The 10 Best Neighborhoods In Toledo, OH For 2023

The best Toledo neighborhoods are West Gate and Beverly for 2023 based on Saturday Night Science.

Best Neighborhoods In Toledo
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What’s the best part of Toledo?

It could be where everyone knows their neighbor. Or it could be where home prices are the highest, meaning it’s where everyone wants to live.

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Toledo are the best based on Saturday Night Science.

Whether you live in the sticks or in an apartment building downtown, you want a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood offers different perks and benefits.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Toledo neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

If you’re thinking of moving to Ohio and Toledo is on the top of your list, check out the best neighborhoods for 2023.

So what’s the best neighborhood to live in Toledo for 2023? According to the most recent census data, West Gate looks to be the best Toledo neighborhood to live in.

Read on to see how we determined the places around Toledo that deserve a little bragging rights, or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Toledo.

Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at, from best to worst.

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Table Of Contents: Top Ten | Methodology | Summary | Table

The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Toledo

Population: 5,177
Rank Last Year: 2 (Up 1)
Median Home Value: $120,471 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $52,759 (Fifth best)
More on West Gate: Data | Real Estate

Population: 9,310
Rank Last Year: 7 (Up 5)
Median Home Value: $103,725 (Fifth best)
Median Income: $58,590 (Second best)
More on Beverly: Data | Real Estate

Population: 14,870
Rank Last Year: 4 (Up 1)
Median Home Value: $130,600 (Third best)
Median Income: $62,654 (best)
More on Franklin Park: Data | Real Estate

Population: 10,639
Rank Last Year: 1 (Down 3)
Median Home Value: $148,520 (Second best)
Median Income: $46,447 (Eighth best)
More on Southwyck: Data | Real Estate

Population: 17,614
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $84,532 (12th best)
Median Income: $55,548 (Third best)
More on Deveaux: Data | Real Estate

Population: 29,123
Rank Last Year: 10 (Up 4)
Median Home Value: $95,712 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $47,428 (Seventh best)
More on Reynolds Corners: Data | Real Estate

Population: 11,374
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $85,264 (11th best)
Median Income: $45,718 (Ninth best)
More on Glendale-Heather Downs: Data | Real Estate

Population: 16,896
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $91,173 (Eighth best)
Median Income: $42,574 (12th best)
More on Whitmer-Trilby: Data | Real Estate

Population: 9,555
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $85,579 (Tenth best)
Median Income: $49,317 (Sixth best)
More on Point Place: Data | Real Estate

Population: 18,509
Rank Last Year: 8 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $79,484 (14th best)
Median Income: $43,778 (11th best)
More on Ottawa: Data | Real Estate

Methodology: How We Determined The Best Toledo, OH Neighborhoods In 2023

To rank the best neighborhoods in Toledo, we had to determine what criteria define “best” and then apply Saturday Night Science to it.

Using FBI crime, Census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 24 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index, the “Best City Neighborhood In Toledo.” We’re lookin’ at you, West Gate.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Toledo, Ohio has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city, from best to worst.

We updated this article for 2023. This report is our tenth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Toledo.

Summary: Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Toledo

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Toledo where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

As mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Toledo aren’t all good. North River takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Toledo.

We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.

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Best Neighborhoods To Live In Toledo For 2023 Detailed Data

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 West Gate 5,177 $120,471 $52,759
2 Beverly 9,310 $103,725 $58,590
3 Franklin Park 14,870 $130,600 $62,654
4 Southwyck 10,639 $148,520 $46,447
5 Deveaux 17,614 $84,532 $55,548
6 Reynolds Corners 29,123 $95,712 $47,428
7 Glendale-Heather Downs 11,374 $85,264 $45,718
8 Whitmer-Trilby 16,896 $91,173 $42,574
9 Point Place 9,555 $85,579 $49,317
10 Ottawa 18,509 $79,484 $43,778
11 Five Points 20,573 $67,982 $45,285
12 Old West End 5,385 $82,540 $34,812
13 North Towne 5,407 $79,100 $52,902
14 City Center 3,124 $188,733 $22,946
15 Scott Park 9,561 $88,083 $36,986
16 East Toledo 21,142 $39,404 $35,424
17 Onyx 5,032 $97,357 $28,661
18 Olde Towne 2,389 $62,120 $29,635
19 South Side 18,002 $41,953 $34,153
20 Roosevelt 3,108 $65,443 $28,454
21 Birmingham 3,412 $42,916 $29,994
22 La Grange 13,489 $35,269 $25,795
23 Warren Sherman 2,212 $57,850 $22,032
24 North River 6,949 $37,733 $23,384
About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

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