Toledo, OH

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Living in Toledo

Toledo is a large city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 272,779 people and 100 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 (12.22%), sales jobs (9.52%), and food service (7.99%).

Toledo is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Toledo is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.

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. 18.28% of adults 25 and older in Toledo have a college degree.

The per capita income in Toledo in 2018 was $22,438, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,752 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.