StatisticAkronOhioNational
Population198,50811,689,100328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)3,20128891
Median age36.739.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%42%43%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%2%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Akron is 1011% higher than Ohio
  • The median age in Akron is 7% lower than Ohio
  • In Akron 61.05% of the population is White
  • In Akron 30.47% of the population is Black
  • In Akron 3.59% of the population is Asian

Compare Akron, OH Demographics

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      Akron population breakdown by race

      RaceAkronOhioNational
      White61.05%82.16%73.35%
      Black30.47%12.27%12.63%
      Asian3.59%1.94%5.22%
      American Indian0.23%0.19%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.12%2.57%3.06%
      Other race0.52%0.85%4.75%
      In Akron, 2.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Akron age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Akron, OH demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).