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Fostoria is a city in Seneca County, in the Tiffin-Fostoria metro area. (The community straddles Seneca, Hancock and Wood counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The community was named after C.W. Foster, early merchant.

The latitude of Fostoria is 41.156N. The longitude is -83.416W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,720.


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Median household income
Local
$31,166
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fostoria demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Railroad Festival - Sept. 22, 2007
  • Fostoria Glass & Heritage Festival - June 6-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fostoria web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fostoria demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Seneca County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44830 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

37% of Fostoria residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fostoria ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fostoria was $15,568, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Fostoria residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fostoria, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.


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Libraries in Fostoria include Kaubisch Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fostoria include Fostoria Focus, Fostoria Free Times

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Seneca County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fostoria political report.

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The average commute time for Fostoria workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fostoria between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Fostoria include Country Club Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Express.

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