Fostoria, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,064 housing units in Fostoria. This represents a 1.7% decline from 6,167 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,997 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 67 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fostoria is about 70.1%. Fostoria's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 7.7%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fostoria were built after 1947.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.60%
One Bedroom10.80%
Two Bedrooms30.70%
Three Bedrooms45.40%
Four Bedrooms9.50%
Five Bedrooms or more1.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.52
Median year structure was built1946
Median Value of occupied units$62,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$57,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1950
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$279

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.80%
Home Equity Loan8.80%
Simple Mortgage49.10%
Debt Free35.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.2%