Toledo, OH


Toledo profile

Living in Toledo

Toledo is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 278,508 people and 100 constituent neighborhoods, Toledo is the fourth largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Toledo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Toledo are a mix 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 (14.36%), sales jobs (9.70%), and food service (8.13%).

A lot of people in Toledo take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Toledo, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

In terms of college education, Toledo is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.05% of adults 25 and older in Toledo have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Toledo in 2010 was $20,317, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,268 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.