Fostoria, OH (City Center)




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About Fostoria, OH (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Fostoria is $63,120, which is less expensive than 88.6% of Ohio neighborhoods and 88.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Fostoria City Center is currently $738, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 69.2% of Ohio neighborhoods.

Fostoria City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fostoria, Ohio.

Real estate in the City Center of Fostoria, OH is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Fostoria City Center has a 17.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Fostoria, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

More people work in manufacturing and as laborers here in the Fostoria City Center neighborhood than in 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Despite the loss of manufacturing jobs across the nation, this neighborhood remains a place where, compared to other parts of the country, you will find many laborers and manufacturers.

Notable & Unique: People

Of note, 65.4% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

In addition, single parenting is hard. But you don't have to tell the Fostoria City Center neighborhood about it; they already know. 20.8% of this neighborhood's households are run by single mothers, which is a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.7% of American neighborhoods. Further NeighborhoodScout research showed strong statistical correlations among high rates of children living in single parent households, and neighborhood crime, particularly violent crime, neighborhood poverty, and, importantly, the percentage of low weight births and rates of infant mortality.

Also, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Fostoria City Center neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.9% of the neighborhoods in OH. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

If you find historic homes and neighborhoods attractive, you love the details, the history, and the charm, then you are sure to be interested in this neighborhood. With 66.4% of the residential real estate in the Fostoria City Center neighborhood built no later than 1939, and some built considerably earlier, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of historic residences than 97.0% of all neighborhoods in America. In this regard, this neighborhood truly stands out as special.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Fostoria are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 65.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Fostoria City Center neighborhood, 46.1% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 21.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (17.5%), and 14.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the City Center neighborhood in Fostoria, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.7%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (10.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.3%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (6.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Fostoria City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.0% of households.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Fostoria City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (79.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.6%) and 5.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Fostoria 0.101011101001110
Ohio 2.92
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Fostoria 0.101011101001110
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Fostoria 0.101011101001110
Ohio 33

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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FOSTORIA CITY


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to OH Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Riley Elementary School
1324 Walnut St
Fostoria, OH, 44830
01-02
Longfellow Elementary School
619 Sandusky St
Fostoria, OH, 44830
PK-KG
Fostoria Junior/Senior High School
1001 Park Ave
Fostoria, OH, 44830
07-12
Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School
1202 H L Ford Dr
Fostoria, OH, 44830
03-06

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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