 (81.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,182 (9.0%)
  • Black alone - 876 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 296 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fostoria: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (35.1%), Irish (8.8%), United States (7.0%), English (6.1%), Italian (2.5%), French (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 2006

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 7.26 square miles.

Population density: 1,828 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fostoria:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fostoria city:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

179 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 47 registered sex offenders living in Fostoria, Ohio as of September 15, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fostoria to the number of sex offenders is 283 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,092 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $805 (1.2%)

Fostoria satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (36.0 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (225.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Arcadia, OH (2.5 miles ), Bascom, OH (2.6 miles ), West Millgrove, OH (2.7 miles) , Bloomdale, OH (2.7 miles ), Risingsun, OH (2.8 miles ), New Riegel, OH (3.0 miles ), Kansas, OH (3.0 miles) , Bairdstown, OH (3.2 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 38 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $226,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.16 N, Longitude: 83.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +491 (+3.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,406 (46.3%)

Area codes: 419, 567

Fostoria household income distribution Fostoria home values distribution

Crime rates in Fostoria (2011):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 5 rapes (37.2 per 100,000)
  • 5 robberies (37.2 per 100,000)
  • 15 assaults (111.5 per 100,000)
  • 84 burglaries (624.5 per 100,000)
  • 201 thefts (1494.3 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (22.3 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 172.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 259.9)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 26 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Ohio average:

2.11

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Fostoria, Ohio accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -804 (-5.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (3%)

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Average climate in Fostoria, Ohio

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Tornado activity:

Fostoria-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Fostoria city center killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Fostoria-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Fostoria center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Seneca County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fostoria topographic map

Birthplace of: Gene Derricotte - Player of football, Grant Jackson (baseball) - Baseball player, Allen Miller (American football) - Football player, Damon Moore - Football player, Pat Hilly - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fostoria:

  • FOSTORIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 501 VAN BUREN STREET, STE 201)
  • FOSTORIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 601 PARKWAY DRIVE)
  • FOSTORIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 501 VAN BUREN STREET)
  • SENECA CO DILLON CIR GRP HOME (Hospital, 1016 DILLON CIRCLE)
  • SENECA CO DILLON RD GRP HOME 1 (Hospital, 1021 DILLON ROAD)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOME (Nursing Home, 725 COLUMBUS AVE)
  • INDEPENDENCE HOUSE (Nursing Home, 1000 INDEPENDENCE RD)
  • ST CATHERINE'S C C OF FOSTORIA (Nursing Home, 25 CHRISTOPHER DR)

Political contributions by individuals in Fostoria, OH

Airports and heliports located in Fostoria:


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Amtrak station:

FOSTORIA (500 S. MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.fostoria.oh.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fostoria:

  • Tiffin University (about 13 miles; Tiffin, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,204)
  • The University of Findlay (about 15 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,107)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 20 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 14,693)
  • Owens Community College (about 31 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 8,441)
  • Ohio Northern University (about 35 miles; Ada, OH; FT enrollment: 3,364)
  • University of Toledo (about 37 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,275)
  • James A Rhodes State College (about 44 miles; Lima, OH; FT enrollment: 2,348)

Public high school in Fostoria:

Private high school in Fostoria:

  • ST WENDELIN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 533 N COUNTYLINE ST; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fostoria:

Private elementary/middle school in Fostoria:

  • ST WENDELIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 233; Location: 300 N WOOD ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Fostoria

Library in Fostoria:

  • KAUBISCH MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $789,732; Location: 205 PERRY ST.; 88,891 books; 16 e-books; 5,282 audio materials; 5,589 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 230 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • There are four other colleges near Fostoria that should be listed; Defiance, Bluffton, Tiffen and Heidelberg.
  • LOWELL SCHOOL IS NO LONGER

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Notable locations in Fostoria: Fostoria Sewage Disposal Plant (A), Fostoria Country Club (B), Kaubisch Memorial Public Library (C), Glass Heritage Gallery (D), Fostoria Municipal Building (E), Fostoria Area Historical Museum (F), Fostoria Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (G), Sportsman Park (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fostoria include: Trinity Episcopal Church (A), Saint Wendelins Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint John the Divine Church (C), Revival Center (D), Pilgrim Holiness Church (E), House of Prayer (F), Foursquare Gospel Tabernacle (G), First United Church of Christ (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Wendelin Cemetery (1), Fountain Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Daugherty Lake (A), Lamberjack Lake (B), Mottram Lake (C), Mosier Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Fostoria (1690 North Countyline Street), Fostoria-Days Inn (601 Findlay St), Fostoria Motel (345 W Lytle St).

Courts: Fostoria City - Clerk of Municipal Court (213 South Main Street), Seneca County - Juvenile Court- Fostoria Office (125 South Main Street).

 
Seneca County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.8
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fostoria and their reported violations in the past:

FOSTORIA CITY (Population served: 15062, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-15-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2002)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1997. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-07-1998), St Public Notif requested (JAN-20-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-20-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAR-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUN-24-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-24-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-30-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2001 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2001)
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
FOSTORIA MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2004)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2002), St Boil Water Order (NOV-29-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2004 and AUG-02-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2004), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUN-14-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-19-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2005)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and SEP-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2004)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2002), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2002)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
  • 4 other older monitoring violations
WEST INDEPENDENCE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PWS (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
LAKELAND GOLF COURSE FOSTORIA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2001), St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2001)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1997), St Boil Water Order (JUL-15-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1997 and JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-15-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-1997), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
LOUDON MEADOWS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 86, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2002), St Boil Water Order (JUL-29-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1998), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-1998), St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-29-2002), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2002)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
WIGWAM RESTAURANT (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2002), St Boil Water Order (JAN-21-2002)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-03-1999), St Boil Water Order (SEP-03-1999)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-1998), St Boil Water Order (SEP-28-1998), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-1998), St Public Notif requested (SEP-28-1998), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-1998)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-1997), St Boil Water Order (SEP-09-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-17-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2002)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.6%
(21.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 48.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fostoria, OH

People in group quarters in Fostoria in 2010:

  • 266 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
250 people in nursing homes in 2000
3 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Fostoria compared to Ohio state average:

Fostoria, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fostoria (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: Fostoria County Line Branch at 601 North Countyline, branch established on 1966/06/24; Fostoria Downtown Branch at 133 W Tiffin St, branch established on 1915/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • The Old Fort Banking Company: Fostoria Branch at 599 Plaza Drive, branch established on 1996/06/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $389.7 mil, Deposits: $328.6 mil, headquarters in Old Fort, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Gillmor Financial Services, Inc.
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Fostoria at 1694 N. Countyline Road, branch established on 1999/11/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $2,053.2 mil, Deposits: $1,610.5 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • The Huntington National Bank: Fostoria Countyline at 570 North County Line Street, branch established on 1995/06/16. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • Fifth Third Bank: Perry Street Branch at 220 Perry Street, branch established on 1903/03/23. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fostoria travel time to work - commute


Fostoria mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fostoria city (based on Seneca County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.98%
Here66.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents58.0%13.5%9.6%6.8%1.6%
Congregations16.5%24.7%16.5%4.7%2.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Church of the Foursquare GospelAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents1.5%1.3%0.9%0.9%6.0%
Congregations2.4%2.4%2.4%2.4%25.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Here:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Seneca County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
This county:

3.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Seneca County:

6.70 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Seneca County:

9.7%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.5%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,115$42,3451$580
Other Government Administration 5$21,175$50,82016$18,668
Judicial and Legal 6$21,538$43,0760$0
Police Protection - Officers 25$117,032$56,1750$0
Police - Other 5$16,104$38,6501$598
Firefighters 23$102,177$53,3100$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$780
Streets and Highways 8$32,713$49,0700$0
Sewerage 11$42,337$46,1860$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,877$44,6310$0
Water Supply 15$59,858$47,8860$0
Totals for Government 106$441,926$50,02919$20,626

Fostoria government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,004,000 ($75.59)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,966,000 ($223.31)
    Fire Protection: $1,897,000 ($142.82)
    Water Utilities: $1,286,000 ($96.82)
    Sewerage: $1,080,000 ($81.31)
    Central Staff Services: $968,000 ($72.88)
    Regular Highways: $706,000 ($53.15)
    General - Other: $452,000 ($34.03)
    Health Services - Other: $378,000 ($28.46)
    Financial Administration: $303,000 ($22.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $216,000 ($16.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $151,000 ($11.37)
    General Public Buildings: $91,000 ($6.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($6.02)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $302,000 ($22.74)
    General: $22,000 ($1.66)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $230,000 ($17.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,154,000 ($463.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $128,000 ($9.64)

Fostoria government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,864,000 ($140.34)
    All Other: $214,000 ($16.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000 ($5.35)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $427,000 ($32.15)
    Interest Earnings: $134,000 ($10.09)
    Special Assessments: $72,000 ($5.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,796,000 ($135.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $549,000 ($41.33)
    General Support: $517,000 ($38.92)
    All Other: $502,000 ($37.80)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $5,465,000 ($411.46)
    Property: $1,025,000 ($77.17)
    NEC: $35,000 ($2.64)

Fostoria government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,140,000 ($161.12)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,201,000 ($90.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,965,000 ($147.94)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $590,000 ($44.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $444,000 ($33.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($13.18)
    Other, NEC: $167,000 ($12.57)

Fostoria government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $637,000 ($47.96)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,161,000 ($162.70)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $19,000 ($1.43)

4.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.52%
Ohio average:

5.31%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Seneca County:

0.10%
Ohio average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sandusky County, OH  0.85% ($28,619 average AGI)
from Hancock County, OH  0.65% ($24,913)
from Wood County, OH  0.39% ($25,089)


5.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Ohio average:

5.79%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($248 average AGI)
Seneca County:

0.05%
Ohio average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hancock County, OH  0.84% ($29,026 average AGI)
to Sandusky County, OH  0.78% ($27,055)
to Wood County, OH  0.41% ($28,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fostoria:

  • WFOB (1430 AM; 1 kW; FOSTORIA, OH; Owner: TCB HOLDINGS, INC./ C/O ROPPE CORPOR)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fostoria:

  • WBVI (96.7 FM; FOSTORIA, OH; Owner: TCB HOLDINGS, INC./ C/O ROPPE CORPOR)
  • WPFX-FM (107.7 FM; NORTH BALTIMORE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCKY-FM (103.7 FM; TIFFIN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKXA-FM (100.5 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: BLANCHARD RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WJZE (97.3 FM; OAK HARBOR, OH; Owner: RASP BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIMX (95.7 FM; GIBSONBURG, OH; Owner: RIVERSIDE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WGGN (97.7 FM; CASTALIA, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • WVKS (92.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WXKR (94.5 FM; PORT CLINTON, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W205AT (88.9 FM; HAMLER, OH; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WRQN (93.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBUK (106.3 FM; OTTAWA, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFRO-FM (99.1 FM; FREMONT, OH; Owner: BAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W254CD (98.7 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN B/CASTERS, INC.)
  • WXML (90.1 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: KAYSER B/CAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYNT (95.9 FM; UPPER SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W231AJ (94.1 FM; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: CLYDE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUND)

TV broadcast stations around Fostoria:

  • WLQP-LP (Channel 18; LIMA, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • W09CG (Channel 9; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFND-LP (Channel 22; FINDLAY, OH; Owner: METRO VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WMFD-TV (Channel 68; MANSFIELD, OH; Owner: MID-STATE TELEVISION,INC.)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WGGN-TV (Channel 52; SANDUSKY, OH; Owner: CHRISTIAN FAITH BROADCAST, INC.)
  • W21BF (Channel 21; FREMONT, OH; Owner: TV 21, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fostoria fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 28 meters (92ft)
Total average daily traffic: 56,442
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,578

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fostoria, OH

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fostoria)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fostoria, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fostoria)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fostoria)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 63
  • Hazardous Condition: 88
  • Service Call: 18
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Fostoria


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fostoria, OH

Most common first names in Fostoria, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16877.7 years
Robert16570.4 years
Charles13873.9 years
William12972.9 years
James10869.0 years
John10574.8 years
Helen9081.6 years
Ruth7678.2 years
Richard7468.4 years
Harold7473.1 years
Most common last names in Fostoria, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9073.3 years
Miller4978.7 years
Myers4475.8 years
Fruth3779.3 years
Baker3477.8 years
Fox3374.1 years
Snyder3175.7 years
Williams3072.3 years
Thompson3067.0 years
Wagner2977.8 years
Businesses in Fostoria, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Subway2
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS3
H&R Block1Wendy's1
Kmart1YMCA1
Kroger1
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