Income/capita 32%
Household income 38%
Unemployment 60%
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Income per capita$20,317$27,800$29,829
Median household income$34,548$50,674$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,318$65,077$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,416$28,832$35,192
Median earnings male$27,078$36,579$36,919
Median earnings female$20,884$24,862$26,250
Unemployment rate7.4%4.6%4.7%
Poverty level27.5%15.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Toledo is 32% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Toledo is 38% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Toledo is 60% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Toledo is 82% higher than the national average

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      Toledo employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry7.6%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector21.9%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%3.9%
      Wholesale & retail services15.1%14.2%
      Public administration3.7%2.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.5%2.1%
      Education, health & social services11.2%38.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Ottawa Hills, OH4,497$118,700114.6%
      Curtice, OH1,853$87,41758.0%
      Perrysburg, OH21,367$84,50852.8%
      Waterville, OH5,496$79,29343.3%
      Whitehouse, OH4,378$76,13337.6%
      Toledo, OH280,854$34,54837.6%

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      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Saskatoon, SK281,340n/a 
      Newark, NJ280,139$33,02540.3%
      Greensboro, NC282,177$42,80222.6%
      Plano, TX279,088$85,08553.8%
      Henderson, NV277,872$64,27716.2%
      Toledo, OH280,854$34,54837.6%
      Source: The Toledo, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).