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Toledo is the Ohio's 4th major populated city. Lucas County is the county seat of Toledo. Toledo city shares their boundaries in the western end of Lake Erie in the northwest Ohio. In the year of 1833 Toledo city was founded on the west bank of the Maumee River. Toledo city is well known especially in glass and auto assembly, as well as for its art community, education, industries, and local sports teams. Toledo city metropolitan area population is 651,409 and Toledo city area population is287,208.

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      Toledo Region Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Since the year of 1959 Toledo Opera is promoting grand opera in the city. The internationally high praised museum is Toledo Museum of Art; it is located in a Greek Revival Building. There is an occasion for this area student to study ballet and perform their art in Ballet Theatre of Toledo and to adopt a one percent for arts program and such as boasts many examples of public, outdoor art in Toledo; it was the first city in Ohio. Edward Libbey made an augmentation of money and land to start the construction of museum and it was founded in the year of 1912. The Valentine Theatre was opened in the year of 1895 and it is the cultural highlight of Toledo's downtown new life, among New York and Chicago. The first building completely roofed with glass was constructed in Toledo in the year 1936 on January 15 and the first zoo to feature a hippoquarium-style demonstration in Toledo. Toledo Mud Hens are the ancient baseball league teams, first played in the year of 1896 and in Toledo, there is also golf club called Golf- Inverness Club which hosts six major USGA events and finally Toledo Walleye is an ECHL hockey team started play at Huntington Center in the year 2009. Toledo Raceway Park is the only one park for racing facility, with more than 140 areas for sports and relaxation, Toledo maintains one of Ohio's best park systems.

      Toledo Region Demographics
Toledo city total Population is 287,000
Toledo city Male Population is 138,800
Toledo city Female Population is 148,200
Toledo city White Population is 176,460
Toledo city Black Population is 76,820
Toledo city Hispanic Population is 21,230
Toledo city American Indian Population is 760
Toledo city Asian Population is 3,200
Toledo city Other race Population is 500
Toledo city Two or more races Population is 8,150
Toledo city Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Population is 70

      Toledo Region symbols

Toledo Region Nickname - The Glass City; Frogtown; T-Town

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Toledo Region Flag
Toledo Region Motto
Laborare est Orare

      Toledo Region Education
Toledo's Public elementary and secondary schools are governed by the Toledo Public Schools System and the city has just around 35,000 students, it is the 4th largest public school system in the state of Ohio. In northern Toledo along with the Washington Local School District, Toledo Public Schools controls public schools within much of the city origins, Within the Toledo area several public charter schools including two Imagine Schools and several private and parochial primary and secondary schools. Roman Catholic primary and secondary schools are managed by Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo. In Toledo nearly 21,000 students registered in the University of Toledo's eight colleges, offering undergraduate and graduate fields as well as engineering and pharmacy. The Medical College of Ohio (MCO) grants a medical degree as well as graduate degrees in medical science and industrial hygiene. The two-year programs in biomedical equipment, computer- unified manufacturing and glass engineering are provided by the Owens Community College.

      Toledo Region History
The area of Toledo was first determined by Americans in the year of 1795, with the founding of Fort Industry after the Battle of Fallen Kindling. During the War of 1812 many settlers avoid Toledo, around the year of 1818 immigration started with Cincinnati syndicate acquired a 974-acre tract at the mouth of Cedar Creek and it named Port Lawrence. Toledo is the name chosen by the occupants of this joined settlement, but the reason for this choice is suppressed in a welter of legends. A half mile to the north of Toledo in Manhattan the final boundary was decided to be built being it was near to the lake. The state positioned two sidecuts before the boundary one in Toledo at Swan Creek and another in Maumee. Toledo called war (for period of 1835-1836) and "fought" over a narrow segment of land from the Indiana border to Lake Erie, almost anesthetic battle among Ohio and the Michigan Territory. As of 1860 Toledo population is 13,768 and Manhattan is 788. Toledo prolonged over the empty streets of Manhattan and Tremainsville, a minor town to the west by 1880s. By the year 1880, Toledo was one of the prevalent cities in Ohio and Toledo became a center for many railroad companies and also main center for industries.

      Toledo Region Transportation
The Interstate 75 (I-75) travels north-south and makes available a direct route to Detroit and Cincinnati, the Ohio Turnpike conveys east-west traffic on Interstate 80 and Interstate 90 are three major highway interstates that run through Toledo and Interstate 475 is a loop that both begins and ends on I-75 in Perrysburg and West Toledo are the two additional minor highway interstates in the area. The division that travels mostly along east Toledo is Interstate 280. By TARTA (Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority) Local bus service is provided in Toledo. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is 45 miles to north and in the suburbs of Monclova and Swanton Townships Toledo Express Airport is located and it is the most important airport that serves the city. In Toledo Freight rail service is operated by the Norfolk Southern Railway, CSX Transportation, Canadian National Railway, Ann Arbor Railroad, and Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway.

      Toledo Region Universities
Toledo city Davis College,Ohio - 200 students
Toledo city Mercy College of Northwest Ohio - 500 students
Toledo city Professional Skills Institute,Ohio - 300 students
Toledo city University of Toledo,Ohio - 14,300 students
Toledo city Bowling Green State University,Ohio - 17,700 students
Toledo city Lourdes University,Ohio - 2,600 students
Monroe County Community College (Monroe),Ohio - 4,400 students
Toledo city Owens Community College,Ohio - 20,000 students
Toledo city Tiffin University,Ohio - 6,800 students
Toledo city Stautzenberger College,Ohio - 800 students

      Toledo Region Tourist Attractions
Toledo Zoo
Toledo Mud Hens Baseball
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
Wildwood Manor House
Toledo Symphony Orchestra
The Valentine Theatre
Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral
Huntington Center
Woodlawn Cemetery
Stranahan Theater
Hollywood Casino
Irwin Prairie State Nature Preserve
Warehouse District
Historic Old West End
Children's Theatre Workshop
Seagate Convention Center
Tamaron Country Club
Detwiler American Golf Club
Ottawa Park Golf Course
South Toledo Golf Club
Collins Park American Golf Club
The Toledo Ballet
The Toledo Repertoire Theatre
Toledo Opera
Arts Commission of Greater of Toledo
Rave Cinemas

      Toledo Region Museums
Toledo Museum of Art
Imagination Station
Blair Museum of Lithophanes
Willis B. Boyer Museum Ship
Toledo Firefighters Museum
S S Willis B. Boyer Maritime Museum
The Frogtown Froggy Museum

      Toledo Parks
Oak Openings Preserve
Wildwood Preserve Metropark
Toledo Botanical Garden
Swan Creek Metropark
Walbridge Park
Raceway Park

      Toledo Region Religion
Toledo city Percent Religious Population is 45.00%
Toledo city Catholic Population is 20.00%
Toledo city LDS Population is 0.30%
Toledo city Baptist Population is 4.30%
Toledo city Episcopalian Population is 0.50%
Toledo city Pentecostal Population is 2.20%
Toledo city Lutheran Population is 5.40%
Toledo city Methodist Population is 2.80%
Toledo city Presbyterian Population is 1.40%
Toledo city Other Christian Population is 4.80%
Toledo city Jewish Population is 0.70%
Toledo city Eastern Population is 0.00%
Toledo city Islam Population is 0.40%

      Toledo Region Taxes
Toledo city Unemployment Rate is 8.50%
Toledo city Recent Job Growth Tax Rate is -2.23%
Toledo city Future Job Growth Tax Rate is 27.04%
Toledo city Sales Taxe 6.75%
Toledo city Income Taxes 6.36%
Toledo city Income per Cap. $19,715
Toledo city Household Income $36,764
Toledo city Income Less Than 15K Tax Rate is 20.16%
Toledo city Income between 15K and 25K Tax Rate is 14.29%
Toledo city Income between 25K and 35K Tax Rate is 13.28%
Toledo city Income between 35K and 50K Tax Rate is 16.63%
Toledo city Income between 50K and 75K Tax Rate is 19.19%
Toledo city Income between 75K and 100K Tax Rate is 8.97%
Toledo city Income between 100K and 150K Tax Rate is 5.71%
Toledo city Income between 150K and 250K Tax Rate is 1.35%
Toledo city Income between 250K and 500K Tax Rate is 0.39%
Toledo city Income greater than 500K Tax Rate is 0.03%
Toledo city Management, Business, and Financial Operations Tax Rate is 9.36%
Toledo city Professional and Related Occupations Tax Rate is 17.43%
Toledo city Service Tax Rate is 17.21%
Toledo city Sales and Office Tax Rate is 26.95%
Toledo city Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Tax Rate is 0.11%
Toledo city Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance Tax Rate is 8.25%
Toledo city Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Tax Rate is 20.69%

      Toledo Region Geography
Toledo city total area consists of 84.12 square miles, among that 80.69 square miles consist of land and remaining 3.43 square miles of water and Toledo is positioned at 41 North and 83to West. Winters are cold and to some extent snow, in January mean temperature of 23.9 F and lows at below 0 F on 9 nights and Summers are very warm and humid, with July averaging 73.0 F (22.8 C) and temperatures of 90 F (32 C) or more seen on 15 days and per year 37 inches of snow fall occurs. Temperature ranges from -20 F on January 21, 1984 to 105 F on July 14, 1936.

      Toledo Region Economy
Several large glass companies have their ancestries in Toledo; because of the long history of innovation in all phases of the glass industry in Toledo is also known as the Glass City. The glass companies like Owens-Illinois, Owens Corning, Libbey Glass, Pilkington North America and Therma-Tru have long been an essential of Toledo's economy and other off-shoots and spinoffs of these companies also continue to play vital roles in Toledo's economy. The city received significant interest and growth in "green jobs" due to economic development around solar energy, While Toledo has a "rust belt" reputation due to its manufacturing history in the 2000s. In Toledo city around 500 automotive associated companies had their head office.

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