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Akron, OH Metro Area


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2022 population: 697,627   ( 5,573 from 2010)
Land area: 900.2 square miles
Population density: 775.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:543,918 77.97% 6.1%
Black:88,84912.74% 5.8%
Indian:1,1420.16% 2.8%
Asian:27,7983.98% 94.7%
2+ races:18,0542.59% 39.1%
Hispanic:17,8662.56% 66.5%
Total non-White:153,70922.03% 23.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:15,283 10.9
Deaths:20,07414.3
Net Migration: -1,886-1.3
Net Immigration: 1,9101.4
Change in White population:-35,233 -5.0
Change in Non-White pop.:29,660 4.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
703,200
579,15182.36%
83,98411.94%
1,1750.17%
14,2752.03%
12,9821.85%
10,7331.53%
124,04917.64%

2000
694,960
593,44585.39%
76,03010.94%
1,2570.18%
8,9461.29%
8,6711.25%
5,8740.85%
101,51514.61%

1990
657,575
581,37588.41%
64,5099.81%
1,3460.20%
6,5010.99%
n/a
3,8440.58%
76,20011.59%

1980
660,328
592,39089.71%
59,9729.08%
6620.10%
3,7470.57%
n/a
3,0000.45%
67,93810.29%

1970
679,239
619,36991.19%
53,9767.95%
3160.05%
1,0700.16%
n/a
4,0390.59%
59,870 8.81%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
77,686 11.2
60,4458.7
-17,314-2.5
5,7040.8
-14,294 -2.1
22,534 3.2
1990's
NumberRate
93,023 14.1
61,2679.3
-4,084-0.6
3,3930.5
12,070 1.8
25,315 3.8
1980's
NumberRate
91,585 13.9
57,542 8.7
-33,399 -5.1
n/a
-11,015 -1.7
8,262 1.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-71,644 -10.5
n/a
-26,979 -4.0
8,068 1.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
40.6
141,402 20.3%
556,225 79.7%
128,247 18.4%
292,223
2.34
177,621 60.8%
128,857 72.5%
18,811 10.6%
114,602 39.2%

2010
NumberPercent
39.4
157,253 22.4%
545,947 77.6%
99,787 14.2%
285,003
2.40
181,867 63.8%
131,999 72.6%
20,716 11.4%
103,136 36.2%

2000
NumberPercent
36.5
172,010 24.8%
522,950 75.2%
93,450 13.4%
274,280
2.47
184,471 67.3%
142,614 77.3%
18,920 10.3%
89,809 32.7%

1990
NumberPercent
33.4
161,242 24.5%
496,333 75.5%
84,463 12.8%
249,942
2.56
176,648 70.7%
140,804 79.7%
16,545 9.4%
73,294 29.3%

1980
NumberPercent
30.2
182,984 27.7%
477,344 72.3%
68,664 10.4%
234,197
2.76
174,826 74.6%
145,597 83.3%
14,020 8.0%
59,371 25.4%

2022 Housing Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units317,333 
Median Value$185,752 
Occupied292,22392.1%
Vacant25,1107.9%
Owned197,94967.7%
Rented94,27432.3%
Median Rent$964 
Single-Family Units239,33675.4%
    Detached221,41169.8%
    Attached17,9255.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units47,87715.1%
Mobile Homes6,7162.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00014,5415.0%
$10,000 to $14,99912,7534.4%
$15,000 to $19,99911,3633.9%
$20,000 to $24,99912,0674.1%
$25,000 to $29,99912,1844.2%
$30,000 to $34,99911,5664.0%
$35,000 to $39,99911,5624.0%
$40,000 to $44,99911,2923.9%
$45,000 to $49,99910,8783.7%
$50,000 to $59,99921,2207.3%
$60,000 to $74,99928,3719.7%
$75,000 to $99,99939,35113.5%
$100,000 to $124,99927,9219.6%
$125,000 to $149,99919,6566.7%
$150,000 to $199,99923,3408.0%
$200,000 or more24,1588.3%
Median Household Income68,672 
Per Capita Income40,129 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.89 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI14,6995.0%
Public Assistance12,6344.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps41,88014.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed323,46173.9%
Unemployed18,4314.2%
In Armed Forces4880.1%
Total Labor Force342,38078.2%
Not in Labor Force95,27321.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 26.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector136,326115,02054.2%
Non-Profit10,50722,25032.1%
Self-Employed18,36810,14164.4%
Local Government11,21215,41142.1%
State Government3,9965,25243.2%
Federal Government2,7291,88559.1%
Total Private + Self154,694125,16155.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.28,44444,79838.8%
Total183,138169,95951.9%
Pct. Govt.11.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts58,63016.6%
Sales and Office Occupations74,23521.0%
Professional, Technical81,26323.0%
Service Occupations60,58017.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3050.1%
All others79,01522.3%
White Collar 60.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance53,38519.8%
Manufacturing52,79719.5%
Retail trade40,84715.1%
Educational services31,23411.6%
Accommodation and food services27,19810.1%
Professional, scientific, technical21,9678.1%
Construction21,5068.0%
Finance and insurance17,2906.4%
Other services16,2936.0%
Transportation and warehousing14,8015.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.13,5715.0%
Public administration11,2784.2%
Wholesale trade9,8353.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5,6062.1%
Information5,1031.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing4,8391.8%
Utilities3,7401.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,2610.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction6380.2%
Management5340.2%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,0991.01%
Puerto Rican4,2770.61%
Cuban4670.07%
Dominican2220.03%
Total Central American1,6710.24%
Costa Rican2000.03%
Guatemalan4060.06%
Honduran5080.07%
Nicaraguan830.01%
Panamanian1360.02%
Salvadoran3380.05%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American1,0100.14%
Argentinean1350.02%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean2490.04%
Colombian3420.05%
Ecuadorian1490.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian690.01%
Uruguayan270.00%
Venezuelan390.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,7460.25%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian5,4700.78%
Chinese3,9060.56%
Burmese1,6040.23%
Filipino1,5220.22%
Vietnamese1,1090.16%
Bhutanese9520.14%
Korean8970.13%
Taiwanese3880.06%
Laotian3230.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English623,41293.8%
Other Indo-European12,2851.8%
Spanish7,8481.2%
Other Asian3,9410.6%
Chinese3,5690.5%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3,0230.5%
Arabic2,6350.4%
German, other Germanic2,3620.4%
Other2,1910.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German152,29521.7%
Irish93,66113.4%
English70,07910.0%
Italian65,8099.4%
American35,0595.0%
Polish33,1234.7%
Hungarian18,9152.7%
Scottish14,4472.1%
French12,3891.8%
European10,5921.5%
Slovak9,8111.4%
Dutch8,0871.2%
Welsh7,4661.1%
Scotch-Irish6,3360.9%
Russian5,9890.9%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen685,34897.8%
Not a citizen15,2302.2%
Native665,73995.0%
Foreign-born34,8395.0%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
11,114 2.3%24,963 5.1%149,322 30.6%136,881 28.0%103,159 21.1%62,556 12.8%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 11,114 2.3%
9-12 Years 24,963 5.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 149,322 30.6%
Some College 136,881 28.0%
Bach. Degree 103,159 21.1%
Grad Degree 62,556 12.8%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Akron, OH Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 669,636 634,366 35,270 5.3%
1991 674,628 633,906 40,722 6.0%
1992 689,400 640,548 48,852 7.1%
1993 691,840 648,920 42,920 6.2%
1994 707,016 669,636 37,380 5.3%
1995 714,180 680,688 33,492 4.7%
1996 724,986 689,210 35,776 4.9%
1997 727,568 693,830 33,738 4.6%
1998 720,546 688,584 31,962 4.4%
1999 727,376 694,098 33,278 4.6%
2000 728,244 696,054 32,190 4.4%
2001 730,514 696,810 33,704 4.6%
2002 730,756 686,496 44,260 6.1%
2003 740,634 694,254 46,380 6.3%
2004 745,790 699,134 46,656 6.3%
2005 758,688 713,880 44,808 5.9%
2006 773,516 732,840 40,676 5.3%
2007 785,054 742,658 42,396 5.4%
2008 789,350 739,942 49,408 6.3%
2009 769,080 691,908 77,172 10.0%
2010 745,580 666,882 78,698 10.6%
2011 730,000 664,090 65,910 9.0%
2012 720,906 667,486 53,420 7.4%
2013 717,254 662,566 54,688 7.6%
2014 720,002 677,606 42,396 5.9%
2015 719,492 683,516 35,976 5.0%
2016 721,902 684,956 36,946 5.1%
2017 724,156 687,578 36,578 5.1%
2018 718,500 685,208 33,292 4.6%
2019 723,564 692,484 31,080 4.3%
2020 712,380 655,388 56,992 8.0%
2021 699,060 662,142 36,918 5.3%
2022 695,458 667,340 28,118 4.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com