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Toledo is the 4th largest city in Ohio, after Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati. It has an estimated population of 279,000 people and covers 84 square miles in the northeastern part of the state. Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County and was built along the coast of Lake Erie. Area code 419 includes other Ohio cities like Findlay, Upper Sandusky, Celina, and Defiance, and is 68 miles from Detroit, Michigan, 114 miles from Cleveland, and 243 miles from Chicago, Illinois.
The city of Toledo was founded in 1833 and it began to grow in 1843 when the Erie Canal was completed in the area. As railroads gained in popularity in the state toledo became a transport hub and more settlers began to move to the city in the second half of the 19th century.
Toledo became one of the biggest and most important cities in Ohio but the Great Depression and the decline in automotive manufacturing in the United States in the 1900s caused the economy to suffer. Now they are beginning to revitalize the downtown area, but Toledo has still seen a slow population decline in recent years. Despite this, it is still the 4th largest city in Ohio and the 71st largest in the United States.
The Toledo area code is home to one business on the Fortune 500 list and another that made the Fortune 1000 roundup. Owens Corning, an insulation and roofing business, came in at #442 and Welltower, a real estate investment fund, was ranked #577 in 2018. One of Toledo’s nicknames is “The Glass City” because glass manufacturing plays an important role in the economy. It also has a large automotive industry, medical industry, and tech industry in the city.
Toledo is home to Toledo University, Bowling Green State University, and Davis College among others. Some of the biggest employers in the area are Libbey, Dana, Owens-Illinois Inc., Welltower, First Solar, GM, HCR ManorCare, The Andersons, Mercy Health, and ProMedica.
The unemployment rate in the Toledo area code is 5.3%, which is on par with the US national average of 5.2%, and the city is expecting future job growth of over 37% in the coming decade. However, the average household income in area code 419 is $33,000, which is significantly lower than the US national average of $53,000. The three main occupations for residents in the city are health care and social assistance, manufacturing, and retail trade, and 8% of the population is making over $100,000 every year.
In 2018, Expedia named Toledo named #4 on their list of the best places to visit in the United States. The city also made the Forbes “2012 Best Places for Business and Careers” list, coming in at #182 on a roundup of 200 US cities. The Toledo area code is home to many great annual events, including the Toledo International Film Festival, the Marathon Classic, the Lucas County Fair, and the Biggest Week in American Birding.
A Toledo area code can be an asset to any business looking to expand in Ohio. With Nextiva, you can get instant activation on your VoIP services today. Call now to set up your digital phone system, and then answer calls to area code 419 from any internet connected device, anywhere in the world.
Nextiva is more than just a VoIP service. We’re also dedicated to helping you run your business. Because of that, every Toledo area code also comes with powerful PBX features so you can better serve your customers. Keep your callers and employees in the loop with voicemail to email services, call recording, and conference call capabilities. Then, install the Nextiva Auto Attendant. The software efficiently gets customers to the correct extension while also saving both time and money for your business.
Even better? With Nextiva VoIP services, you’re always in control. Organize your Toledo area code, callers, users, features, and billing in one place in the NextOS software. It’s easy to access from anywhere in the world, so you can achieve true location independence for your business. You can also explore an array of additional features, like Nextiva Analytics, to get a more in-depth look at your callers and a better understanding of your customer base.
When you’re ready to grow beyond area code 419, expanding is easy with Nextiva by your side. Take advantage of the flexible upgrade system to only pay for the area codes you need, when you need them. We’re proud to offer some of the most competitive rates on the market and the affordable pricing means that a Toledo area code is possible for businesses with any budget. Additionally, the transparent billing and “no hidden fees” guarantee both ensure that you can budget with peace of knowing you’ll never be asked to pay extra charges.
Nextiva is dedicated to your success, and that’s why here, people come first. The customer service team is on-call seven days a week to troubleshoot any issues that may arise with your Toledo area code, and keep your digital phone system running smoothly every day. In fact, 95% of the time your call will be answered on the second ring because we know area code 419 is integral to your business.
If you’re ready to expand in Ohio, start smart with a Toledo area code. Minimize the risk that comes with opening new locations and hiring more employees, and use Nextiva VoIP services to tap into the local market instead.
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