StatisticWest AkronAkronOhio
Population density (sq mi)3,1563,201288
Median age45.036.739.3
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a42%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1833%43%42%
Speak Englishn/a93%93%
Speak Spanishn/a1%2%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Akron is 1% lower than Akron
  • The median age in West Akron is 23% higher than Akron
  • In West Akron 17.77% of the population is White
  • In West Akron 78.26% of the population is Black
  • In West Akron 0.26% of the population is Asian

Compare Akron, OH Demographics


      West Akron population breakdown by race

      RaceWest AkronAkronOhio
      American Indian0.19%0.23%0.19%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race3.13%4.12%2.57%
      Other race0.38%0.52%0.85%
      In West 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

      West Akron age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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