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Akron
  • City in Ohio

Akron Residents

Akron Residents Overview

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
197,375
Unemployment Rate
5.7%
Poverty Rate
22.7%
Non-Citizens
4.2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 72 responses
  • Diverse
    42%
  • Interesting
    17%
  • Educated
    7%
  • Social
    7%
  • Antisocial
    6%
  • Family oriented
    6%
  • Lowclass
    3%

Akron Demographics

Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    57%
  • African American
    30%
  • Two or more races
    5%
  • 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
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    15%

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Income

Median Household Income
$40,281
National
$64,994
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    31%
  • $25-$44k
    23%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    19%
  • $150k+
    4%
Median Individual Income
$24,530
National
$32,197
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    32%
  • $15-$34k
    34%
  • $35-$64k
    24%
  • $65k+
    10%

Community

Poll
36%
of residents say there is a good sense of community. 78 responses
Poll
62%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted. 78 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 61 responses
  • Be ready for all 4 seasons
    38%
  • Be smart about being safe.
    23%
  • Understand the school district you will be in
    8%
  • Take advantage of the park system
    7%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    2%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    2%

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