Fremont is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 16,297 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Fremont is the 113th largest community in Ohio. Fremont has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Fremont is a blue-collar town, with 41.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Fremont is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fremont who work in office and administrative support (11.53%), sales jobs (9.07%), and food service (7.40%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.51 minutes getting to work every day.
The percentage of people in Fremont with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.73% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fremont in 2010 was $18,197, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,788 for a family of four.
Fremont is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fremont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fremont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fremont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fremont include Irish, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fremont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.