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Akron Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
198,252
Unemployment Rate
6%
Poverty Rate
23.9%
Non-Citizens
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    43%
  • Interesting
    19%
  • Social
    8%
  • Educated
    6%
  • Antisocial
    5%
  • Family oriented
    5%
  • Nosy
    3%

Akron Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    14%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    59%
  • African American
    30%
  • Two or more races
    4%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Other race
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    14%

Income

Median Household Income
$36,223
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    35%
  • $25-$44k
    24%
  • $45-$74k
    22%
  • $75-$149k
    16%
  • $150k+
    4%
Median Individual Income
$21,760
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    37%
  • $15-$34k
    34%
  • $35-$64k
    21%
  • $65k+
    9%

Community

Poll
38%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.69 responses
Poll
64%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.69 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 52 responses
Report
  • Be ready for all 4 seasons
    37%
  • Be smart about being safe.
    23%
  • Take advantage of the park system
    8%
  • Understand the school district you will be in
    6%
  • It's a small town, everyone knows everyone
    2%
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