Introduction to Maumee, Ohio

Maumee, Ohio is 8 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio. It is in Lucas county. The city is part of the Toledo metro area.

Maumee History

Native Americans, particularly the Ottawa tribes, were among the first inhabitants of the region now known as Maumee. The Maumee River provided them with rich resources and French, British, and American forces struggled for control of this river throughout the major part of the 18th century. The American victory in the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers, and the War of 1812, allowed them to utilize and expand this transportation artery linking the East and West. Eastern emigrants gradually came to this area and the town plat was laid out in 1817. The community derived its name from an Indian term meaning "mother." The 1970s saw a dramatic economic renaissance in Maumee and it is currently among the largest business centers in Northwest Ohio.

Maumee and Nearby Attractions

  • Fallen Timbers
  • Toledo Museum of Art
  • Maumee Branch Library
  • Toledo Zoo
  • Lucas County Fairgrounds
  • Audubon Islands Nature Preserve

Things To Do In Maumee

Several historic sites and museums are near Maumee such as the memorial of the 1794 Battle of Fallen Timbers, Fort Meigs, the COSI (Center of Science & Industry) - Toledo and the Toledo Museum of Art. In the city itself, one can pay a visit to the Arrow Head Industrial Park and the Maumee Branch Library. There are a large number of churches and cemeteries dotting the streets of this city. The banks of Silver Lake are also popular tourist haunts. Apart from this, one can take a trip to the Toledo Zoo, the Toledo Botanical Garden or simply spend the day at any of the city’s numerous parks. The Parkway Plaza Shopping Center, the Maumee Marketplace Shopping Center and the Chesterfield Plaza Shopping Center are among the shopping malls that provide a host of entertainment possibilities to visitors. Fairs and other events are conducted at the Lucas County Fairgrounds all year around.

Maumee Transportation

Toledo Express Airport is close by.

Maumee Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are provided by the Owens Community College-Toledo Campus, the University of Toledo and the Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.


Total Population 14,083
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 7,232
Age of the Population 41


% of people married 52.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $72,297
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 30.5%
Median Gross Rent $763
Median House Value $126,200


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.4%
Irish 15.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maumee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles SW of Toledo, Ohio
County Lucas
Metro Area Toledo
Standard Zip Codes 43537
Phone Area Codes 419
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.562
Longitude -83.653

Maumee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.1 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Haskins 1,302 $81,875
Holland 1,744 $72,802

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Maumee Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(419) 893-5911
Emergency Service: Yes

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Maumee High Schools

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1147 SACO ST
Serves 1,039 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 41 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.2

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