Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH

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Population

107,917

1.53% growth

Median Age

39.6


Median Household Income

$38,014

3.18% growth

Poverty Rate

22.1%


Number of Employees

47,137

2.58% growth

Median Property Value

$95,400

0.728% decline

About

In 2017, Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH had a population of 108k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $38,014. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew from 106,286 to 107,917, a 1.53% increase and its median household income grew from $36,843 to $38,014, a 3.18% increase.

The population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is 56.7% White Alone, 35.3% Black or African American Alone, and 3.47% Two or More Races. 5.02% of the people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Akron School of Practical Nursing (46 degrees awarded in 2016) and Gerbers Akron Beauty School (45 degrees).

The median property value in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is $95,400, and the homeownership rate is 51.6%. Most people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Restaurants & Food Services (3,488 people), Hospitals (3,056 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,483 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($90,789), Legal services ($89,679), and Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing ($87,326).

Median household income in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is $38,014. Males in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,946. The income inequality in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,014

2017 value

± $1,822

3.18%

1 Year Growth

± 5.83%

Households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have a median annual income of $38,014, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $36,843 in 2016, which represents a 3.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$54,122

Average Male Salary

± $9,948

$41,946

Average Female Salary

± $6,867

In 2017, full-time male employees in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH made 1.29 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Other

    $53,355 ± $41,332

  2. White

    $46,702 ± $7,347

  3. American Indian

    $33,058 ± $34,423

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH workers was Other. These workers were paid 1.14 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.447

2017 Wage GINI

0.443

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.914% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $106,933, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $98,787 and $98,710.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH (23.3k out of 105k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Black

    12,546 ± 865

  2. White

    9,164 ± 678

  3. Asian

    375 ± 159

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

47.1k

2017 Value

2.58%

1 Year growth

± 2.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 46k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, are Customer service representatives (1,640 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,575 people), and Retail salespersons (1,332 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Customer service representatives (1,640 people), Nursing, psychiatric, & home health aides (1,575 people), and Retail salespersons (1,332 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Model makers, patternmakers, & molding machine setters, metal & plastic (13.1 times higher than expected), Weighers, measurers, checkers, & samplers, recordkeeping (3.85 times), and Respiratory therapists (3.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($163,501), Management analysts ($133,261), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($130,138).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.1k

2017 Value

2.58%

1 Year growth

± 2.58%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 46k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,488 people), Hospitals (3,056 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,483 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, though some of these residents may live in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,488 people), Hospitals (3,056 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,483 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has an unusually high number of Tire manufacturing (14.2 times higher than expected), Sewing, needlework, & piece goods stores (12.1 times), and Jewelry, luggage, & leather goods stores (10.2 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($90,789), Legal services ($89,679), and Rubber products, except tires, manufacturing ($87,326).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

88.3% of the population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 22% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 9.96% on non-group plans, and 1.4% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.7%

Uninsured

43%

Employer Coverage

22%

Medicaid

11.9%

Medicare

9.96%

Non-Group

1.4%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 11.7%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is home to a population of 108k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is composed of 61.2k White Alone residents (56.7%), 38k Black or African American Alone residents (35.3%), 3.74k Two or More Races residents (3.47%), 2.68k Hispanic or Latino residents (2.48%), 1.92k Asian Alone residents (1.78%), 244 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.226%), 69 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0639%), and 26 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0241%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Spanish (1,459 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (420 speakers), and Other Languages of Asia (368 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 39.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

3.91%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

4.16k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 3.91%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    437 ± 512 people

  2. Myanmar

    290 ± 418 people

  3. China

    253 ± 390 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Mexico, the natal country of 437 Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents, followed by Myanmar with 290 and China with 253.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

98%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    61.2k ± 1.4k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    38k ± 1.31k

  3. Two or More Races

    3.74k ± 628

In 2017, there were 1.61 times more White Alone residents (61.2k people) in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 38k Black or African American Alone and 3.74k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,459 speakers (1.44%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    420 speakers (0.413%)

  3. Other Languages of Asia

    368 speakers (0.362%)

5.02% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Spanish. 1.44% of the overall population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are native Spanish speakers. 0.413% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.362% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,252 ± 242

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    771 ± 202

  3. Korea

    577 ± 143

Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.92 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH awarded 91 degrees. The student population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is skewed towards women, with 15 male students and 110 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Black or African American (44 and 48.4%), followed by White (42 and 46.2%), Asian (5 and 5.49%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are Akron School of Practical Nursing (46 and 50.5%) and Gerbers Akron Beauty School (45 and 49.5%).

The most popular majors in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Nail Specialist & Manicurist (24 and 26.4%), Phlebotamy Technician (16 and 17.6%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (15 and 16.5%).

The median tuition costs in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 16 degrees awarded

  2. 15 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Phlebotamy Technician with 16 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 46 degrees awarded

  2. 45 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Akron School of Practical Nursing with 46 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7

Degrees Awarded to Men

84

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 7 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, which is 0.0833 times less than the 84 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    44 degrees awarded

  2. White

    42 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    5 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH were to Black or African American students. These 44 degrees mean that there were 1.05 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 42 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was $95,400 in 2017, which is 0.438 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,100 to $95,400, a 0.728% decrease. The homeownership rate in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is 51.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 21.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$38,014

Median Household Income

± $1,822

47.7k

Number of Households

± 1,480

In 2017, the median household income of the 47.7k households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew to $38,014 from the previous year's value of $36,843.

The following chart displays the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$95,400

2017 Median

± $3,544

$96,100

2016 Median

± $3,151

In 2017, the median property value in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH declined from to $95,400 from the previous year's value of $96,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

51.6%

2017 Homeownership

52%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 51.6% of the housing units in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 52%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (21.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.05% of the workforce in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.9%

  2. Carpooled

    7.71%

  3. Public Transit

    4.42%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Drove Alone (82.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.71%) and those who Public Transit (4.42%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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