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Renting a Cheap Apartment in Akron

An early 20th century boomtown, Akron’s nickname is the Rubber City. At one time, all four major U.S. tire makers had production facilities here. Home of the National Polymer Innovation Center on the University of Akron campus, it quickly becomes apparent why another nickname for Akron is the City of Invention. Today, the focus of industry has turned high tech, and the city is attracting new businesses and young workers. Find the perfect home for your taste and needs in one of the city’s 24 unique neighborhoods. It might be in the youth-centric University Park or the old and stately West Hill.

Akron, OH Demographics

  • Total Population198,314
  • Female 95,429
    Male 102,885
  • Median Age36.7

Average Rent in Akron, OH

  • Akron, OH Average Rental Price, February 2020 $846 /mo

    Akron, OH Apartment Rent Ranges

    • < $5002%
    • $501-$70033%
    • $701-$1,00050%
    • $1,001-$1,50012%
    • $1,501-$2,0002%
    • > $2,0002%

    Akron, OH Rent Trends

    Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Nov / 2019 Feb / 2020
    Akron, OH $803 $809 $816 $820 $816 $827 $822 $826 $835 $841 $846
    National $1,340 $1,337 $1,368 $1,371 $1,374 $1,408 $1,417 $1,422 $1,458 $1,466 $1,468
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    Akron, OH Households

    • Total Number of Households84,761
    • Family 45,487
      Non-family 39,274
    • Children 22,047
      No Children 62,714
    • Average People Per Household2.28
    • Median Household Income$37,533
    • Median Housing Costs Per Month$752

    Akron, OH Education Statistics

    • No High School3%
    • Some High School42%
    • Some College27%
    • Associate Degree8%
    • Bachelor Degree13%
    • Graduate Degree6%

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