Fostoria, Ohio Population 2022

12,966
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Fostoria is a city located in Seneca County Ohio. Fostoria has a 2020 population of 12,966. Fostoria is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,046 in 2010.

The average household income in Fostoria is $56,106 with a poverty rate of 27.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $662 per month, and the median house value is $66,000. The median age in Fostoria is 36.8 years, 34.4 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Fostoria Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fostoriawas:

  • White: 87.64%
  • Black or African American: 4.83%
  • Two or more races: 3.55%
  • Other race: 2.61%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fostoria, Ohio is 12,966 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,046.

Fostoria, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,56387.64%
Black or African American6374.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native710.54%
Asian1090.83%
Some Other Race3442.61%
Two or More Races4693.55%
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Fostoria Population by Race

Fostoria Population Pyramid 2022

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Fostoria Median Age

36


Total

35.1


Male

36.9


Female

Fostoria Adults

There are 9,630 adults, (2,132 of whom are seniors) in Fostoria.

Fostoria Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fostoria Sex Ratio

Female

6,575

49.84%

Male

6,618

50.16%

Fostoria Population by Age

Fostoria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fostoria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family65%35%
Male52.7%47.3%
Female38.3%61.7%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fostoria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2582.4466.9
Married1,9043.1183.2
Male4633.4752.7
Female7133.5438.3
Non Family2,1781.2865

3.07

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Fostoria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2352.75%
9th to 12th Grade5886.87%
High School Graduate4,46852.23%
Some College1,81821.25%
Associates Degree6237.28%
Bachelors Degree4955.79%
Graduate Degree3273.82%
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Fostoria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fostoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian636343
2+ Races15315329
White7,2606,672718
Native American31313
Hispanic86370335
Black3012264
Other Race11496

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.25%.

Fostoria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,917$37,093$24,965
Less Than 9th Grade$27,292$35,028$15,365
High School Graduate$32,039$35,354$26,788
Some College$25,429$42,931$23,172
Bachelors Degree$41,414$51,450$39,318
Graduate Degree$46,324$49,141$39,250

$30,917

Average Earnings

$37,093

Average Male

$24,965

Average Female

Fostoria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fostoria Language by Age

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Fostoria Language

93.06% of Fostoria residents speak only English, while 6.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.13% of the population.

Fostoria Language

Fostoria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black60531952.73%
Multiple42421751.18%
Hispanic1,82950627.67%
White9,8992,48825.13%
Native7134.23%
Other126NaN%

27.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.00%

Male Poverty Rate

33.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fostoria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fostoria is Black, with 52.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fostoria is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.24%.

Fostoria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.57%
High School16.57%
Some College20.08%
Bachelors or Greater9.38%

Fostoria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.06%
Male Unemployed54.46%
Female Employed20.20%
Female Unemployed85.96%

Fostoria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fostoria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,131$54,097
Families$50,000$64,075
Married Families$70,467-
Non Families$31,018$34,857
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Income by Household Type

Fostoria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fostoria Married by Age and Sex

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Fostoria Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fostoria Marital Status by Race

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Fostoria Marital Status

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959

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War237
Vietnam323
Korea47
World War II2

Fostoria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3468
35 to 54259
55 to 64168
65 to 74259
75+205

Fostoria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White94810.82%
Native American39.68%
Other Race83.81%
Hispanic675.99%

Fostoria Veterans by Race

Fostoria Veterans by Education

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3.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fostoria Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fostoria Employment by Age

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Fostoria Employment by Race

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Fostoria Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.29%

Born in Fostoria

97.18%

Native Born

2.82%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.18% of Fostoria residents were born in the United States, with 84.29% having been born in Ohio. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fostoria Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,5690.00%
18907,0703,5017.07%
19007,7306600.90%
19109,5971,8672.19%
19209,9873900.40%
193012,7902,8032.50%
194013,4536630.51%
195014,3518980.65%
196015,7321,3810.92%
197016,0373050.19%
198015,743-294-0.18%
199014,983-760-0.49%
200013,931-1,052-0.73%
201013,441-490-0.36%
201113,401-40-0.30%
201213,361-40-0.30%
201313,321-40-0.30%
201413,281-40-0.30%
201513,241-40-0.30%
201613,201-40-0.30%
201713,161-40-0.30%
201813,121-40-0.30%
201913,081-40-0.30%
202013,046-35-0.27%
202113,006-40-0.31%
202212,966-40-0.31%

Fostoria Population by Year