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Income/capita 44%
Household income 45%
Unemployment 48%
IndexNorthwest AkronAkronOhio
Income per capita$42,994$21,378$27,800
Median household income$80,193$35,240$50,674
Median income owner occupied$0$50,966$65,077
Median income renter occupied$0$22,675$28,832
Median earnings male$66,112$27,455$36,579
Median earnings female$40,705$21,951$24,862
Unemployment rate2.4%7.0%4.6%
Poverty leveln/a25.4%15.4%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Northwest Akron is 44% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Northwest Akron is 45% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Northwest Akron is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Northwest Akron is equal to the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $23,490$35,240$70,480
      City
      $33,779$50,674$101,348
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Northwest Akron median earnings by income bracket

      Northwest Akron employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.7%0.3%
      Manufacturing sector19.5%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services6.7%2.0%
      Wholesale & retail services11.0%15.3%
      Public administration4.9%4.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.2%2.9%
      Education, health & social services15.4%37.5%
      Other30.0%29.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Hudson, OH22,282$126,618129%
      Boston Heights, OH1,208$103,60387%
      Montrose-Ghent, OH4,776$101,88484%
      Sugar Bush Knolls, OH193$101,25083%
      Brecksville, OH13,470$98,34578%
      Akron, OH198,508$35,24036%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Shreveport, LA198,571$38,05631%
      Huntington Beach, CA198,724$85,31254%
      Glendale, CA197,895$56,0691%
      Little Rock, AR197,640$46,57816%
      Amarillo, TX197,570$49,68410%
      Akron, OH198,508$35,24036%
      Source: The Northwest Akron, Akron, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).