Akron, OH

197,553 Population
62 square miles 3,189.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Population Density
3,189.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
47.6%
was 46.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.1%
was 5.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Percent Under 18
21.0%
was 21.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in OH
Percent 65 and Over
15.1%
was 13.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.1
was 5.7
Ranked 24th Lowest in OH
Percent Living in Poverty
25.9%
was 26.0%
Ranked 4th Lowest in OH
Median Household Income
$34,639
was $34,300
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Gini Income Distribution
 
48.8
46.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
14.2
was 11.6
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
591.1
was 791.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,062.5
was 4,863.3
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
99,035
was 95,722
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Median Rent
$674
was $677
Ranked 4th Highest in OH
Total Building Permits
0
 
Occupied Housing Units
86,078
was 81,989
 
Homeownership Rate
50.0%
was 49.9%
Ranked 5th Highest in OH
Single Family Building Permits
0
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,596.5
was 1,543.1
Ranked 6th Highest in OH
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.1%
was 25.1%
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.4
Ranked 7th Highest in OH
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.3%
was 94.9%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.8%
was 98.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.5%
was 85.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in OH
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.7%
was 20.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in OH

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