Fremont, OH


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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 an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Fremont is a blue-collar town, with 43.04% 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 (8.52%), and food service (5.60%).

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fremont spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.93 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

In Fremont, just 11.61% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Fremont in 2010 was $19,461, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,844 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 18.46% 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.