Population density (sq mi)2,6013,201288
Median age37.436.739.3
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a93%93%
Speak Spanishn/a1%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 19% lower than Akron
  • The median age in Downtown is 2% higher than Akron
  • In Downtown 43.50% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 47.52% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 1.72% of the population is Asian

Compare Akron, OH Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race6.45%4.12%2.57%
      Other race0.81%0.52%0.85%
      In Downtown, 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

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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