Akron, OH has a population of 198,508 and is the 119th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,201 per sq mi which is 1143% higher than the Ohio average and 3433% higher than the national average. The median age in Akron is 37 which is approximately 7% lower than the Ohio average of 39. In Akron, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 93% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Akron residents were born in Ohio, 16% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 6% were foreign born.