Toledo is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 2,250 people and just one neighborhood, Toledo is the 138th largest community in Iowa. Toledo has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Toledo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Toledo is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Toledo who work in office and administrative support (13.34%), sales jobs (8.30%) and personal care services (8.30%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Toledo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Toledo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Toledo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Toledo may be for you.
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 18.90 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Toledo does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.