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Toledo, OH

Toledo is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress
278,193
Toledo Population7
$
38,533
Median Income6
9.6
%
Unemployment Rate18
 

City Score

 

Population

Toledo is one of the fastest shrinking cities in the United States since 2010, particularly for 15- to 19-year olds which has shrunk by 22%

Age

35.1
Median Age7
-4.7
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Toledo residents are mostly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 15.3% since 2010, while the Black community, 2nd largest in the city, has shrunk by 5.8%

Race

79.2
%
Ohio Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Toledo gets humid, but not hot, and has cold winters with frequent rainfall. The temperature reaches 90°F or above only 16 days per year with an average temperature in January of 26°F. There is at least some rain 134 days per year and the average humidity is 71%

Weather

37
%
Chance of Rain12
50
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature37

 

Housing

The average home value in Toledo increased by 15% since 2010 which is 27% lower than the national average and 15% lower than the state average

Rent

$
820
Monthly Average13
49
%
Renters38

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Toledo is a high tax location with sales tax near the national average, but income tax 26% higher than the national average and property tax 42% higher than the national average.

Other

1.58
%
Property Tax21
7.25
%
Sales Tax11
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax21

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)39

 

Employment

Toledo has a very low employment rate of 90% which is 3% lower than the national average. The largest employers are Owens Corning and ProMedica

Income

22.6
%
<$25,0006
4.5
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry18

 

Politics

Toledo is centrist with a liberal slant and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results40

Representatives

Mayor28 Wade Kapszukiewicz
Democratic
House of Representative28 Marcy Kaptur
Democratic
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Mercy St Anne Hospital, is 3.5 miles from the center of Toledo, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, John D. Dingell VA Medical Center, is 35.1 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, University of Michigan Hospitals-Michigan Medicine, is 38.9 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical29 Yes
Decriminalized29 Yes
 

Safety

In Ohio, 41.9% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, but gun ownership has increased since 2000 when 35.1% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks30
No
Permit to Purchase Law30

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#92 2020 Best Cities to Retire by U.S. News & World Report31
#94 2019 Best Cities to Live by U.S. News & World Report32
#12 2019 Best Cities for Healthcare by healthgrades33
 

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