Wauseon, Ohio

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Population in 2017: 7,342 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.5%
 
Males: 3,630  (49.5%)
Females: 3,712  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years

Zip codes: 43567.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,221 (it was $39,591 in 2000)
Wauseon:

$52,221
OH:

$54,021

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,015 (it was $17,491 in 2000)

Wauseon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,152 (it was $92,800 in 2000)
Wauseon:

$133,152
OH:

$144,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $655.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wauseon: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.5%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.6% for Black residents, 30.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.2% for other race residents, 75.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wauseon, OH (2017)
    • 5,49577.4%White alone
    • 1,37219.3%Hispanic
    • 2153.0%Two or more races
    • 520.7%Asian alone
    • 190.3%Other race alone
    • 90.1%Black alone
    • 90.1%American Indian alone

Races in Wauseon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Wauseon, Ohio as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wauseon is 472 to 1.


Crime rates in Wauseon by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.3)
3
(41.1)
1
(13.8)
3
(41.6)
2
(27.3)
2
(27.4)
1
(13.7)
5
(68.6)
3
(41.0)
3
(41.0)
1
(13.5)
2
(27.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(27.4)
2
(27.3)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.5)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
2
(27.3)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(54.8)
3
(41.3)
3
(41.6)
1
(13.6)
3
(41.1)
7
(95.9)
6
(82.3)
4
(54.7)
3
(41.0)
8
(108.0)
7
(95.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(191.6)
30
(409.8)
24
(328.8)
26
(358.1)
21
(291.3)
21
(286.2)
16
(219.1)
8
(109.6)
11
(150.9)
14
(191.4)
13
(177.8)
14
(189.0)
24
(326.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
136
(1,861)
159
(2,172)
208
(2,850)
187
(2,575)
222
(3,079)
253
(3,448)
188
(2,575)
198
(2,712)
152
(2,084)
127
(1,736)
183
(2,503)
151
(2,039)
188
(2,560)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.4)
3
(41.3)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(68.6)
2
(27.3)
1
(13.7)
4
(54.0)
1
(13.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.8)
4
(55.5)
3
(40.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)115.2145.6187.1186.5195.7187.7153.7146.3179.0164.3158.8135.5167.2

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City-data.com crime index in Wauseon, OH

Crime rate in Wauseon detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Ohio average:

1.27
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), American (10.2%), Irish (5.6%), English (4.1%), Polish (3.9%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1981

Elevation: 757 feet

Land area: 4.93 square miles.

Population density: 1,488 people per square mile   (low).

Wauseon, Ohio map

238 residents are foreign born (2.8% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

3.4%
Ohio:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,111 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,876 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Toledo, OH (30.2 miles , pop. 313,619).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (183.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Pettisville, OH (2.2 miles ),
Tedrow, OH (2.2 miles),
Delta, OH (2.7 miles ),
Archbold, OH (3.0 miles ),
Ridgeville Corners, OH (3.2 miles ),
Liberty Center, OH (3.2 miles ),
Lyons, OH (3.3 miles ),
Napoleon, OH (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.55 N, Longitude: 84.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,792 (+25.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,353 (41.5%)

Area code: 419

Distribution of median household income in Wauseon, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wauseon, OH in 2017
Wauseon satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2003: 37 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2005: 45 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $182,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $177,600
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2015: 37 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $157,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Wauseon, OH residents
Average permit cost in Wauseon, OH
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Ohio:

4.1%
Historical population in Wauseon, OH
Historical housing units in Wauseon, OH

Population change in the 1990s: +680 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in Wauseon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Construction (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.3%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Food (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Wauseon, OH (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Wauseon, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wauseon, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.1. This is about average.

City:

64.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Wauseon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Ohio state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/10/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Wauseon city center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused $30 million in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the city center killed 17 people and injured 379 people.

Earthquake activity:

Wauseon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 193.9 miles away from Wauseon center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from Wauseon center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.3 miles away from Wauseon center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 231.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 292.2 miles away from Wauseon center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 273.6 miles away from Wauseon center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wauseon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wauseon:

  • FULTON COUNTY HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 725 SOUTH SHOOP AVENUE)
  • FULTON COUNTY HOSPICE (515 N SHOOP)
  • SUNSHINE/PARKSIDE FAMILY CARE (729 PARKSIDE DRIVE)
  • DETWILER MANOR (604 S SHOOP AVE)
  • FULTON MANOR NURSING AND REHAB C (723 SOUTH SHOOP AVENUE)
  • HEARTLAND OF WAUSEON (303 W LEGGETT ST)
  • WAUSEON DIALYSIS (721 S. SHOOP AVE.)

Airports and heliports located in Wauseon:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wauseon:

  • Northwest State Community College (about 11 miles; Archbold, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,406)
  • Siena Heights University (about 26 miles; Adrian, MI; FT enrollment: 2,009)
  • University of Toledo (about 29 miles; Toledo, OH; FT enrollment: 18,409)
  • Bowling Green State University-Main Campus (about 29 miles; Bowling Green, OH; FT enrollment: 16,357)
  • Owens Community College (about 32 miles; Perrysburg, OH; FT enrollment: 9,416)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 43 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • The University of Findlay (about 43 miles; Findlay, OH; FT enrollment: 3,649)

Public high school in Wauseon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wauseon:

See full list of schools located in Wauseon

Library in Wauseon:

  • WAUSEON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $437,619; Location: 117 E. ELM ST.; 44,892 books; 936 audio materials; 2,889 video materials; 266 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wauseon: Ironwood Golf Course (A), Fulton County Emergency Medical Services (B), Wauseon Fire Department (C), Wauseon Depot (D), Fulton County Historical Museum (E), Fulton County Economic Opportunity Center (F), Fulton County Administration Building (G), Wauseon Town Hall (H), Memorial Auditorium (I), Fulton County Courthouse (J), Wauseon Public Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wauseon include: Saint Caspers Roman Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Evangelical Mennonite Church (C), Emmaus Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Wauseon Church of the Nazarene (E), Trinity Lutheran Church (F), First Church of God (G), First Christian Church (H), Congregational United Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wauseon include: South Park (1), Reighard Park (2), North Park (3), Depot Park (4), Homecoming Park (5), Rotary Park (6), Wabash Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (8135 State Route 108), Arrowhead Motel (8225 State Route 108), Best Western Del Mar (8319 State Highway 108), A 1 Auto Rentals (8319 State Route 108).

Court: Fulton County - Juvenile Court- Probate Court (210 South Fulton Street).

Birthplace of: F. Lauriston Bullard - Columnist, Hal Price - Actor, James Massey - Information theorist and cryptographer, John L. Moll - Electrical engineer.

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

WEST CLINTON MENNONITE CHURCH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-26-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-26-2010), St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-02-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-28-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-21-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OLD PINES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-07-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-29-2005), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wauseon that have no violations reported:

  • ST LUKE LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SWANTON COLISEUM (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.0%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Wauseon in 2010:

  • 107 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Wauseon in 2000:

  • 102 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Wauseon (2011 data):

  • The Farmers & Merchants State Bank: Wauseon Downtown Branch at 119 North Fulton Street, branch established on 1978/08/18; Wauseon Branch at 1130 North Shoop Avenue, branch established on 1973/11/16. Info updated 2010/07/16: Bank assets: $923.0 mil, Deposits: $740.4 mil, headquarters in Archbold, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Wauseon Walmart Branch at 485 East Airport Highway, branch established on 2007/01/06. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Fifth Third Bank: Wauseon Banking Center Branch at 1379 N. Shoop Ave, branch established on 2006/03/06. 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
  • The State Bank and Trust Company: Wauseon Branch at 515 Parkview, branch established on 1963/02/04. Info updated 2009/01/05: Bank assets: $624.9 mil, Deposits: $521.1 mil, headquarters in Defiance, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: Rurban Financial Corp.
  • The Huntington National Bank: Wauseon Branch at 317 Fulton Street, branch established on 1993/07/16. 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
  • First Federal Bank of the Midwest: Wauseon at 211 S Fulton St, branch established on 1920/01/01. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wauseon Branch at 1250 North Shoop Avenue, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Wauseon:

Marital status in Wauseon, OH
  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

For population 25 years and over in Wauseon:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Ohio average:

10.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wauseon
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wauseon, OH (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,27448
Catholic7,6215
Mainline Protestant6,17323
Other2803
None18,350-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fulton County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fulton County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Fulton County:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

10.4%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

29.5%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Fulton County:

9.3%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.6%
Ohio:

49.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wauseon:

42.1%
Ohio:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Ohio:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wauseon:

11.2%
Ohio:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.9%
Ohio:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

53.4%
Ohio:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Ohio:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wauseon, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$51,256$47,3135$2,952
Water Supply 8$29,269$43,9040$0
Streets and Highways 8$31,377$47,0660$0
Financial Administration 5$19,651$47,1620$0
Parks and Recreation 4$14,548$43,6440$0
Police - Other 4$11,745$35,2356$3,011
Sewerage 3$12,478$49,9121$1,242
Other Government Administration 2$6,664$39,9847$3,917
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$4,559$54,7080$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,629$43,5480$0
Firefighters 1$4,990$59,88023$8,722
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,075
Totals for Government 50$190,166$45,64044$21,919

Wauseon government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $263,000 ($35.82)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,705,000 ($777.04)
    Police Protection: $1,740,000 ($236.99)
    Water Utilities: $1,078,000 ($146.83)
    Sewerage: $988,000 ($134.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $685,000 ($93.30)
    Regular Highways: $660,000 ($89.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $453,000 ($61.70)
    Central Staff Services: $428,000 ($58.29)
    Financial Administration: $215,000 ($29.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000 ($18.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($12.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($11.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $112,000 ($15.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $109,000 ($14.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $85,000 ($11.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,111,000 ($287.52)

Wauseon government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,032,000 ($140.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($2.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $13,000 ($1.77)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $89,000 ($12.12)
    Highways: $88,000 ($11.99)
    General Local Government Support: $44,000 ($5.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $325,000 ($44.27)
    Special Assessments: $295,000 ($40.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $229,000 ($31.19)
    Fines and Forfeits: $143,000 ($19.48)
    Donations From Private Sources: $58,000 ($7.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,647,000 ($224.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $232,000 ($31.60)
    General Local Government Support: $39,000 ($5.31)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $3,370,000 ($459.00)
    Property: $714,000 ($97.25)
    Corporation Net Income: $442,000 ($60.20)
    Other: $270,000 ($36.77)
    Death and Gift: $166,000 ($22.61)
    Motor Vehicle License: $88,000 ($11.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($1.63)
    Other License: $10,000 ($1.36)

Wauseon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,976,000 ($950.15)

5.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,095 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.29%
Ohio average:

5.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lucas County, OH  1.85% ($43,354 average AGI)
from Henry County, OH  0.63% ($44,640)
from Williams County, OH  0.50% ($39,125)


5.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,601 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Ohio average:

5.51%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lucas County, OH  1.77% ($48,458 average AGI)
to Henry County, OH  0.57% ($36,406)
to Williams County, OH  0.50% ($35,284)
Businesses in Wauseon, OH
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Circle K3Subway2
Curves1Super 81
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wauseon:

  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTOD (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPD (1370 AM; 5 kW; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wauseon:

  • WMTR-FM (96.1 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: NOBCO, INC.)
  • WYSA (88.5 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WXQQ (96.9 FM; WAUSEON, OH; Owner: CORNERSTONE CHURCH, INC.)
  • WBCY (89.5 FM; ARCHBOLD, OH; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJUC (107.3 FM; SWANTON, OH; Owner: WELCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWK (106.5 FM; DELTA, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WNDH (103.1 FM; NAPOLEON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTE (95.3 FM; ADRIAN, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF MI, INC.)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDFM (98.1 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGBE (90.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: PUBLIC B/G FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WVKS (92.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRQN (93.5 FM; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOTL (90.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGDE (91.9 FM; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: PUB. BR/CAST. FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WPOS-FM (102.3 FM; HOLLAND, OH; Owner: THE MAUMEE VALLEY BROADCASTING ASSN.)
  • WYSZ (89.3 FM; MAUMEE, OH; Owner: SIDE BY SIDE, INC.)
  • WBNO-FM (100.9 FM; BRYAN, OH; Owner: IMPACT RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wauseon:

  • WLMB (Channel 40; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: DOMINION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WBGU-TV (Channel 27; BOWLING GREEN, OH; Owner: BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WDFM-LP (Channel 19; DEFIANCE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W64BM (Channel 64; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Wauseon fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Wauseon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 131ft / 40.4mTotal length
  • 198,352Total average daily traffic
  • 42,832Total average daily truck traffic
  • 207,751Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wauseon, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wauseon, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wauseon)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wauseon, OH)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wauseon)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wauseon)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$92,64817$90,130131$108,4924$34,2707$52,3231$39,010
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$115,4051$153,87015$106,3370$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$60,6833$70,79731$96,4934$36,9781$37,9301$21,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$76,3904$87,50010$127,2151$151,1602$94,8150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$42,2600$01$150,6200$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$122,9885$162,974
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$24,3802$86,415
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,8103$195,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$170,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$65,560

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0407.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wauseon, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wauseon, OH - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 58. The highest number of fires - 82 took place in 2012, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Wauseon, OH When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (48.8%), and Outside Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wauseon, OH
    • 48248.8%Structure Fires
    • 36436.8%Outside Fires
    • 14014.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wauseon, OH

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wauseon, Ohio:

  • Best Western Del Mar, 8319 SH 108, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 , Phone: (419) 335-1565, Fax: (419) 335-1828
  • days inn, 8319 State Rout 108, Wauseon, Ohio 43567 , Phone: (843) 861-8222, Fax: (843) 861-8222
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wauseon, Ohio
Most common first names in Wauseon, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7080.5 years
William5175.4 years
Helen5179.6 years
John4978.9 years
George4577.6 years
Charles4474.9 years
Robert4273.2 years
Ruth4083.8 years
Donald3970.6 years
Florence3985.5 years
Most common last names in Wauseon, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller5877.8 years
Rupp3279.4 years
Smith2875.2 years
Weber2779.8 years
Nofziger2382.0 years
Burkholder2077.2 years
King2080.3 years
Johnson1975.6 years
Short1979.6 years
Frey1777.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wauseon, OH
  • 82.1%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wauseon, OH
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity


Wauseon compared to Ohio state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Wauseon on our top lists:

  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
There are 14 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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