Akron, OH

Census Place

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Population
198,314
0.0313% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
Median Property Value
$81,400
1.62% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
N/A

About

N/A N/A% of the people in Akron, OH speak a non-English language, and N/A% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Akron, OH are University of Akron Main Campus (5,451 degrees awarded in 2017), Brown Mackie College-Akron (80 degrees), and Akron School of Practical Nursing (63 degrees).

The median property value in Akron, OH is $81,400, and the homeownership rate is N/A%. Most people in Akron, OH commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Akron, OH is N/A per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Impact on Employment

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (43.4%), followed by Other (4.53%). The most partisan county was Mercer County, OH with 80.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Akron, OH is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Ohio
52% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 80.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 79.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 79% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Mercer County, OH with 80.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Akron, OH have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Akron, OH is home to a population of 198k people, from which N/A% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Akron, OH residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Akron, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

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In N/A, there were N/A times more N/A residents (N/A people) in Akron, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were N/A N/A and N/A N/A residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

N/A% of the people in Akron, OH are hispanic (N/A people).

The following chart shows the N/A races represented in Akron, OH as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the Place level, so we are showing data for Ohio.
Most Common Origin
  1. India
    56,561 ± 5,825 people
  2. Mexico
    44,953 ± 5,195 people
  3. China
    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

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The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Akron, OH compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Military

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Economy

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Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Akron, OH employs N/A people. The largest industries in Akron, OH are N/A, and the highest paying industries are N/A.

Wages

Median Household Income

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $967
$45,809
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Ohio
  1. Asian
    $61,297 ± $5,164
  2. White
    $47,402 ± $598
  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Ohio.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Akron, OH is from Ohio.
0.461
2017 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.461
2016 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (N/A)
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In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (N/A) in Akron, OH was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Akron, OH (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

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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

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Most Common

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Highest Paid

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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Most Common

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Highest Paying

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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).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B
2015 Value in Ohio
$952B
Projected 2045 Value in Ohio
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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Education

In 2017, universities in Akron, OH awarded 5,648 degrees. The student population of Akron, OH is skewed towards men, with 10,527 male students and 9,780 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Akron, OH are White (4,121 and 79.4%), followed by Black or African American (547 and 10.5%), Asian (152 and 2.93%), and Two or More Races (127 and 2.45%).

The largest universities in Akron, OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Akron Main Campus (5,451 and 96.5%), Brown Mackie College-Akron (80 and 1.42%), and Akron School of Practical Nursing (63 and 1.12%).

The most popular majors in Akron, OH are Registered Nursing (305 and 5.4%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (240 and 4.25%), and General Business (200 and 3.54%).

The median tuition costs in Akron, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,618 and $17,149 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 245 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 196 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 144 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Akron, OH was Registered Nursing with 245 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Akron, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,451 degrees awarded
  2. 80 degrees awarded
  3. 63 degrees awarded
$8,618
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the Akron, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Akron Main Campus with 5,451 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,805
Degrees Awarded to Men
2,843
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 2,805 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Akron, OH, which is 0.987 times less than the 2,843 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Akron, OH by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    4,121 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    547 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    152 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Akron, OH were to White students. These 4,121 degrees mean that there were 7.53 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 547 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

Housing

Property Value

$81,400
2018 Median
± $1,374
$80,100
2017 Median
± $1,222

The following charts display, first, the property values in Akron, 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, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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Median Household Income
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Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Akron, 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 N/A range.

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Property Taxes

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Rent vs Own

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This percentage of owner-occupation is approximately the same as the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Akron, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Akron, OH have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Akron, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Akron, OH was N/A (N/A%), followed by those who N/A (N/A%) and those who N/A (N/A%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

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Health

N/A% of the population of Akron, OH has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Summit County, OH see 1025 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.787% increase from the previous year (1017 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1642 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 472 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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1,025 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Summit County, OH

Primary care physicians in Summit County, OH see an average of 1,025 patients per year. This represents a 0.787% increase from the previous year (1,017 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Summit County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$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

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Uninsured
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Employer Coverage
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Medicaid
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Medicare
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Non-Group
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Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Akron, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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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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