These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Akron, OH For 2018


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Akron are home to the 1%.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Akron

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Akron has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.15x the national median and household incomes are 1.29x the national median.

But where exactly in Akron do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Fairlawn Heights where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Akron out of 21 for 2018:

  1. Fairlawn Heights
  2. Northwest Akron
  3. Wallhaven
  4. Merriman Valley
  5. Ellet
  6. Firestone Park
  7. Goodyear Heights
  8. Rolling Acres
  9. Highland Square
  10. West Akron

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $475,874. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Akron.

For more Akron reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Akron and the worst neighborhoods in Akron.

Or, for living around Akron, out the best Akron suburbs and the worst Akron suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Akron For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Akron by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Fairlawn Heights, was named the richest neighborhood in Akron.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Downtown.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Akron ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Akron For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Fairlawn Heights $70,855
2 Northwest Akron $69,119
3 Wallhaven $52,652
4 Merriman Valley $47,363
5 Ellet $43,654
6 Firestone Park $41,583
7 Goodyear Heights $41,474
8 Rolling Acres $38,350
9 Highland Square $35,615
10 West Akron $35,209
11 North Hill $33,728
12 Kenmore $33,332
13 Chapel Hill $32,085
14 Elizabeth Park Valley $31,029
15 East Akron $26,747
16 South Akron $25,366
17 Middlebury $23,420
18 Lane-Wooster $19,878
19 Summit Lake $18,094
20 University Of Ohio Akron $17,596
21 Downtown $12,640

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