Akron Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Akron is 189,343. 22.83% is under 18, while 17.91% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 6.25% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.83% were 18 years or younger and 29.83% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 51.73% female and 48.27% male.

Akron Housing

According to the US Census, Akron has 93,546 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Akron was 90.77%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $106,300

Akron Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 86.14% of Akron's population. Residents of the city who were Asian Alone, made up 5.30% of the total population.

Other racial groups include White Black Or African American, constituting 2.44% of the city's population and Some Other Race Alone at 1.61%

White Alone54.73%
Black Or African American Alone31.41%
Asian Alone5.30%
White Black Or African American2.44%
Some Other Race Alone1.61%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.27%

How Educated is Akron

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 16.5% of Akron residents had a bachelor's degree, while 6.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 23.00% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Akron CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher85.1%
Some College Or Associates Degree38.7%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency34.3%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher21.6%
Some College No Degree21.4%
Bachelors Degree16.5%

Average Income in Akron

The median household income in Akron is $41,628. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $41,628.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $58,886 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $74,922.

A closer examination of the income groups of Akron households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (15.0%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (1.7%). 12.1% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$74,922
Nonfamily households$29,376