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Apartments for Rent in Akron, OH
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    918 Copley Road, Akron, OH 44302
    Studio $750
    1 BED $723+
    2 BEDS $895
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    1738 Northampton Road, 301, Akron, OH 44313
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $941+
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    1738 Northampton Road #301, Akron, OH 44313
    2 BEDS $1,484+
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    58 E Archwood Ave, Akron, OH 44301
    2 BEDS $995
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    1343 Weathervane Ln, Akron, OH 44313
    1 BED $875+
    2 BEDS $995+
    3 BEDS $1,155+
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    243 Watson St, Akron, OH 44305
    2 BEDS $950
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    388 Crestwood, Akron, OH 44302
    3 BEDS $1,431
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    80 E. Exchange St., Akron, OH 44308
    1 BED $1,270
    2 BEDS $739+
    3+ BEDS $679+
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    46 S Valley, Akron, OH 44303
    1 BED $825+
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    2197 Eastwood Avenue, Akron, OH 44305
    2 BEDS $1,895+
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    1 BED $575
    2 BEDS $695
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    125 Locust St., Akron, OH 44302
    1 BED $550
    2 BEDS $550
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    2 BEDS $720
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    1 BED $555
    2 BEDS $600+
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    Apt. DOWN, Akron, OH 44310
    2 BEDS $899
    3 BEDS $900
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    1 BED $600+
    2 BEDS $850+
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    1 BED $585+
    2 BEDS $680+
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    1 BED $575
    2 BEDS $670
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    1 BED $610+
    2 BEDS $680
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    1170 NESTOR AVENUE, AKRON, OH 44314
    1 BED $540
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    250 Teddy Avenue, Akron, OH 44305
    1 BED $750
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    1 BED $600
    2 BEDS $700
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    1 BED $575
    2 BEDS $660+
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    2 BEDS $950
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    1 BED $650
    2 BEDS $900

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Average rent in Akron, OH

$1,067/mo Akron, OH average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Akron, OH is $1,067.

    Akron, OH apartment rent ranges

    About 51% of apartment rents in Akron, OH range between $701-$1,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,001-$1,500 represent 30% of apartments. Around 7% of Akron’s apartments are in the $501-$700 price range. 1% 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 22 May 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Akron, OH?

    The best apartments in Akron, OH are: 918 Copley Road, Northampton Apartments by Redwood, Redwood Akron, 58 E Archwood Ave and Cedarwood Village Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Akron, OH?

    The average rent in Akron, OH is $1,067. 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 $750 and $1,794. 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 $550 and $1,797. 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 $550 and $2,394. 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 $650 and $2,100. 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, 12% 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 72% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 22% are mid-rises, and 16% 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?

    Studio apartments in Akron are around 3% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 40% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 42% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

    Akron, OH in the news

    Living in Akron, OH

    Living in location

    Bordered by state parks and the Cuyahoga River, the small town of Akron serves as the heart of a thriving metropolitan area about 40 miles south of Cleveland. Renters in Akron enjoy a low cost of living and modern amenities, like the Akron Art Museum, Akron Symphony Ballet Theatre of Ohio, and The Nightlite Cinema for showcasing art and foreign films. When renting in Akron, the biggest industries are health care, tire manufacturing, government, and polymer research and development. Renters in Akron tend to be University of Akron students, families, and young professionals - especially manufacturing workers. Many renters find careers with the Summa Clinic, Goodyear, Summit County and Signet Jewelers. Akron Public Schools provides educational opportunities to renters with families.

    The city's diverse economic landscape is complemented by its vibrant cultural scene. Akron is home to a host of local breweries and eateries, reflecting the growing trend of craft food and beverages. The city's downtown area is undergoing a renaissance, with a focus on revitalizing historic buildings and expanding residential and retail spaces. The community spirit in Akron is strong, as evidenced by the numerous volunteer initiatives and community improvement projects. Active neighborhood associations and a committed local government work in tandem to enhance the living experience for all Akronites.

    Renting in Akron, OH

    Downtown rentals consist of townhouses, loft houses, and apartments near nightlife, coffeeshops, and cultural attractions, like art and music festivals, as well as museums. Specifically, Goodyear Heights boasts charming, historic, single-family houses for rent in a walkable community. Or, the apartment rentals in Highland Square are part of an artistic community that hosts events like the Porchrokr music and arts festival and Highland Square Film Fest. Otherwise, northwest Akron has more of a country club atmosphere with single-family houses for rent surrounded by golf courses and amenities. Meanwhile, Firestone Park has historic, single-family houses for rent near Firestone Metro Park, while Fairlawn Heights has impressive rentals of Georgian revival, Tudor, and chateaux styles that are close to schools and shopping centers. Lastly, Ellet is a quiet neighborhood with a variety of single-family houses for rent close to Ellet Plaza and Springfield Lake Park.

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    Shopping in Akron, OH

    When renting in Akron, the three most popular malls are Chapel Hill Mall, Portage Crossing and The Shoppes at Akron Centre. In the Northside District, Akron offers a diverse array of boutiques, like Akron Soul Train; Zeber-Martell Clay Studio & Gallery; and Summit Artspace. Additionally, renters can go antiquing in the High Street neighborhood. Some of the most popular antique shops in Akron are Antiques on High, The Bomb Shelter and Architecture Salvage, Inc. Similarly, the Furnace Street neighborhood houses Northside Marketplace, where renters can shop at Chris Klassen Art and Stella Blue Glass Art. And, Northside Cellar on Main Street provides women's clothing, shoes and accessories, while S. Main Street boasts UNKNWN. Renters in Akron are also near some popular department stores, such as Target, Macy's and JCPenney.

    Transportation in Akron, OH

    Akron's METRO Regional Transit Authority operates more than 30 bus routes to connect renters to Akron and its surrounding areas. Plus, downtown Akron provides a free DASH weekday shuttle service, while SCAT offers pick-up appointments for renters with qualifying disabilities. Likewise, Greyhound buses are available when renting in Akron, and Spin provides electric scooter rentals. Or, for ridesharing services, Uber, Lyft and OhioRideShare are widely accessible. Notably, Amtrak services are not available when renting in Akron. However, renters can explore the scenic Cuyahoga Valley National Park through the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad with main boarding stations at Rockside Station, Peninsula Depot and Akron Northside Station. Finally, Akron renters go to Akron-Canton Airport for regional flights, and the apartment rentals are also 40 miles south of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

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