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

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2020 Population
108,331
1.31% 1-year growth
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
39.3
2.24% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
20.4%
4.74% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$43,556
7.39% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$109,300
6.22% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH had a population of 108k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $43,556. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew from 106,934 to 108,331, a 1.31% increase and its median household income grew from $40,558 to $43,556, a 7.39% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (33.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), and White (Hispanic) (1.27%).

6.8% of the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.1% of the residents in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Summit County (Central)--Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Gerbers Akron Beauty School (56 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was $109,300, and the homeownership rate was 51.9%.

Most people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22 minutes. The average car ownership in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is home to a population of 108k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 5.22% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country (5.65k people).

In 2020, there were 1.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Spanish (1,382 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (954 households), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (648 households).

Citizenship

97.1%
2020 Citizenship
97.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.1% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    61.1k ± 2.15k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.3k ± 1.84k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    4.66k ± 833
2.46%
Hispanic Population
2.66k people

In 2020, there were 1.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.66k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.46% of the people in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are hispanic (2.66k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

5.22%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
5.65k people
4.36%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
4.66k people

As of 2020, 5.22% of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH residents (5.65k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 4.36%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,382 households (1.36%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    954 households (0.935%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    648 households (0.635%)

6.8% of the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Spanish. 1.36% of the households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,004 ± 325
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    692 ± 210
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    657 ± 212

Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH employs 49.6k people. The largest industries in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Restaurants & Food Services (4,171 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,660 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,061 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($114,548), Pharmacies & drug stores ($107,388), and Machinery manufacturing, n.e.c. or not specified ($103,042).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,344
Women
51.1%
24,298
Men
48.9%

The workforce of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH in 2020 was 49,642 people, with 51.1% woman, and 48.9% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH.

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Occupations

49.6k
2020 Value
1.37%
1 Year growth
± 1.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 49k employees to 49.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, are Customer service representatives (1,538 people), Other managers (1,151 people), and Janitors & building cleaners (1,079 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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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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.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industries

49.6k
2020 Value
1.37%
1 Year growth
± 1.37%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew at a rate of 1.37%, from 49k employees to 49.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,171 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,660 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,061 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$36,689
Median earning men ± $1,536
$28,513
Median earning women ± $1,937

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($62,600), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,597), and Information ($52,889).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($43,333), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,745), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,016).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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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. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

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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$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

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. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

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

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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.

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

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, excluding special elections, 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 Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH awarded 56 degrees. The student population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 63 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Asian (25 and 44.6%), followed by Black or African American (15 and 26.8%), White (14 and 25%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.79%).

The largest universities in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are Gerbers Akron Beauty School (56 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Summit County (Central)--Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH are Nail Specialist & Manicurist (44 and 78.6%), General Cosmetology (8 and 14.3%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (4 and 7.14%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 0.746% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.988% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (24.4k), Some college (22k), and Bachelors Degree (15.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was $109,300 in 2020, which is 0.476 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $102,900 to $109,300, a 6.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is 51.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 22 minutes, and they drove alone to work. 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.

Median household income in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH is $43,556. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was Delaware County PUMA, OH with a value of $111,411, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $106,980 and $104,216.

Property

$109,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,976
$25,100
Median Property Taxes
±$1,186

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

51.9%
Homeownership
2020
62.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 51.9% of the housing units in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 51%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity

In 2020, 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 $111,411, followed by Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $106,980 and $104,216.

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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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$43,556
Median Household Income
± $2,304
48.4k
Number of Households
± 1,719

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.4k households in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH grew to $43,556 from the previous year's value of $40,558.

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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Wage Distribution

0.459
2020 Wage GINI in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH

In 2020, the income inequality in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was 0.459 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.813% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.22%)

In 2020, 78.9% of workers in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10%) and those who worked at home (6.22%).

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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Commute Time

22 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (22 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.14% of the workforce in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH (21.5k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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 Two Or More.

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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92.6% of the population of Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 12.8% on Medicare, 9.59% on non-group plans, and 1.22% 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 Ohio see 1303 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1312 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1558 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 383 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,303 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,303 patients per year. This represents a 0.686% decrease from the previous year (1,312 patients).

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

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.6% were men and 54.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.39%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
26.9%
Medicaid
12.8%
Medicare
9.59%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH declined by 5.81% from 7.84% to 7.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Akron (West) & Cuyahoga Falls (West) Cities PUMA, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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