City of Akron, OH

Nicknamed the “Rubber Capital of the World,” Akron has also been designated a Tree City USA for the past 14 years. The largest employer in Akron is Summa Health System which provides jobs to more than 10,700 people. Another major economic contributor, and higher education opportunity, is the University of Akron. More than 20 distinct neighborhoods are available to residents, and attractions include Firestone Country Club and three performance halls – including Akron Civic Theatre that opened in 1920.

  • Schools

    In Akron, Ohio

    The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Akron rates.

    Public Schools in Akron, Ohio
    Private Schools in Akron, Ohio
  • Business

    In Akron, Ohio

    Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Akron.

    Major Industries in Akron, Ohio
    Employment in Akron, Ohio
  • Health

    In Akron, Ohio

    Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Akron.

    Healthy Lifestyles in Akron, Ohio
    Doctors in Akron, Ohio
    Hospitals in Akron, Ohio
  • Real Estate

    In Akron, Ohio

    Ready to move to Akron? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Akron.

    Housing in Akron, Ohio
    Home Values in Akron, Ohio

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