What you need to know about 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.
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.
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.
Median Household Income
Lower than the national average