DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT TOLEDO?
- Toledo is the fourth most populous city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Lucas County. Toledo is in northwest Ohio, on the western end of Lake Erie, and borders the State of Michigan. The population of Toledo as of the 2010 Census was 287,208, while the Toledo metropolitan area had a population of 651,409.
- Toledo grew quickly as a result of the Miami and Erie Canal and its position on the railway line between New York and Chicago. It has since become a city well known for its industry, particularly in glass and auto assembly, as well as for its art community, education, and local sports teams.
- The Old West End Magazine is published monthly and highlights "The Best in Urban Historic Living". The Midwest Urban Newspaper and Toledo Journal are African-American owned newspapers. It is published weekly, and normally focuses on African-American issues. Monthly issues are also published on the Old West End Association website.
- The median income for a household in the city was $32,546, and the median income for a family was $41,175.
- Before the industrial revolution, Toledo was a port city on the Great Lakes. But with the advent of the automobile, the city became best known for industrial manufacturing, although these industries have declined considerably in recent decades. Both General Motors and Chrysler had factories in metropolitan Toledo, and automobile manufacturing has been important at least since Kirk began operations early in the 20th Century.
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Demographics of Toledo, Ohio
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- Black Hairitage Salon & Boutique - Category: Black Hair Salons - 2565 West Bancroft Street Toledo, OH 43607 (419) 536-5894
- Da'beauty Shop - Category: Black Hair Salons - 946 Buckingham Street Toledo, OH 43607 (419) 244-5513
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1531 West Bancroft Street Toledo, OH 43606 (419) 242-1000
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- African American Legacy Project - Category: Historical Society - 2321 Upton Avenue, Toledo, OH 43606-4367 (419) 720-4369 - (visit website)
- Dramatically Inspired Works - Category: Theater - Theater productions giving adult and youth actors the opportunity to display their talents, while sending out a positive message to the community. - P.O. Box 2774 Toledo, Ohio (800) 851-9908 - (visit website)
- Family First Of Ohio LLC - Category: Mental Health Services - We at family first of ohio Provide a Group home setting for MRDD/Mental disabilties. We also have Home personal care, with non-medical transportation.We provide respite care to children and adults as well as adult fosster care we are registered in all 88 counties in the Ohio area. WE strive to be the best were we put family first. Because WE Care!!
- 185 Austin St. Toledo, Ohio (419) 724-1756 - (visit website)
- Justin R Crosby - Category: Financial Advisor - I help people protect themselves from financial problems. Whether its running out of money in retirement, to passing along a legacy to your family. - 3232 Central Park West Toledo, Ohio (419) 318-6017
- Keep IT Simple Entrepreneurs Network - Category: Web Design Service - Toledo, OH 43608 (419) 283-1363
- Mars Insurance Agency LLC - Category: Insurance - 5533 Southwyck Blvd. Toledo Ohio 43614 (419) 724-3220
- Tees Purple Martini Shop LLC - Category: Gifts - Online gift shop specializing in Martini, Wine and gifts. - 4926 Merry ln Toledo, Ohio (888) 486-5301 - (visit website)
- Toledo African American - Category: Economic Development Agency - 1946 North 13th Street Toledo, OH 43604-7258 (419) 720-1893 - (visit website)
- The Toledo Journal - Category: African American Newspaper - 3021 Douglas Street, Post Office Box 2536, Toledo, OH, 43606 (419) 472-4521
DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD
- Charita's Old Skool Soul Food & More - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - Toledo, OH 43612 (419) 787-4461
- Lorene Soul Food Buffet - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 3115 Airport Hwy, Toledo, OH 43609 (419) 381-6655
- MommaMunch's Catering Company - Category: Catering - Toledo, OH (419) 475-4525
- Ruby's Kitchen - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 4933 Dorr St, Toledo, OH 43615 (419) 578-5388 - (reviews)
- Serenity Soul Food Family Restaurant - Category: Soul Food Restaurants - 932 Woodville Road, Toledo Ohio (419) 671-6265 - (reviews)
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Natural HAIRitage is a student organization at the University of Toledo facebook.com/NaturalHAIRitage1. Saturday April 15th we are hosting our first annual Hair Expo and Show.
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- Amazing AME Church - 1827 Oakwood Ave. Toledo, OH (419) 537-0665
- Blessed Hope Baptist Church - 417 Rockingham St. Toledo, OH 43610 (419) 243-7077
- Faith Healing Church of God in Christ - 1558 Campbell Street Toledo, OH 43607-4320 (419) 248-9405
- Grace Temple Church of God in Christ - 2730 Fulton Street, Toledo, OH 43610-1542
- New Bethel Bountiful Blessings Church - 801 Vance Street Toledo, OH 43607 (419) 241-3550 - (visit website)
- New Life C.O.G.I.C. - 1215 Oakwood Ave. Toledo, OH 43604 (419) 242-3278 - (visit website)
- River of Life Church - 3611 Upton Ave Toledo, OH 43613 (419) 380-9357
- Solid Rock Church, Inc. - 1202 Vance Street Toledo, OH (419) 255-7625 - (visit website)
- Third Baptist Church - 402 Pinewood Ave Toledo, OH (419) 248-4623 - (visit website)
- Warren AME Church - 915 Collingwood Boulevard Toledo, OH 43602 (419) 243-2237 - (visit website)
- Connxtions Comedy Club - Category: Comedy Club - 5319 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, OH 43614 (419) 867-9041
- Murphy's Place - Category: Jazz Music - 151 Water Street, Toledo, OH (419) 241-7732
- Rusty's Jazz Cafe' - Category: Jazz Club - 2202 Tedrow Rd, Toledo, OH (419) 381-9194
- African American Festival
(July) Held at University of Toledo's Scott Park Campus - Toledo, Ohio
Features good food, live blues, jazz, and gospel music.
- African American Prayer Breakfast
(July) Held at St. Martin de Porres Church (419) 255- 8876
Annual Prayer Breakfast