Akron Metro Area, Ohio 

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Population

701,449

+0.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.5%

Median Income

$50,776

Median Home Price

$176,900

Median Age

40.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 4.4

summer / winter

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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.

Akron, OH Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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: See Homes
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, 44224, 44240, 44266, 44312, 44221, 44236, 44310, 44313, 44305, 48 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 1027 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Akron Metro Area is 5.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). 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
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, the Akron metro area remained narrowly Democratic, 51.4% to 46.9%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Akron Metro Area's population is 701,449 people. Since 2020, 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 Real Estate: $176,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.0%.

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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Housing Market in Akron

It's a good time to buy in Akron. Home Appreciation is up 13.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Akron is $176,900.

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

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