Fremont is a city in and the county seat of Sandusky County, Ohio, United States. The population was 17,375 at the 2000 census. Former President of the United States Rutherford B. Hayes lived in the city for a period of time and dedicated a library to the town. Fremont is also the hometown of cosmetic surgery pioneer Cindy Jackson, UFC Legend Mark Coleman, NFL players Charles Woodson, Rob Lytle, and Bob Brudzinski and TV fitness personality Tony Little. The National Arbor Day Foundation designated Fremont as a Tree City USA. As of the census of 2000, there were 17,375 people, 6,856 households, and 4,374 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,313.1 people per square mile (893.3/Sq/km). There were 7,368 housing units at an average density of 980.9 per square mile (378.8/Sq/km). The racial makeup of the city was 82.24% White, 8.29% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 5.85% from other races, and 3.19% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.32% of the population.