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Average rent in Akron, OH

$974/mo Akron, OH average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Akron, OH is $974.

    Akron, OH apartment rent ranges

    About 52% of apartment rents in Akron, OH range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 24% of apartments. Around 15% of Akron’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 2% of apartments are priced < $500.

    Akron, OH rent trends

    Getting around in Akron, OH

    67 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    38 /100
    Some Transit
    56 /100
    Walk Score®: 67, Transit Score®: 38, Bike Score®: 56

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Akron, OH last updated?

    Prices and availability in Akron, OH were last updated on 20 Mar 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Akron, OH?

    The best apartments in Akron, OH are: 58 E Archwood Ave, Cedarwood Village Apartments, Redwood Akron, The Depot and 46 S Valley.

    What is the average rent in Akron, OH?

    The average rent in Akron, OH is $974. Start your search for apartments in Akron, OH now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Akron, OH?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Akron, OH is between $616 and $1,660. View all studio apartments in Akron, OH.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH is between $495 and $1,781. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Akron, OH now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH is between $500 and $2,374. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Akron, OH is between $540 and $1,450. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Akron, OH.

    What type of rental buildings are in Akron, OH?

    In Akron, 50% of the residents are renting compared to 50% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Akron’s rentals, 46% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 42% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Akron, OH?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Akron are about 47 years old, on average. Of these, 11% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 5 stories. About 67% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 25% are mid-rises, and 9% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Akron, OH?

    Rental apartments in Akron come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 3% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 42% of all rentals in Akron. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Akron, OH

    Akron is a great place to live if you’re looking for a vibrant city with a lot to offer. Located in the Midwest, this small city attracts renters with its steady job market, educational opportunities, strong sense of community and multiple activities for renters of all ages. Akron is also home to numerous parks and one of the best golf courses in the country, making it a great place for renters who enjoy golf and other outdoor activities. Meanwhile, the weather is relatively moderate, but residents can expect various conditions and four distinct seasons throughout the year. Average temperatures range between 20°F to 82°F with a fair amount of precipitation, mainly in the form of rain. That said, there’s also plenty of sunshine to explore nearby activities, although renters should be wary of the occasional thunderstorms, hail and tornado warnings.

    Renting in Akron, OH

    As one of the biggest cities in Ohio, there are plenty of houses and apartments for rent in Akron. Most properties are apartments with one or two bedrooms in the downtown area, but there are also more spacious units with luxury amenities and lofts for renters who want both space and luxury. Recognizable neighborhoods include the Historic Arts District, Northside District, and Canal District, all of which are near significant amenities, transit facilities and entertainment options. For renters who prefer single-family rentals away from the city’s buzz, neighborhoods on the northwest side have more spacious rentals in calm neighborhoods close to parks and recreational facilities. Notably, the security deposit is one month’s rent. If the landlord asks for a higher amount, they have to pay annual interest to the renter. Landlords are also responsible for returning the security deposit after terminating the lease and maintaining the property in a livable condition during the lease. The responsibility for paying utilities should be defined in the lease.

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    Akron, OH demographics

    Akron, OH has a population of 191,483 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 99,743 of Akron’s residents are women and 91,740 are men. The median age of those who live in Akron, OH is 36.8.

    Shopping in Akron, OH

    Akron is home to various shopping opportunities, from national chain stores to local boutiques. Summit Mall is the largest in the city and is home to several department stores, retailers and restaurants. Some popular names that renters can find here include Vera Bradley, Victoria’s Secret, Buckle, Claire’s, Dillard’s, Foot Locker, Vans, Macy’s, Pandora, Sephora and more. Other popular shopping hubs in the city include South Plaza Shopping Center, Arlington Plaza and Hawkins Plaza Shopping Center. For a unique shopping experience, renters can check out Highland Square, where local, independently run shops sell a variety of products. And, renters who love antiques will also find plenty of treasures at the Akron Antique Market, which is open every Saturday. For grocery and home goods shopping, renters can go to stores like Walmart, Target, The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Aldi, Whole Foods Market, Save A Lot, and the local Giant Eagle Supermarket and Acme Fresh Market.

    Akron, OH households

    • 43,861 Family
      39,677 Non-family
    • 21,731 Children
      61,807 No Children
    • 83,538Total Number of Households
    • 2.23Average People Per Household
    • $42,129Median Household Income

    According to U.S. Census data, there are 83,538 households in Akron, OH. 43,861 are family households and 39,677 are non-family households. There are 21,731 households with children in Akron and 61,807 households without children. On average, about 2.23 people live in a household in Akron, OH.

    Transportation in Akron, OH

    Akron has various transportation options — including road, rail and air — so renters can quickly get around the city regardless of their preferred transportation method. Due to limited pedestrian and bike facilities, most renters rely on a vehicle to do their errands. To that end, interstates 76, 77, and 277 connect to several highways and state routes in the city’s perimeter. Alternatively, the Akron Metropolitan Transit Authority (AMTA) operates a regular bus system that covers the entire city. A free shuttle service called DASH is also available for those renting in Akron. Plus, Akron also has several taxi and ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, as well as scooter-renting services. Finally, for those who need to travel further, the Akron-Canton Airport provides both domestic and international flights.

    Akron, OH education statistics

    The level of education of the population of Akron, OH is as follows: 3% have no high school education, 42% completed some high school, 27% partially completed college, 7% have an Associate Degree, 13% have a Bachelor Degree, and 6% have a Graduate Degree.

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