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Akron
  • City in Ohio

Akron Residents

Akron Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
190,273
Unemployment Rate
5%
Poverty Rate
22.4%
Non-Citizens
3.3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 76 responses
  • Diverse
    41%
  • Interesting
    16%
  • Educated
    7%
  • Social
    7%
  • Antisocial
    5%
  • Family oriented
    5%
  • Lowclass
    4%

Akron Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    56%
  • African American
    29%
  • Two or more races
    6%
  • Asian
    5%
  • Hispanic
    3%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%

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Income

Median Household Income
$46,596
National
$75,149
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    27%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    23%
  • $75-$149k
    23%
  • $150k+
    6%
Median Individual Income
$28,563
National
$37,585
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    28%
  • $15-$34k
    30%
  • $35-$64k
    27%
  • $65k+
    15%

Community

Poll
37%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 82 responses
Poll
61%
of people say LGBTQ+ residents are usually treated well, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them. 82 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 65 responses
  • Be ready for all 4 seasons
    37%
  • Be smart about being safe.
    23%
  • Understand the school district you will be in
    8%
  • Take advantage of the park system
    6%
  • Get involved in the community
    2%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    2%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    2%

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