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Toledo, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Toledo is the 4th largest city in Ohio with a population of 277,467 as of July 1, 2019. Toledo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Toledo is located at latitude 41.6639 and longitude -83.5552 in Lucas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Toledo encompass a land area of 80.72 sq. miles and a water area of 3.43 sq. miles. Lucas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Toledo (GNIS ID: 1086537) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Toledo: Fort Industry, Port Lawrence, Upper Toledo, Vistula.

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Toledo, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 277,467
Population in Households 269,824
Population in Familes 195,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,643
Population Density2 3,447
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $38,655
Average Household Income $52,144
Per Capita Income $22,231


Total Housing Units 138,768 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59,971 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 57,314 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,483 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $88,033
Average Home Value $112,882


Total Households 117,285
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 65,179
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.38% -0.21%
Households -0.23% -0.13%
Families -0.52% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Toledo, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Toledo to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 4 100th
Population Density # 59 95th
Diversity Index # 13 99th
Median Household Income # 1096 10th
Per Capita Income # 990 19th

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