Akron, OH 44302 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Akron, OH 44302

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 192
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,963
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 622
  • County: Summit County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.092, Longitude -81.54
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Akron, OH 44302 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 44302 to the other 1,118 ZIP Codes in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 530 53rd
Population Density1 # 17 99th
Diversity Index2 # 33 97th
Median Household Income # 1063 5th
Per Capita Income # 962 14th

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Akron, OH 44302 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,095
Population in Households 5,011
Population in Familes 2,911
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density1 6,274
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 2,421
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 941
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,060 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 795 (26.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,626 (53.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 639 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $102,767


Median Household Income $25,242
Average Household Income $37,714
Per Capita Income $18,066
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.19% -0.71%
Households -1.14% -0.7%
Families -1.79% -1.04%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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