Toledo is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,145 people and just one neighborhood, Toledo is the 663rd largest community in Illinois.
Toledo is a blue-collar town, with 37.44% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Toledo is a village of service providers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Toledo who work in healthcare suport services (11.40%), office and administrative support (9.25%), and management occupations (7.09%).
Toledo’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small village, Toledo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Toledo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.53% of adults 25 and older in Toledo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Toledo in 2018 was $27,836, which is lower middle income relative to Illinois, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,344 for a family of four. However, Toledo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Toledo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Toledo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Toledo include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in Toledo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 29 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 92.9% of America.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Toledo are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 51.2% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 38.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.5%), and 17.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Toledo, IL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report English roots (4.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (2.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (2.1%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (81.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (8.4%) and 5.5% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.