Akron Metro Area, Ohio 

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Population

703,398

+0.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.5%

Median Income

$50,776

Median Home Price

$146,250

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Best Places to Live in Akron Metro Area, Ohio

Mid-sized industrial city - Northeastern Ohio, 40 miles south of Cleveland. August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Akron metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Revitalizing economy
-Nearby recreation
-Close to Cleveland
Cons
-Entertainment
-Cloudy, wet climate
-Industrial landscape

Local Listings in Akron
 $70,000 
403 Sewell Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 876 SqFt
 $299,900 
498 Dot Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 1856 SqFt
 $1,250,000 
585 Surfside Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 5 | 3755 SqFt

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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Ohio
County: Summit, Portage, 2 total
Metro Area: Akron Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, 65 total
Zip Codes: 44203, 44240, 44224, 44266, 44312, 44221, 44236, 44310, 44313, 44305, 48 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1027 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Akron Metro Area is 4.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Akron Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Akron Metro Area's cost of living is 17.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Akron Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and September are the most pleasant months in the Akron metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Akron metro area voted Democratic in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Akron Metro Area's population is 703,398 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Akron Metro Area is $146,250. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%. 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. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN AKRON METRO AREA, OHIO
44203, 44240, 44224, 44266, 44312, 44221, 44236, 44310, 44313, 44305, 48 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN AKRON
$70,000
403 Sewell Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$299,900
498 Dot Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$1,250,000
585 Surfside Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 5

$229,000
927 N Portage Path
Bed 0 | Bath 3

$50,000
908 Davis St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$49,500
1025 Chalker St
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$25,000
1288 Andrus St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

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