Akron Summit County, Ohio

Akron: County seat of Summit County, Ohio, United States

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Akron is a city located in the county of Summit in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 199,110 and a population density of 1,233 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 197,597 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1824.


Akron is located at 41°4'53"N 81°31'8"W (41.0814400, -81.5190100).

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Akron Quick Facts

Population : 197,597 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Summit County
Head of government : mayor
Postal code : 44301–44399
Phone Area Codes : 330 - 234
Area : 161.54 km2
Official name : Akron
Altitude : 1,004 feet / 306 meters
Capital city : Akron is capital of Summit County
Establishment : January 01, 1825 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00
Local time : 18:50:57 (27th July 2021)
Density : 1,223 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -0.77% (2010-2019)

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According to census records, the population of Akron decreased by 0.77% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 199,110 - census
2011 199,112 0% estimation process
2012 198,969 -0.07% estimation process
2013 198,972 0% estimation process
2014 199,008 0.02% estimation process
2015 198,588 -0.21% estimation process
2016 198,068 -0.26% estimation process
2017 198,085 0.01% estimation process
2018 197,884 -0.1% estimation process
2019 197,597 -0.15% estimation process

Akron zip code is 44301. County name: Summit, County fips: 39153

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People born in Akron (200)

People born in Akron, including chemist Richard Smalley, cornerback in the National Football League Dave Brown, philosopher and logician Willard Van Orman Quine, you can see a list of people who born in Akron.


College & universities near Akron

Code Name City ZIP
200800 University of Akron Main Campus Akron (OH) 44325-4702
200785 Herzing University-Akron Akron (OH) 44306-3931
202888 Gerbers Akron Beauty School Akron (OH) 44313
487302 Fortis College-Cuyahoga Falls Cuyahoga Falls (OH) 44221
475699 Bryant & Stratton College-Akron Copley (OH) 44321-2798

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Akron

Code Name Address Type
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
CLE Cleveland Lakefront station 200 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway RAIL
ELY Elyria 410 East River Road RAIL
SKY Sandusky 1200 North Depot St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (8)

Other cities in Summit County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Summit County , OH. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cuyahoga Falls 49,106 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States
Stow 34,785 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States
Barberton 25,953 City in Ohio, USA
Hudson 22,237 City in Ohio
Copley 17,280 Township of Ohio
Tallmadge 17,232 City in Ohio
New Franklin 14,275 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States of America
Norton 12,036
Green 12,031 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States
Macedonia 11,686 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States
Sagamore Hills 10,916 Township in Summit County, Ohio
Bath 9,637 Township in Greene County, Ohio, United States
Fairlawn 7,514 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States of America
Portage Lakes 6,968 Census-designated place in Summit County, Ohio
Northfield Center 5,863 Township in Summit County, Ohio
Munroe Falls 5,063 City in Summit County, Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Akron distances to largest Ohio cities

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