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Akron: Population Profile


Metropolitan Area Residents (Cleveland-Akron CMSA)

1980: 2,938,277

1990: 2,859,644

2000: 2,945,831

Percent change, 1990–2000: 3.0%

U.S. rank in 1990: Not reported

U.S. rank in 2000: 16th

City Residents

1980: 237,177

1990: 223,019

2000: 217,074

2003 estimate: 212,215

Percent change, 1990–2000: -2.7%

U.S. rank in 1990: 71st (5th in state)

U.S. rank in 2000: 82nd (5th in state)

Density: 3,497.3 people per square mile (2000)

Racial and ethnic characteristics (2000)

White: 145,924

Black or African American: 61,827

American Indian and Alaskan Native: 575

Asian: 3,257

Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 48

Hispanic or Latino (may be of any race): 2,513

Other: 940

Percent of residents born in state: 75.6%

Age characteristics: (2000)

Population under 5 years old: 15,661

Population 5 to 9 years old: 16,309

Population 10 to 14 years old: 14,809

Population 15 to 19 years old: 14,591

Population 20 to 24 years old: 16,464

Population 25 to 34 years old: 33,234

Population 35 to 44 years old: 32,546

Population 45 to 54 years old: 27,565

Population 55 to 59 years old: 9,003

Population 60 to 64 years old: 7,567

Population 65 to 74 years old: 14,631

Population 75 to 84 years old: 11,321

Population 85 years and over: 3,373

Median age: 34.2

Births (2002, Summit County) Total number: 7,015

Deaths (2002, Summit County) Total number: 5,352

Money income (1999)

Per capita income: $17,596

Median household income: $31,835

Total households: 90,143

Number of households with income of . . .

less than $10,000: 5,259

$10,000 to $14,999: 3,070

$15,000 to $24,999: 7,703

$25,000 to $34,999: 7,856

$35,000 to $49,999: 10,251

$50,000 to $74,999: 11,648

$75,000 to $99,999: 4,654

$100,000 to $149,999: 2,485

$150,000 to $199,999: 558

$200,000 or more: 620

Percent of families below poverty level: 14% (36% of which were female householder families with related children under 5 years)

2002 FBI Crime Index Total: Not reported


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