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Overview

Introduction to Bryan, Ohio

Bryan, Ohio, in Williams county, is 38 miles NE of Fort Wayne, Indiana (center to center) and 53 miles W of Toledo, Ohio

Bryan History

Bryan was named in honor of John A. Bryan, a state politician. It was settled in 1840 and became a village in 1841. Reincorporated as a city in 1941, Bryan was chosen as the county seat of Williams County, because its population was the greatest and because of its greater commercial and industrial importance.

Bryan and Nearby Attractions

  • Garver Park
  • Sauder Farm & Craft Village
  • Independence Dam State Park
  • Fountain City Historic District
  • Fort Wayne Children's Zoo

Things To Do In Bryan

Roseland Park, Maple Grove Park, Fountain City Park and Israel Gardens Butterfly Park are several parks in Bryan. Local Churches include the First Church of Christ, Bryan Christian and Missionary Alliance Church and Memorial United Brethren Church. Sauder Farm & Craft Village is a museum with costumed guides who recount the way of life 100 years ago. Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is another attraction not far from Bryan.

Bryan Transportation

Flights are available from Fort Wayne International Airport.

Bryan Higher Education

Colleges nearby include Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, Tri-State University and Northwest State Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,415
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+3,768
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married44.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,632
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,379

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,167
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone39.8%
Median Gross Rent$689
Median House Value$88,700

Ancestry

German40.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
English12.2%
Irish11.7%
Dutch6.4%
Italian4.9%
French Except Basque2.7%
Welsh1.7%
Scottish1.7%
Polish1.2%
Swedish1%
Belgian1%
Romanian0.7%
Czech0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Icelander0.5%
Slovak0.3%
Russian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Bulgarian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Arab0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Bryan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Williams County
Standard Zip Codes43506
Phone Area Codes419,567
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.47
Approximate Longitude-84.54

Bryan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMONTPELIER
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 31 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp60 to 86 F
Oct Temp39 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.1 inches
StationDEFIANCE
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 63 F
Annual Precip35.6 inches
StationPAULDING
Distance23.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp39 to 62 F
Annual Precip34.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Blakeslee56$49,688
Edgerton2,126$58,229
Montpelier3,989$54,259
Ney283$61,667
Stryker1,047$53,906
West Unity1,779$45,781

Bryan Public Libraries

Williams Co Public Library
107 E. HIGH ST.
Bryan, Ohio
(419) 636-6734

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Bryan Hospitals

Community Hospitals And Wellness Centers
(Non-profit)
433 West High Street
(419) 636-1131

Bryan Public Schools

Bryan City Schools Preschool
120 S Beech St
ZIP: 43506
(419) 633-6250
Primary
Total Enrollment 66
Bryan High School
150 S Portland St
ZIP: 43506
(419) 636-4536
High
Total Enrollment 531
Bryan Middle School
1301 Center St
ZIP: 43506
(419) 636-6766
Middle
Total Enrollment 722
Lincoln Elementary School
301 E Butler St
ZIP: 43506
(419) 636-6931
Primary
Total Enrollment 300
Washington Elementary School
510 Avenue A
ZIP: 43506
(419) 636-5034
Primary
Total Enrollment 315

Bryan Private Schools

Fountain City Christian School
120 S Beech St
ZIP: 43506
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 48
St Patrick Catholic School
610 S Portland St
ZIP: 43506
Elementary
Total Enrollment 148
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