Akron, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 198,100 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.7%
 
Males: 95,760  (48.3%)
Females: 102,340  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  36.4 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 44203, 44221, 44223, 44260, 44278, 44301, 44302, 44303, 44304, 44305, 44306, 44307, 44308, 44310, 44311, 44312, 44313, 44314, 44319, 44320, 44333.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,300 (it was $31,835 in 2000)
Akron:

$34,300
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,953 (it was $17,596 in 2000)

Akron city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,600 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Akron:

$78,600
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $101,226; Detached houses: $97,209; Townhouses or other attached units: $134,324; In 2-unit structures: $82,731; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $86,659; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $229,327; Mobile homes: $12,702

Median gross rent in 2013: $677.

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  • Races in Akron, OH (2013)

    Akron races chart
    • 115,38158.2%White alone
    • 63,03731.8%Black alone
    • 8,0874.1%Two or more races
    • 5,2522.7%Asian alone
    • 5,2902.7%Hispanic
    • 7840.4%American Indian alone
    • 1460.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1180.06%Other race alone

Races in Akron detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Akron: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.5%), Irish (11.1%), Italian (6.8%), English (5.8%), United States (5.6%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1918

Elevation: 1050 feet

Land area: 62.1 square miles.

Population density: 3,192 people per square mile   (average).

Akron,OH real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Akron:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akron city:

  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

9,029 residents are foreign born (1.6% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This city:

4.6%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there were 709 registered sex offenders living in Akron, Ohio as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Akron to the number of sex offenders is 280 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,607 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,261 (1.7%)

Akron satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (323.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Sawyerwood, OH (2.2 miles ), Cuyahoga Falls, OH (2.3 miles ), Tallmadge, OH (2.3 miles ), Portage Lakes, OH (2.4 miles ), Lakemore, OH (2.4 miles ), Barberton, OH (2.5 miles ), Munroe Falls, OH (2.5 miles ), Silver Lake, OH (2.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 253 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 1998: 254 buildings, average cost: $102,900
  • 1999: 287 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2000: 225 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2001: 230 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2002: 209 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2003: 294 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 288 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2005: 269 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2006: 198 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2007: 140 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2008: 82 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2010: 65 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $99,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.07 N, Longitude: 81.52 W

Akron nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): City of Invention, Rubber Capital of the World, Rubber City, Summit City, Tire City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +29,174 (+14.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 42,926 (50.2%)

Area codes: 330, 234

Akron household income distribution Akron home values distribution

Property values in Akron, OH


Crime rates in Akron by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1916132722172022272423
per 100,000 8.77.56.112.710.58.29.710.713.612.111.6
Rapes 156206175183174167189159165167160
per 100,000 71.496.082.386.283.480.791.577.382.884.280.6
Robberies 655623605625730801727602718577528
per 100,000 299.9290.3284.5294.4349.8387.2352.1292.6360.3290.8266.1
Assaults 361443450430641912980882869991859
per 100,000 165.3206.4211.6202.6307.1440.9474.6428.7436.1499.5433.0
Burglaries 3,0693,1773,2483,4093,3193,7703,7594,2474,2683,4293,096
per 100,000 1,405.41,480.31,527.41,606.01,590.31,822.61,820.42,064.12,142.01,728.41,560.4
Thefts 7,3837,7797,9157,2535,9736,0015,7635,8555,7905,8845,922
per 100,000 3,380.93,624.53,722.13,416.82,862.02,901.22,790.82,845.52,905.82,965.92,984.8
Auto thefts 1,4581,2161,5231,3781,202950963749806721631
per 100,000 667.7566.6716.2649.2575.9459.3466.4364.0404.5363.4318.0
Arson 1129284921101091071069510385
per 100,000 51.342.939.543.352.752.751.851.547.751.942.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.9) 477.3506.2511.0516.3518.1557.2560.9535.9578.3539.1500.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Akron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 454 (412 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Ohio average:

2.45

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Akron tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -6,461 (-2.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Akron: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Akron, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Akron, Ohio average temperatures Akron, Ohio average precipitation Akron, Ohio humidity Akron, Ohio wind speed Akron, Ohio snowfall Akron, Ohio sunshine Akron, Ohio clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Akron-area historical tornado activity is near Ohio state average. It is 11% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.1 miles away from the Akron city center killed 18 people and injured 310 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 18 people and injured 200 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Akron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from Akron center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 236.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 153.9 miles away from Akron center
On 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Summit County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Depression: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Akron topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael Tarver - Professional wrestler, Michael Dokes - Boxer, Stephen Curry (basketball) - Basketball player, Willard Van Orman Quine - Philosopher, Maynard James Keenan - Musician, Ricky Powers - Football player and coach, Thurman Munson - Baseball player, LeBron James, John Dean - Anti–Iraq War activist, James Harrison (American football) - Football linebacker.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Akron: Harold Glenn Epperson.

Main business address for: FIRSTENERGY CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES), FIRSTENERGY CORP (ELECTRIC SERVICES), FIRSTMERIT CORP /OH/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), MYERS INDUSTRIES INC (PLASTICS PRODUCTS, NEC), GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO /OH/ (TIRES AND INNER TUBES), SCHULMAN A INC (PLASTICS, MATERIALS, SYNTH RESINS & NONVULCAN ELASTOMERS).

Hospitals in Akron:

  • AKRON CITY HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 525 EAST MARKET STREET)
  • AKRON GENERAL MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 400 WABASH AVENUE)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 1 PERKINS SQUARE)
  • CRYSTAL CLINIC ORTHOPAEDIC CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 444 NORTH MAIN STREET)
  • EVANT / FREDERICK HOME (1445 FREDERICK BLVD)
  • EVANT / SPRINGFIELD HOME (3568 E WATERLOO ROAD)
  • HOSPICE OF SUMMA (444 N MAIN ST)
  • REM-OHIO INC/LITTLEDALE HOME (3070 LITTLEDALE ROAD)
  • SELECT SPECIALITY HOSPITAL-AKRON/SHS, INC (525 EAST MARKET STREET)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL-NORTHEAST OHIO, INC ("400 WABASH AVENUE, FLOOR 9100")
  • SUMMA HEALTH SYSTEMS HOSPITALS (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 525 EAST MARKET STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Akron:

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Amtrak station:

AKRON (906 E. BOWERY ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/Universities in Akron:

  • University of Akron Main Campus (Full-time enrollment: 22,216; Location: 302 Buchtel Common; Public; Website: www.uakron.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Brown Mackie College-Akron (FT enrollment: 770; Location: 755 White Pond Dr., Suite 101; Private, for-profit; Website: www.brownmackie.edu)
  • Akron Institute of Herzing University (FT enrollment: 466; Location: 1600 South Arlington Street, Suite 100; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.AKRONINSTITUTE.COM)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Akron (FT enrollment: 240; Location: 3428 W Market St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Fortis College-Akron (FT enrollment: 229; Location: 1040 East Tallmidge Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.fortis.edu)
  • Regency Beauty Institute-Akron (FT enrollment: 117; Location: 1912 Buchholzer Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.regency.edu)
  • Ohio College of Massotherapy Inc (FT enrollment: 92; Location: 225 Heritage Woods Dr; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ocm.edu)
  • National Institute of Massotherapy (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 3681 Manchester Rd.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.nim.edu)
  • Gerbers Akron Beauty School (FT enrollment: 42; Location: 1915 West Market ST. Suite 800; Private, for-profit; Website: AkronBeautySchool.com)
  • Akron School of Practical Nursing (FT enrollment: 33; Location: 1532 Peckham Street; Public; Website: www.akronschools.com/nursing)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Akron:

  • Kent State University at Kent (about 11 miles; Kent, OH; Full-time enrollment: 25,431)
  • Stark State College (about 15 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 7,707)
  • Kent State University at Stark (about 15 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 3,259)
  • Walsh University (about 16 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • Malone University (about 19 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)
  • University of Mount Union (about 25 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • Baldwin Wallace University (about 28 miles; Berea, OH; FT enrollment: 3,699)

Biggest public high schools in Akron:

Private high schools in Akron:

  • ARCHBISHOP HOBAN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 909; Location: 1 HOLY CROSS BLVD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST VINCENT-ST MARY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 653; Location: 15 N MAPLE ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ELMS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 187; Location: 1375 W MARKET ST; Grades: 7 - 12; Girls only)
  • MOGADORE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55; Location: 3603 CARPER AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Akron:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Akron:

  • OLD TRAIL SCHOOL (Students: 530; Location: 2315 IRA RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST SEBASTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 500 MULL AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MATTHEW PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 360; Location: 2580 BENTON AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST FRANCIS DE SALES SCHOOL (Students: 336; Location: 4009 MANCHESTER RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST VINCENT DEPAUL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 243; Location: 17 S MAPLE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: 1580 BROWN ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY OF PADUA ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 80 E YORK ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF THE ELMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 1290 W MARKET ST; Grades: PK - 6; Girls only)
  • CHAPEL HILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL-GREEN CAMPUS (Students: 180; Location: 946 E TURKEYFOOT LAKE RD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • NORTH AKRON CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 1570 CREIGHTON AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Akron, map of school districts: AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Akron:

  • AKRON-SUMMIT CNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $26,791,119; Location: 60 S. HIGH ST.; 1,533,004 books; 664 e-books; 194,036 audio materials; 212,084 video materials; 36 local licensed databases; 266 state licensed databases; 6,054 print serial subscriptions; 38 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of W.V. Quine, (June 25, 1908 in Akron, Ohio, December 25, 2000 in Boston, Massachusetts) renowned 20th century philosopher, logician, and Harvard Professor. Birthplcace of his nephew, Rob Quine (December 30, 1942 Akron - May 31, 2004, NY, NY) renowned rock and jazz guitarist.
  • 1060AM radio station is now WILB. http://www.livingbreadradio.com/index.php
  • Clear Channel Communications now owns the former Citicaster FM radio stations WMJI, WMMS, and WKDD.

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Notable locations in Akron: Perkins Square (A), Firestone Park Stadium (B), Municipal Stadium (C), Firestone Golf Course (D), Valley View Golf Club (E), Akron Water Pollution Control Station (F), Firestone Country Club (G), Kenmore Stadium (H), Portage Country Club (I), Saint Marys Stadium (J), University of Akron Memorial Stadium (K), Akron Regional Landfill (L), Akron Square Business Park (M), Kennedy Industrial Park (N), Munroe Road Industrial Park (O), Evans Avenue Industrial Park (P), Walsh Industrial Park (Q), Chapel Centre Industrial Park (R), Grant - Washington Industrial Park (S), Conrail Industrial Park (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: East Plaza Shopping Center (1), Mitchell Center Shopping Center (2), Westgate Shopping Center (3), West Market Place Shopping Center (4), Five Points Shopping Center (5), Triplett Plaza Shopping Center (6), Fairway Center Shopping Center (7), Grand Market Place Shopping Center (8), Stadler Plaza Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Akron include: FIRSTMERIT CORP /OH/ (A), MYERS INDUSTRIES INC (B), GOODYEAR TIRE & RUBBER CO /OH/ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Akron include: Christ the King Convent (A), Evangel Temple (B), Tabernacle Baptist Church (C), Holy Trinity Church of God in Christ (D), Saint Pauls Baptist Church (E), Garden of Prayer Church of God in Christ (F), Evening Light Church of God (G), Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church (H), Original Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Akron Hebrew Cemetery (1), Saint Vincents Cemetery (2), East Akron Cemetery (3), Glendale Cemetery (4), Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery (5), Holy Cross Cemetery (6), Middlesbury Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Blue Pond (A), Mannings Pond (B), Lake Nesmith (C), Long Lake (D), Firestone Reservoir (E), Vesper Lake (F), Summit Lake (G), Cuyahoga River Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Woodward Creek (A), Springfield Lake Outlet (B), Little Cuyahoga River (C), Schocalog Run (D), Yellow Creek (E), Sand Run (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Akron include: Clearview Park (1), Chestnut Ridge Park (2), Avon Park (3), Frank Boulevard Park (4), Lake Nesmith Park (5), Lisa Ann Park (6), Ascot Park (7), Aquae Park (8), Summit Lake Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Akron Art Museum (70 East Market Street) (1), Akron Airship Historical Center (Museums; 526 South Main Street Suite 232) (2), Akron Fossils & Science Center (Museums; 2080 South Clvlnd-Msslln Rd) (3), Dr Bob's Home (Museums; 855 Ardmore Avenue) (4), Hale Farm & Village (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2686 Oak Hill) (5), Greater Akron Baseball Hall of Fame (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 300 South Main Street) (6), Akron Zoo (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 500 Edgewood Avenue) (7), National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 2162 Ira Road) (8), Bell Music CO Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 533 West Market Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hilton Akron/Fairlawn (3180 W Market St) (1), Days Inn (3237 South Arlington Road) (2), Comfort Inn Akron (2873 South Arlington Road) (3), Courtesy Inn (210 West Market Street) (4), Best Western Exec Inn of Akron (2677 Gilchrist Road) (5), Four Seasons (921 Evans Avenue) (6), Holiday Inn (4073 Medina Rd) (7), Akron/Montrose Super 8 Motel (79 Rothrock Rd) (8), Eastwood Motor Inn (2296 State Route 59) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Akron City - Municipal Court- Clerk Of Courts (217 South High Street) (1), Summit County - Courts- General Division Court- Administration- Court Executive Of (209 South High Street) (2), Summit County - Courts- Domestic Relations Court- Domestic Relations Court General Informa (209 South High Street) (3), Summit County - Courts- General Division Court- Court Departments- General Division Informa (209 South High) (4), Summit County Of Continued - Courts Continued- Juvenile Court Center- Clerks Office Conti (650 Dan Street) (5), Federal Bureau Of Investigation (121 South Main Street Suite 500) (6), Summit County - Court-Appellate- Ninth District Court Of Appeals- Judge Donna J (161 South High Street) (7), Akron City Of Continued - Municipal Court- Prosecutor-City (217 South High Street) (8), Summit County - Courts- General Division Court- Judicial (209 South High Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Summit County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.3. This is worse than average.

City:

92.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.129. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.129
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.67. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.67
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Akron and their reported violations in the past:

ODOT REST AREA 4-35 PWS (Population served: 900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-01-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
WHITE CASTLE (ARLINGTON) (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
DIAMOND POINT (Serves FL, Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
ODOT REST AREA 4-42 PWS (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
JEHOVAHS WITNESS-BARBER PWS (Population served: 245, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
FORTY CORNERS MOBILE VILLAGE (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-12-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-12-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-26-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY LIFE FAMILY PARK (Serves FL, Population served: 215, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DESOTO VILLAGE MHP (Serves FL, Population served: 202, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2011), St Public Notif received (APR-06-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-2006 to MAR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-2006 to MAR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-23-2006 to MAR-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI

Drinking water stations with addresses in Akron that have no violations reported:

  • ODOT REST AREA 4-36 (Population served: 900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BRIGHTWOOD MANOR MHP (Serves FL, Population served: 343, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKEVIEW CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 230, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRANKS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROSE VILLA RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LANNINGS RESTAURANT (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TURKEYFOOT LAKES GOLF-MAINTENANCE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MESSIAH LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 4700 SOUTH MAIN STREET , Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORTAGE LAKES LIBRARY (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.0% for Black residents, 33.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 23.5% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Akron in 2010:

  • 2,574 people in college/university student housing
  • 878 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 860 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 674 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 448 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 363 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 207 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 37 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Akron in 2000:

  • 1,634 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,027 people in nursing homes
  • 751 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 605 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 401 people in halfway houses
  • 125 people in religious group quarters
  • 109 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 79 people in other group homes
  • 68 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 37 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 26 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Akron, Ohio environmental map by EPA

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Akron compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Arenas or stadiums:

  • James A. Rhodes Arena. University of Akron.
  • Rhodes Arena. Capacity: 5,942.

Banks with most branches in Akron (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Firstmerit Bank, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2010/05/17: Bank assets: $14,420.6 mil, Deposits: $11,497.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 213 total offices, Holding Company: Firstmerit Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • RBS Citizens, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited
  • KeyBank National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Wallhaven Branch, Coventry Commons Branch, Waterloo Giant Eagle Branch, Ellet Branch, Akron City Hospital Branch, South Main Street Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Fifth Third Bank: Univ. Of Akron Bank Mart Branch, Main Place Branch, Arlington Branch, Ellet Branch, Highland Square Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • The Huntington National Bank: Montrose Branch, Springfield Giant Eagle Branch, Akron Branch. Info updated 2012/04/02: Bank assets: $54,183.4 mil, Deposits: $44,300.3 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 878 total offices, Holding Company: Huntington Bancshares Incorporated
  • New York Community Bank: 1835 Brittain Road Branch at 1835 Brittain Road, branch established on 1921/01/01; One North Hawkins Avenue Branch at One North Hawkins Avenue, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Akron, Ohio:

  • Stay Place Suites, 120 Montrose West Ave, Akron, OH 44321 , Phone: (330) 666-4811, Fax: (330) 666-8029
  • Four Points Sheraton Akron West, 3150 W Market St, Akron, OH 44313 , Phone: (330) 869-9000
  • Quality Inn & Conference Center, 2940 Chenoweth Rd, Akron, OH 44312 , Phone: (330) 644-7126, Fax: (330) 644-1776
  • Holiday Inn Akron/fairlawn, 4073 Medina Rd, Akron, OH 44313 , Phone: (216) 666-4131
  • Crowne Plaza Quaker Square, 135 S Broadway, Akron, OH 44308 , Phone: (330) 253-5970, Fax: (330) 253-2574
  • Red Roof Inn, 99 Rothrock Rd, Akron, OH 44321 , Phone: (216) 666-0566, Fax: (330) 666-6874
  • Radisson Hotel Akron/Fairlawn, 200 Montrose West Ave, Akron, OH 44321 , Phone: (330) 666-9300, Fax: (330) 668-2270
  • Comfort Inn Akron West, 130 Montrose Ave W, Akron, OH 44321 , Phone: (216) 666-5050, Fax: (330) 668-2550
  • 16 other hotels and motels
All 24 fire-safe hotels and motels in Akron, Ohio

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Ohio average:

10.9

Akron travel time to work - commute Akron mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Akron:

(Akron, Ohio Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Akron city (based on Summit County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic116,94133
Evangelical Protestant73,586254
Mainline Protestant46,521127
Other7,34734
Black Protestant6,12926
Orthodox4,23012
None287,027-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 84
Summit County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 42
Summit County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 145
Summit County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 337
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Summit County:

27.6%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

11.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 72$284,241$47,3744$7,425
Other Government Administration 93$432,836$55,8505$4,631
Judicial and Legal 112$488,773$52,36920$23,128
Police Protection - Officers 407$2,278,712$67,1860$0
Police - Other 68$236,337$41,707129$88,520
Firefighters 324$1,656,206$61,3410$0
Fire - Other 41$153,592$44,9540$0
Streets and Highways 70$264,957$45,42123$62,174
Airports 3$11,962$47,8480$0
Health 0$0 1$1,361
Solid Waste Management 68$246,954$43,58015$35,457
Sewerage 97$384,080$47,5153$5,021
Parks and Recreation 43$168,821$47,11365$99,074
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$37,193$55,7900$0
Water Supply 149$595,791$47,9835$12,193
Other and Unallocable 152$650,350$51,34326$30,777
Totals for Government 1,707$7,890,805$55,471296$369,761

Akron government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $22,823,000 ($115.21)
    General - Other: $13,135,000 ($66.30)
    Parking Facilities: $6,929,000 ($34.98)
    Water Utilities: $5,311,000 ($26.81)
    General Public Buildings: $3,576,000 ($18.05)
    Sewerage: $3,337,000 ($16.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,574,000 ($7.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $48,008,000 ($242.34)
    General - Other: $37,346,000 ($188.52)
    Health - Other: $27,927,000 ($140.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $25,849,000 ($130.48)
    Sewerage: $25,466,000 ($128.55)
    Water Utilities: $22,679,000 ($114.48)
    Regular Highways: $22,245,000 ($112.29)
    Financial Administration: $15,782,000 ($79.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $10,763,000 ($54.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,441,000 ($52.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,047,000 ($45.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,943,000 ($45.14)
    Correctional Institutions: $8,846,000 ($44.65)
    General Public Buildings: $8,479,000 ($42.80)
    Central Staff Services: $6,845,000 ($34.55)
    Parking Facilities: $4,203,000 ($21.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,575,000 ($7.95)
    Air Transportation: $567,000 ($2.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,232,000 ($117.27)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $4,216,000 ($21.28)
    General - Other: $456,000 ($2.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $266,000 ($1.34)
    Police Protection: $168,000 ($0.85)
    General - Other: $161,000 ($0.81)
    General Public Building: $62,000 ($0.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($0.22)
    Central Staff Services: $30,000 ($0.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($0.12)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($0.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($0.07)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $130,423,000 ($658.37)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,862,000 ($14.45)

Akron government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $37,499,000 ($189.29)
    All Other: $15,700,000 ($79.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,462,000 ($37.67)
    Parking Facilities: $4,940,000 ($24.94)
    Regular Highways: $2,851,000 ($14.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $975,000 ($4.92)
    Air Transportation: $328,000 ($1.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $10,563,000 ($53.32)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,217,000 ($6.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,258,000 ($66.93)
    Highways: $1,099,000 ($5.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,275,000 ($67.01)
    Special Assessments: $13,191,000 ($66.59)
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,018,000 ($15.23)
    Interest Earnings: $2,786,000 ($14.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,682,000 ($170.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,841,000 ($79.96)
    All Other: $15,219,000 ($76.82)
    General Local Government Support: $14,442,000 ($72.90)
    Health and Hospitals: $7,242,000 ($36.56)
    Water Utilities: $1,348,000 ($6.80)
    Sewerage: $274,000 ($1.38)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $124,861,000 ($630.29)
    Property: $30,276,000 ($152.83)
    Death and Gift: $5,947,000 ($30.02)
    Other License: $1,586,000 ($8.01)

Akron government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $597,415,000 ($3015.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $593,491,000 ($2995.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $120,794,000 ($609.76)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,870,000 ($589.95)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $34,516,000 ($174.24)
    End of Fiscal Year: $2,781,000 ($14.04)

Akron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,273,000 ($41.76)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,109,000 ($121.70)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $221,815,000 ($1119.71)

4.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.25%
Ohio average:

4.72%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($263 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cuyahoga County, OH  0.78% ($45,425 average AGI)
from Portage County, OH  0.60% ($34,770)
from Stark County, OH  0.48% ($30,902)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Ohio average:

5.14%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($349 average AGI)
Summit County:

0.03%
Ohio average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cuyahoga County, OH  0.71% ($37,970 average AGI)
to Portage County, OH  0.55% ($37,955)
to Stark County, OH  0.54% ($39,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Akron:

  • WAKR (1590 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHLO (640 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; AKRON, OH)
  • WCUE (1150 AM; 5 kW; CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWMK (1260 AM; 10 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRCW (1060 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CANTON, OH)
  • WERE (1300 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH)
  • WRMR (1420 AM; 5 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CLEVELAND CLASSICAL RADIO, LLC)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Akron:

  • WAPS (91.3 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, AKRON CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WONE-FM (97.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSU-FM (89.7 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: KENT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQMX (94.9 FM; MEDINA, OH; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP, INC)
  • WZIP (88.1 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON)
  • WAKS (96.5 FM; AKRON, OH; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNIR (100.1 FM; KENT, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM, INC.)
  • WKDD (98.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMJI (105.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZAK (93.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNCX (98.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OF CLEVELAND INC.)
  • WQAL (104.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMVX (106.5 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRF-FM (103.3 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WDOK (102.1 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHBC-FM (94.1 FM; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMMS (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSTB (88.9 FM; STREETSBORO, OH; Owner: STREETSBORO CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WENZ (107.9 FM; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNWV (107.3 FM; ELYRIA, OH; Owner: ELYRIA-LORAIN BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Akron:

  • WAKN-LP (Channel 11; AKRON, OH; Owner: AKRON TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WAOH-LP (Channel 29; AKRON, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WVPX (Channel 23; AKRON, OH; Owner: PAXSON AKRON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WEAO (Channel 49; AKRON, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WOAC (Channel 67; CANTON, OH; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WDLI (Channel 17; CANTON, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKYC-TV (Channel 3; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WKYC-TV, INC.)
  • WBNX-TV (Channel 55; AKRON, OH; Owner: WINSTON BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOIO (Channel 19; SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WEWS-TV (Channel 5; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W35AX (Channel 35; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: MEDIA-COM TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WQHS-TV (Channel 61; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: UNIVISION CLEVELAND LLC)
  • WVIZ (Channel 25; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: IDEASTREAM)
  • WUAB (Channel 43; LORAIN, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WJW (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WJW LICENSE, INC.)
  • WXOX-LP (Channel 65; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • W53AX (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WKBN-TV (Channel 27; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF YOUNGSTOWN LICENSE LLC)
  • WRAP-CA (Channel 32; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIVM-LP (Channel 52; CANTON, OH; Owner: LUCINDA DeVAUL-TONGES)
  • WNEO (Channel 45; ALLIANCE, OH; Owner: NORTHEASTERN EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION OF OHIO, INC.)
  • W51BI (Channel 51; KIRTLAND, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Akron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 351Number of bridges
  • 2,638m8,655ftTotal length
  • $4,809,000Total costs
  • 9,596,234Total average daily traffic
  • 865,348Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 101900-1909
  • 91910-1919
  • 91920-1929
  • 121930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 591950-1959
  • 1171960-1969
  • 591970-1979
  • 201980-1989
  • 201990-1999
  • 222000-2009
  • 62010-2012
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Akron, OH
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Akron)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 466 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Akron, OH)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 814 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Akron)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Akron)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 181 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 57 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED785$83,568376$88,3011,263$104,087167$18,6078$396,774168$53,6320$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$65,93625$88,847204$89,38043$10,4821$240,00019$62,3232$13,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED115$87,17485$77,4731,015$87,027402$23,2575$179,594126$52,4554$33,003
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN81$81,49141$107,703356$100,59231$29,6810$024$60,6301$86,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$83,59718$60,121107$90,27518$44,1890$014$56,6070$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 66 tracts in Akron, OH

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED68$97,23025$119,9881$71,170
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$98,93614$92,3012$62,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$106,75413$109,7080$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$135,9986$138,6530$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$72,7251$74,0003$68,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1179
  • Hazardous Condition: 975
  • Service Call: 391
  • Good Intent Call: 139

Incident types - Akron

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Most common first names in Akron, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3,37080.0 years
John3,16574.6 years
William2,49473.7 years
James2,20871.4 years
Robert1,92670.2 years
Charles1,65374.2 years
George1,58675.5 years
Helen1,36779.6 years
Joseph1,36374.8 years
Anna1,18082.5 years
Most common last names in Akron, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,18974.6 years
Miller77675.9 years
Johnson67073.9 years
Williams64074.8 years
Jones61473.9 years
Brown58274.8 years
Davis55974.9 years
Thomas42973.9 years
Wilson41374.7 years
Jackson31772.4 years
Businesses in Akron, OH
NameCountNameCount
ALDI3Justice1
AT&T8KFC4
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid2
Abercrombie Kids1Kohl's1
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts5Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture5
American Eagle Outfitters2LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza2
Apple Store1Long John Silver's1
Applebee's2Lowe's2
Arby's4Macy's2
AutoZone6Marriott2
BMW1MasterBrand Cabinets20
Barnes & Noble1Mazda1
Bath & Body Works3McDonald's15
Best Western1Men's Wearhouse1
Blockbuster3Motel 61
Brookstone1Motherhood Maternity2
Budget Car Rental1New Balance3
Burger King7Nike21
CVS7Nissan1
Cache1OfficeMax1
Caribou Coffee1Old Navy2
Catherines1Olive Garden1
Charlotte Russe1Outback1
Chevrolet2Outback Steakhouse1
Chipotle2Pac Sun2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Panera Bread2
Church's Chicken6Papa John's Pizza4
Circle K29Payless3
Coldwater Creek1Penske4
Comfort Inn2Pizza Hut6
Curves2Popeyes2
DHL2Quality2
Dairy Queen6Quiznos2
Deb1RadioShack5
Decora Cabinetry6Red Lobster1
Dennys1Red Roof Inn1
Domino's Pizza2Rite Aid4
DressBarn1Rue211
Dressbarn1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts1SAS Shoes2
Econo Lodge1Sears5
Express2Soma Intimates1
Famous Footwear1Spencer Gifts2
Fashion Bug2Sprint Nextel2
FedEx43Staples1
Finish Line2Starbucks8
Firestone Complete Auto Care3Steak 'n Shake2
Foot Locker1Subaru1
Ford1Subway26
GNC5T-Mobile5
GameStop3Taco Bell7
Goodwill1Target1
Gymboree1The Athlete's Foot1
H&R Block10The Room Place1
Hardee's1Toyota2
Hilton3U-Haul14
Holiday Inn2UPS41
Hollister Co.1Vans5
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless2
Honda2Victoria's Secret2
Hot Topic1Volkswagen1
Hyundai1Waffle House1
IHOP1Walgreens7
JCPenney4Walmart1
Jimmy Jazz1Wendy's7
Jimmy John's1Wet Seal2
JoS. A. Bank1White Castle1
Jones New York2YMCA5
Journeys2

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  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 biggest cities"
  • #5 (44320) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 (44333) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #29 (44311) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
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  • #47 (44203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovene first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #50 (44314) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries"
  • #54 (44203) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Hungarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #55 (44303) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ghanian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 (44304) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of U.S. Virgin Islander first ancestries"
  • #64 (44303) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Macedonian first ancestries"
  • #65 (44303) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Alsatian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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