Akron Metro Area, Ohio 

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Population

704,243

7% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$50,776

Avg. Home Price

$124,000

United States / Ohio / Akron Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Akron Metro Area, Ohio

Mid-sized industrial city - Northeastern Ohio, 40 miles south of Cleveland
Pros
-Revitalizing economy
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Cleveland
Cons
-Entertainment
-Cloudy, wet climate
-Industrial landscape


What Bert Has To Say About Akron Metro Area

Akron is known as an industrial center and center of the U.S. rubber industry. The area once produced over half the tires made in the United States, in addition to manufacturing other rubber, plastic, and chemical products. Although the majority of the production has shifted south and overseas, Akron remains a corporate center for tire companies, including Goodyear, Uniroyal-Goodrich, and GenCorp. The city has a strong pro-business climate and a strategic location to many US markets, and is slowly increasing its service-economy base.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Ohio
County: Summit, Portage, 2 total
Metro Area: Akron Metro Area
City: Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, 64 total
Zip Codes: 44203, 44240, 44224, 44266, 44312, 44221, 44236, 44313, 44310, 44306, 48 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1027 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Akron Metro Area is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Akron Metro Area jobs have increased by 1.25%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Akron Metro Area's cost of living is 10.50% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Akron Metro Area's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Akron Metro Area's population is 704,243 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 7.11%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Akron Metro Area is $124,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -7.95%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Akron Metro Area public schools spend $12,613 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Akron Metro Area. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Akron

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ZIP CODES IN AKRON METRO AREA, OHIO
44203, 44240, 44224, 44266, 44312, 44221, 44236, 44313, 44310, 44306, 48 total