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Akron Apartments
Last updated April 16 2024 at 5:28 PM

Akron, OH
116 Apartments for Rent

Akron Apartment Renter's Guide

Overview


Population: 197,597
Population Density: 3,190.5 people/sq mile
Median Age: 40
Percentage of Family Households: 51%
Median Annual Income: $41,628 / year
Median Rent: $791 / month

What locals are saying

Akron began as a canal town. Known as the “Rubber Capital of the World,” Akron is no longer home to the many tire companies it once nurtured, but instead is home to more than 200,000 residents who love this city for its plethora of activities, friendly neighborhoods and that oh-so-friendly Midwestern attitude we all know and envy.

When it comes to important contributions to society, Akron has no shortage

Akron Demographics


How diverse is Akron?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Akron is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Akron are White (54.7%), Black Or African American (25.9%), Two Or More (10.3%), Asian (4.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.9%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Akron residents?

The median age in Akron is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

How diverse is Akron?

The representation of ethnic minorities in Akron is higher than the national average. The eight main ethnic groups that make up the population of Akron are White (54.7%), Black Or African American (25.9%), Two Or More (10.3%), Asian (4.6%), Hispanic Or Latino (3.9%), Other (0.3%), American Indian Or Alaska Native (0.2%), and Native Hawaiian Or Other Pacific Islander (0%).

What does the age breakdown look like for Akron residents?

The median age in Akron is 40 while the most populous age group of residents is the under 20 group.

Akron Crime


Overall Crime

High
Overall crime in Akron is high in comparison to the national average.

Violent Crime

High
The level of violent crime in Akron is high compared to the national average violent crime rate.

Property Crime

High
The level of property crime in Akron is high compared to the national average property crime rate.

Top Schools in Akron


Elementary Schools

7 /10
Windemere Elementary School
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
293 Students
2 Reviews
293
Students
2 Reviews
5 /10
Sam Salem Community Learning Center
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
350 Students
2 Reviews
350
Students
2 Reviews
5 /10
Judith A Resnik Community Learning Center
Public
K-5
Public
K-5
383 Students
3 Reviews
383
Students
3 Reviews

Middle Schools

4 /10
Litchfield Middle School
Public
6-8
Public
6-8
672 Students
7 Reviews
672
Students
7 Reviews
4 /10
Miller-South Visual Performing Arts
Public
4-8
Public
4-8
482 Students
5 Reviews
482
Students
5 Reviews
4 /10
Summit Academy Middle School-Akron
Charter
6-8
Charter
6-8
69 Students
1 Reviews
69
Students
1 Reviews

High Schools

10 /10
Akron Early College High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
384 Students
8 Reviews
384
Students
8 Reviews
5 /10
Firestone High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
1,282 Students
10 Reviews
1,282
Students
10 Reviews
4 /10
North High School
Public
9-12
Public
9-12
914 Students
3 Reviews
914
Students
3 Reviews

What Renters Say about Akron


Apartment List has released the results for Akron from the third annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. This survey, which drew on responses from over 45,000 renters nationwide, provides insight on what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the country’s 111 million renters.
68%
Parks and Outdoor Activities
58%
Public Transit
50%
Commute Time
47%
Social Life
43%
Jobs and Career Opportunities
43%
Weather
43%
Pet Friendliness
40%
Affordability
36%
Safety and Crime Rate
29%
State and Local Taxes
29%
Dating
28%
Quality of Schools
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Average rent in Akron, Ohio

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The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Akron is $989, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,442. Rent rates updated 5 days ago
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Find an apartment for rent in Akron, OH


Searching for an apartment for rent in Akron, OH? Look no further! Apartment List will help you find a perfect apartment near you. There are 116 available rental units listed on Apartment List in Akron. Click on listings to see photos, floorplans, amenities, prices and availability, and much more!

The average rent in Akron is $1,039 for a studio, $989 for a one-bedroom apartment, and $1,442 for a two-bedroom apartment. If you are looking for a deal, keep an eye out for a red pulsing icon that indicates rent specials.

Tired of browsing? Take our personalized quiz. You’ll answer a couple of simple questions and we’ll put together a list of Akron apartments that are best for you. We’ll also factor in your commute, budget, and preferred amenities. Looking for a pet-friendly rental, or an apartment with in-unit washer and dryer? No problem, we’ll provide you with apartments that match that criteria.

You can trust Apartment List to help you find your next Akron, OH apartment rental! After all, everyone deserves a home they love.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent in Akron?

In Akron, the average rent is $1,039 for a studio, $989 for a 1-bedroom, $1,442 for a 2-bedroom, and $1,649 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Akron, check out our monthly Akron Rent Report.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Akron?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Akron by using the cheap apartments filter.

How can I find a pet-friendly apartment in Akron?

You can use the pet-friendly filter to find Akron apartments that allow pets.

How much should I pay for rent in Akron?

The answer to this question depends on your household income and a couple of other factors. You can use our Rent Calculator to figure out how much you should spend on rent in Akron.

How can I find off-campus housing in Akron?

You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Akron. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Cuyahoga Community College District, Cleveland State University, Case Western Reserve University, John Carroll University, and Notre Dame College.