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Best Places To Live Near Downtown, Akron, OH

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  • Downtown, Akron, OH
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 5,012

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Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score90
  • Silver Lake, OH
  • 6.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,452
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  • Fairlawn, OH
  • 6.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,477
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  • Medina, OH
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 26,445
  • Medina, OH is so family friendly I cannot imagine raising my children anywhere else. There are plenty of good public schools and several private schools. With a low crime rate, a great dog park, and a…[read more]
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  • Norton, OH
  • 7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 12,044
  • I love living in Norton, Ohio for a million reasons, but the primary one is because it really is a beautiful community. The views are wonderful and the town keeps everything perfectly manicured and in…[read more]
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  • Portage Lakes, OH
  • 4.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,785
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  • Munroe Falls, OH
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,055
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  • North Canton, OH
  • 15.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,422
  • I have lived in North Canton,Ohio for over 2 years now.I came from Stow,Ohio a very nice community.Let me start out saying the TAXES are very cheap in Stark county and in North Canton.The school system…[read more]
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  • Wadsworth, OH
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,578
  • Wadsworth, Ohio is one of those little places that make everyone ask, "Where?" when you tell them where you live. Most people have never heard of it, and I think that's what helps our great little town…[read more]
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  • Hudson, OH
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,282
  • Great schools, parks, library ( it's huge), the food is great, and good weather. Hudson is a family friendly place with amazing people, and is a fantastic place to…[read more]
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  • Northwest Akron, Akron, OH
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 10,910
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  • Brunswick, OH
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,578
  • Brunswick is a warm, inviting city a little south of Cleveland that I chose to move to in order to be closer to family in the area. While the city and its residents have been very friendly, Brunswick is…[read more]
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  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 49,353
  • I lived in Cuyahoga Falls for over two years and I loved the city's quaint setting. One of the best parts of the city is the square located downtown adjacent to the river. All summer, festivals and…[read more]
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  • Broadview Heights, OH
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 19,257
  • Not the biggest city by any means, as Broadview Heights is practically a strip where everything is and then you have the rest of the town. I know many people are fine without having everything spread out…[read more]
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  • Strongsville, OH
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,622
  • I moved to Strongsville, OH about two years ago because of a job offer. I have made several friends while here, and I wouldn't go back to Texas if I had to leave. This is a town where you can go to the…[read more]
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  • Stow, OH
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,746
  • My street in Stow is quiet and the neighbors are friendly. I would say my street is actually very quiet. We are right in the middle of town near intersection of Kent and Darrow roads and even this busy…[read more]
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  • Mogadore, OH
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,662
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  • Greentown, OH
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,088
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  • Montrose-Ghent, OH
  • 8.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,776
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  • Macedonia, OH
  • 16.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,595
  • Many of the activities offered in Macedonia are outside. There are very few shopping centers, and you have to travel about 10 miles from almost any point in the town to get to a grocery store. However,…[read more]
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  • Green, OH
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 25,713
  • If you're a history buff, a fan of great food and love the outdoors, Green, Ohio is one of the best places to live and visit. The MAPS Air Museum is one of the best places to learn about the history of…[read more]
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  • Fairlawn Heights, Akron, OH
  • 5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,875
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  • Twinsburg, OH
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 18,851
  • Twinsburg, Ohio is a great place to call home and I cannot imagine wanting to live anywhere else! There is a great sense of community in this town, regardless of your age, race, or gender. And there is…[read more]
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  • Tallmadge, OH
  • 5.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 17,488
  • Tallmadge, Ohio is considered to be a far south suburb of Cleveland though it is located just outside of Akron. Tallmadge is an average small town with rural charms yet also has conveniences of the city…[read more]
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  • Brecksville, OH
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,470
  • Living in Brecksville, OH allows me to be apart of an awesome, unique and friendly community. Living in a small town in Ohio means lots of things, but most importantly it means having neighbors who are…[read more]
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  • Sawyerwood, OH
  • 5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,316
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  • Streetsboro, OH
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 16,224
  • I love Streetsboro. I have lived there for 5 years and its been the best five years that I have lived in a city. There were a few times I had to call the police about some noisy numbers at 3:00 in the…[read more]
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  • Aurora, OH
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,712
  • Making the most of your time in Aurora is easy, since there are several activities in the area that you and your loved ones can take advantage of. If you're visiting the area to do some great…[read more]
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  • Perry Heights, OH
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,732
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  • Massillon, OH
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,268
  • Massillion is a small city that’s filled with a fair number of local amenities. There are parks, cafes, and restaurants to pass the time. Beyond that, it’s a nice quaint town I’ve grown to love, despite…[read more]
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  • Northfield, OH
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,679
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  • Canal Fulton, OH
  • 13 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,464
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  • New Franklin, OH
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,195
  • If you are looking for good living in the State of Ohio, then look no further than New Franklin. One view of the Nimisila Reservoir and you will never want to leave. I know the views here are amazing,…[read more]
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  • Louisville, OH
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,318
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  • Lakemore, OH
  • 6.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,064
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  • Hartville, OH
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,998
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  • Seville, OH
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,505
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  • Meyers Lake, OH
  • 18.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 614
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  • Reminderville, OH
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,862
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  • Richfield, OH
  • 12.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,651
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  • Brimfield, OH
  • 9.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,341
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  • Hills and Dales, OH
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 246
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  • North Royalton, OH
  • 20.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 30,302
  • North Royalton is a quite little town, the people are nice generally speaking, and the community overall is fairly welcoming. Schools here are nice, rated very high with the addition of a brand new…[read more]
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  • Pigeon Creek, OH
  • 8.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 870
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  • Wallhaven, Akron, OH
  • 3.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,239
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  • Kent, OH
  • 10 miles away (City)
  • Population: 29,761
  • I've been living in Kent for a few years now thanks to a job I picked up at the university. It's a great small city and is a perfect choice for students attending school there or folks looking for a…[read more]
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  • Uniontown, OH
  • 9.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,624
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  • Merriman Valley, Akron, OH
  • 4.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 7,748
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  • Glenwillow, OH
  • 20.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,129
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  • East Canton, OH
  • 23.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,506
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  • Sugar Bush Knolls, OH
  • 12.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 193

Listed above are the best places to live in Downtown, Akron, OH for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Downtown, Akron, OH, followed by the best places to live near Downtown, Akron, OH, sorted by Livability Score.

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