Living in Akron, OH

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Akron SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
8

Akron, OH Crime Report

8,863
Total Crimes
4,483.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
74.56%
Above National Average

Akron, OH Cost Of Living

84
Akron's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Akron, Ohio Info Snack

Akron (/ækrn/) is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Summit County. It is located on the western edge of the Glaciated Allegheny Plateau, approximately 39 miles (63 km) south of Lake Erie.
Population
198,314
Unemployment
8.4%
Poverty
23.3%
Median Home
$81,400
Median Income
$37,533
Median Rent
$735

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Rankings for Akron in Ohio

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Map Of Akron, OH

Population over time in Akron

Year Population % Change
2017 198,314 0.0%
2016 198,252 -0.1%
2015 198,508 0.1%
2014 198,329 -0.1%
2013 198,492 -0.3%
2012 199,038 -0.5%
2011 199,955 -0.6%
2010 201,111 -0.8%
2009 202,814 -
Crime/100k Akron OH USA
Violent Crime 862.0 279.9 368.9
Murder 19.2 4.8 5.0
Robbery 195.8 78.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 535.2 151.2 246.8
Property Crime 3621.3 2177.1 2199.5
Burglary 880.2 412.2 376.0
Larceny 2378.0 1594.6 1594.6
Car Theft 363.2 170.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Akron

White
58.5% (115,963)
African American
29.9% (59,337)
American Indian
0.2% (429)
Asian
4.6% (9,088)
Hawaiian
0.0% (22)
Other
0.2% (423)
Two Or More
4.1% (8,198)
Hispanic
2.4% (4,854)
Race Akron OH USA
White 58.5% 79.2% 61.1%
African American 29.9% 12.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 2.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.1% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.4% 3.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Akron, Ohio

Less than $10,000
11.4% (2,266,920)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.6% (1,514,945)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.3% (2,844,822)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (2,607,578)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.9% (2,958,765)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (3,431,381)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (1,974,693)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (1,444,989)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (426,290)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (361,013)
Income Akron OH USA
Less than $10,000 11.4% 7.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.6% 4.9% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.3% 10.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 10.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.9% 13.7% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 18.3% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 13.6% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 4.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 4.5% 7.0%

Gender in Akron

Female
51.9% (102,885)
Male
48.1% (95,429)
Gender Akron OH USA
Female 51.9% 51.0% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Akron for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (7,932)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (17,848)
High School / GED
34.0% (67,426)
Some College
23.0% (45,612)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (17,848)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (27,763)
Master's Degree
5.0% (9,915)
Professional Degree
1.0% (1,983)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,983)
Education Akron OH USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 17.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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