Highlight – Toledo, Ohio

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Located in the northwest part of the state, Toledo is one of the many up-and-coming cities in the state of Ohio. With its budding population, diverse demographics and a rich history to build from, the city is well on its way to becoming a wonderful place for many to call home. Whether you’re looking for somewhere to raise your children, or begin your family, this is a fantastic area to start. As the fourth most populous city in the state of Ohio, Toledo is a force to be reckoned with.

Population

The population of Toledo was nearly 300,000 during the time of the 2010 Census, and has been growing and developing ever since. Additionally, the Toledo metropolitan area, which includes the Toledo-Fremont area in northwest Ohio, had a population of more than 600,000 individuals at the time of the Census. The growing population says a lot about how the area has developed in recent years, and has turned into a city well known for its glass and auto industry.

Demographics

Though the population had been on a decline, with its recent increase of individuals in the area its demographics have steadily changed. The area is predominantly white, but offers a wide range of diversity in terms of races represented.Nearly 30 percent of people in the area are married with children and 35 percent of households are made up of non-families.

History

The Toledo area has a rich history, unlike any other in the area. For years it acted as the central hub in between the larger cities of New York and Chicago; however, it has steadily made a name for itself. In the early 20th Century, Toledo was well-known for its industry, but was hit hard by the Great Depression. Soon after that, many projects were instituted to build up the area and create jobs for residents. In more recent years, the city has undergone some drastic changes to bring individuals and families back to the area. Many areas have been upgraded and/or renovated to meet the needs of the people now calling Toledo home.

 

The area is on the rise, so it’s a wonderful time to move on in and raise or start a family near by. They say history repeats itself, so Toledo will soon be the booming area it once was. To learn more about the City of Toledo and all the things the area can offer to you and your family, visit here.

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