Toledo, OH


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Toledo is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 279,789 people and 100 constituent neighborhoods, Toledo is the fourth largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Toledo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Toledo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Toledo who work in office and administrative support (14.27%), sales jobs (9.44%), and food service (8.29%).

In terms of college education, Toledo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.43% of adults 25 and older in Toledo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Toledo in 2010 was $19,422, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,688 for a family of four. However, Toledo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Toledo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 Irish, Polish, English, and French .

The most common language spoken in Toledo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.