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Akron, OH (Ohio) Houses and Residents

Akron,OH index of house prices

Total population: 197,859 (All urban)

Houses: 95,670 (83,071 occupied: 41,271 owner occupied, 41,800 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,541 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $86,402.

Median contract rent in 2016: $413 (lower quartile is $310, upper quartile is $511)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $660


Median gross rent in Akron, OH in 2016: $496

Housing units in Akron with a mortgage: 23,840 (652 second mortgage, 2,887 home equity loan, 66 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,431

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,694

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,053

Median monthly housing costs: $725


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Akron, Ohio Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $78,000 (it was $76,800 in 2000)
Akron:

$78,000
Ohio:

$140,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,200 - $117,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $101,452
Here:

$101,452
State:

$180,767

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,477
Here:

$164,477
State:

$157,588

In 2-unit structures: $82,526
Here:

$82,526
State:

$135,691

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,333
Here:

$113,333
State:

$122,936

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,239
Here:

$64,239
State:

$140,420

Mobile homes: $23,527
Here:

$23,527
State:

$48,655
Median year house/condo built: 1951

Median year apartment built: 1958

Household type by relationship:

Households: 197,634
  • In family households: 142,016 (19,878 male householders, 25,727 female householders)
    25,829 spouses, 53,874 children (51,711 natural, 736 adopted, 1,427 stepchildren), 4,972 grandchildren, 3,183 brothers or sisters, 2,125 parents, 2,457 other relatives, 3,971 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 50,070 (16,558 male householders (12,548 living alone)), 20,908 female householders (17,634 living alone)), 12,604 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,548

Size of family households: 21,616 2-persons, 10,843 3-persons, 7,849 4-persons, 3,034 5-persons, 1,428 6-persons, 835 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 30,182 1-person, 5,409 2-persons, 1,194 3-persons, 368 4-persons, 313 5-persons.

17,597 married couples with children.
19,210 single-parent households (3,868 men, 15,342 women).

92.8% of residents of Akron speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 29% don't speak English at all).
3.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (31% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 23% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (37% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 14,441 (7.3%)
(25.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.0
State:

4.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Akron, Ohio:

  • 71no bedroom
  • 4521 bedroom
  • 10,0292 bedrooms
  • 23,3363 bedrooms
  • 5,8804 bedrooms
  • 1,5035+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Akron population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Akron, Ohio:

  • 1,831no bedroom
  • 8,6151 bedroom
  • 14,5662 bedrooms
  • 12,6793 bedrooms
  • 2,9134 bedrooms
  • 1,1965+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Akron population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Akron in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 2,059no vehicle
  • 14,6181 vehicle
  • 17,7612 vehicles
  • 4,7863 vehicles
  • 1,3324 vehicles
  • 7155+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Akron population

Cars and other vehicles available in Akron in renter-occupied apartments

  • 8,623no vehicle
  • 22,1521 vehicle
  • 8,8132 vehicles
  • 1,5403 vehicles
  • 3934 vehicles
  • 2795+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Akron population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Akron, Ohio:

  • 01 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 3323 rooms
  • 2,3144 rooms
  • 9,5415 rooms
  • 12,4866 rooms
  • 6,9927 rooms
  • 4,3938 rooms
  • 5,1719+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Akron population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Akron, Ohio:

  • 1,7891 room
  • 1,2922 rooms
  • 4,3143 rooms
  • 8,7614 rooms
  • 10,2535 rooms
  • 7,4916 rooms
  • 4,8447 rooms
  • 1,6978 rooms
  • 1,3599+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Akron population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Akron, OH household income distribution

  • Akron, OH household income distribution
  • 8,861Less than $10,000
  • 6,671$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6,671$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6,336$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7,175$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5,586$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4,810$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,934$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,697$45,000 to $49,999
  • 7,023$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7,278$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,350$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,514$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,347$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,376$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,442$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Akron, OH

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Akron, OH
  • 698Less than $10,000
  • 152$10,000 to $14,999
  • 230$15,000 to $19,999
  • 469$20,000 to $24,999
  • 473$25,000 to $29,999
  • 912$30,000 to $34,999
  • 828$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,730$40,000 to $49,999
  • 5,330$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,283$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4,409$70,000 to $79,999
  • 4,304$80,000 to $89,999
  • 2,150$90,000 to $99,999
  • 4,395$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,365$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,990$150,000 to $174,999
  • 794$175,000 to $199,999
  • 974$200,000 to $249,999
  • 982$250,000 to $299,999
  • 926$300,000 to $399,999
  • 419$400,000 to $499,999
  • 265$500,000 to $749,999
  • 43$750,000 to $999,999
  • 150$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Akron, OH

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Akron, OH
  • 1,029Less than $100
  • 430$100 to $149
  • 1,453$150 to $199
  • 1,719$200 to $249
  • 291$250 to $299
  • 649$300 to $349
  • 1,453$350 to $399
  • 3,138$400 to $449
  • 2,293$450 to $499
  • 3,881$500 to $549
  • 5,911$550 to $599
  • 4,570$600 to $649
  • 2,673$650 to $699
  • 3,667$700 to $749
  • 1,741$750 to $799
  • 2,268$800 to $899
  • 1,548$900 to $999
  • 1,025$1,000 to $1,249
  • 181$1,250 to $1,499
  • 153$1,500 to $1,999
  • 353$2,000 to $2,499
  • 21$3,500 or more
  • 1,353No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 5,2752010 or later
  • 4,0852000 to 2009
  • 1,1391990 to 1999
  • 1,2141980 to 1989
  • 6291970 to 1979
  • 1,755Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Akron population
Akron commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,002
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,530
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 17,745
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 18,098
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 11,048
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 4,730
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 7,989
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,075
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,913
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 4,554
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,894
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,314
Akron, OH Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.0%
Number of people working at home: 1,888 (2.2% of all workers)

Akron mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 90,876 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 7,466 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,107 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 65 (0%)
  • Taxi: 397 (0%)
  • Walked: 2,687 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,888 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 13,282
 German: 8,358
 Irish: 4,563
 Italian: 4,168
 English: 2,726
 Polish: 1,389
 African: 1,198
 Hungarian: 1,060
 European: 986
 Scottish: 888
 Lebanese: 553
 Scotch-Irish: 459
 Slovak: 436
 Greek: 384
 Arab: 364
 Ghanaian: 358
 Russian: 343
 Dutch: 318
 Czech: 317
 Palestinian: 309
 British: 307
 Albanian: 290
 Serbian: 289
 Swedish: 285
 French (except Basque): 284
 Welsh: 246
 Eastern European: 242
 Norwegian: 223
 Croatian: 212
 Romanian: 160
 Ukrainian: 160
 Nigerian: 147
 Pennsylvania German: 147
 Swiss: 139
 Lithuanian: 135
 Iranian: 133
 Kenyan: 132
 Yugoslavian: 126
 Slovene: 95
 French Canadian: 91
 Austrian: 87
 Jordanian: 81
 Macedonian: 78
 Czechoslovakian: 74
 Jamaican: 49
 Slavic: 43
 Estonian: 42
 Afghan: 37
 Scandinavian: 32
 Danish: 32
 Portuguese: 29
 Moroccan: 28
 Barbadian: 28
 Haitian: 28
 Northern European: 24
 Turkish: 22
 West Indian: 22
 Canadian: 21
 New Zealander: 18
 Finnish: 16
 Iraqi: 13
 Ethiopian: 13
 Egyptian: 9
 Liberian: 9
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 9
 Israeli: 8
 Celtic: 6
 Armenian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 34%Other South Central Asia
  • 7%Nepal
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Ghana
  • 4%India

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 150,253
  • Other state: 31,402
  • Northeast: 6,955
  • Midwest: 5,160
  • South: 16,017
  • West: 3,270

86% of Akron residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Ohio.

Akron:

86.4%
State average:

85.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 935
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 282
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,033
  • 7th and 8th grade: 515
  • 9th grade: 1,748
  • 10th grade: 1,612
  • 11th grade: 1,550
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 698
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 22,309
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,774
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,024
  • Associate degree: 5,647
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,677
  • Master's degree: 2,925
  • Professional school degree: 950
  • Doctorate degree: 1,024

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 820
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 399
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,115
  • 7th and 8th grade: 852
  • 9th grade: 1,293
  • 10th grade: 675
  • 11th grade: 2,365
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,082
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 25,149
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,928
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 9,966
  • Associate degree: 6,600
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,951
  • Master's degree: 4,379
  • Professional school degree: 1,110
  • Doctorate degree: 278

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.1%Males
  • 7.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 14.9%Males
  • 11.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 18.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.7%Males
  • 20.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 20.6%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.3%Males
  • 9.2%Females
Akron marital status for males
Akron marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 63,612
  • One, attached: 3,258
  • Two: 7,662
  • 3 or 4: 4,553
  • 5 to 9: 5,128
  • 10 to 19: 3,094
  • 20 to 49: 2,027
  • 50 or more: 5,682
  • Mobile homes: 654

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Akron:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Akron
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.0%)
  • Electricity (3.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Wood (0.1%)
  • Utility gas (83.7%)
  • Electricity (14.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3,315
Here:

17.3%
Ohio:

13.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,422
Here:

15.1%
Ohio:

11.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,405
Here:

9.8%
Ohio:

23.5%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)