Akron, OH Demographics

The total population of Akron is estimated to be 190,273 with 91,892 males (48.29%) and 98,381 females (51.71%). There are 6,489 more females than males in Akron.
The median household income in Akron was $45,538 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 106(0.23%) from $45,644 in 2020. This income is 61.04% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Akron sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $51,004. Overall, the median household income for the city of Akron stands at $45,534.
In Akron, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $31,780 for males and $25,766 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $47,332 for males and $42,738 for females.
In Akron, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $50,836, while American Indian and Alaska Native households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $26,544.
In 2022, the population of Akron was 188,509, a 0.02% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Akron's population was 188,550, a decline of 0.83% compared to a population of 190,130 in 2020.
The median age in Akron, OH is 36.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.67% were under the age of 15, 23.14% aged 15 to 29, 44.25% aged 30 to 64, 12.96% aged 65 to 84, and 1.96% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Akron population: 57.84% are White, 30.06% are Black or African American, 0.19% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 4.27% are Asian, 0.02% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.85% are some other race and 6.78% are multiracial.