Toledo, OH

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Living in Toledo

Toledo is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 270,871 people and 126 constituent neighborhoods, Toledo is the fourth largest community in Ohio.

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 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 (12.27%), sales jobs (9.81%), and food service (7.22%).

Toledo is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Toledo. This makes Toledo a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Toledo presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The education level of Toledo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.82% of adults 25 and older in Toledo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Toledo in 2018 was $22,659, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,636 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 German, Irish, Polish, English, and French.

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