Atlas of Urban Expansion

Toledo
United States
Region: Land-Rich Developed Countries
2014 Population
489,974
2014 Urban Extent
56,042
hectares
2014 Density
9
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Toledo in 2014 was 489,974, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.5% since 2000. The population of Toledo in 2000 was 458,978, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.3% since 1990, when its population was 402,895.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Toledo in 2014 was 56,042 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.6% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 39,436 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.9% since 2000, when its urban extent was 26,740 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Toledo in 2014 was 15 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.7% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 21 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.7% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 31.08 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Toledo in 2014 was 9 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 12 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.6% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 15 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 11,571 hectares of built-up area was added to the Toledo urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 44% was Infill, 27% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 29% was Inclusion. A total of 8,521 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 42% was Infill, 34% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 24% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Toledo 1990-2014 expansion area was 5 meters, compared to 7.61 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Toledo occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 25%, compared to 20% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Toledo's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.17 km/km2, compared to 1.42 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Toledo's 1990-2014 expansion area was 84%, compared to 91% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Toledo's 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.32 hectares, compared to 2.49 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014