Akron, Ohio

Population 198,551

Akron is located in Summit County, OH. The population is 198,551, making Akron the largest city in Summit County and the 5th largest city in the state of Ohio.

There are 79 public schools in Akron with an average Homefacts rating of C. The total crime rate for Akron is high , and there are 947 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Akron is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Akron property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Akron include Coventry Township, Sawyerwood and Tallmadge.

Akron Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Average
  • No High School Diploma: 12.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.9%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.3%

Crime Rate

40.88% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 292
  • Violent Crimes: 901
  • Robbery: 166
  • Burglary: 852
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

66.43% Higher than national avg.
  • 947 offenders in Akron
  • 47.70 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

833 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 42
  • Registered Polluters: 58
  • Superfunds: 45
  • Tanks & Spills: 688


Very High 8.0%
  • Ohio unemployment average: 6.3%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

79 Public Schools view public schools

There are 79 K-12 public schools in Akron, OH and 18 private schools. Homefacts rates Akron's schools as Average, with an overall C rating.

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Crime view details

947 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$129,950 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

84 Building Permits View All

  • In 2011, the city of Akron, OH issued 84 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 84 permits, 33 were issued for single family homes and 51 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2010, the city of Akron, OH issued 127 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 127 permits, 65 were issued for single family homes and 62 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $549
  • 1 Bedroom: $648
  • 2 Bedrooms: $834
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,050
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,131

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Environmental Hazards

833 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Akron, OH has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Akron, OH is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.16 Average
    Akron, OH is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 25.6°
  • February 28.4°
  • March 39.25°
  • April 50.57°
  • May 61.83°
  • June 69.01°
  • July 73.67°
  • August 70.44°
  • September 64.6°
  • October 52.68°
  • November 41.88°
  • December 31.68°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Akron, OH

Akron, OH has a low risk of earthquakes.
Akron, OH has no risk of hurricanes.
Akron, OH has a high risk of hail storms.
Akron, OH has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Akron, OH: $35,184


Unemployment in Akron is 8.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 6.3% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.64%
White Collar - 54.36%


State Representatives

  • Gov. John Kasich
  • Sen. Sherrod Brown
  • Sen. Rob Portman

City Representatives

  • Marcia L. Fudge
  • Tim Ryan
  • Jim Renacci

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

70 FCC Towers view all