Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH

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2022 Population
191,956
7.22% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
J. D. Vance
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37
50% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
22.6%
3.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,871
46.8% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$99,700
50.6% 1-year decline
2022 Employed Population
84,812
10.2% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH had a population of 192k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $46,871. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH declined from 206,901 to 191,956, a −7.22% decrease and its median household income declined from $88,067 to $46,871, a −46.8% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6.09%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.45%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.38%).

7.75% of the households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.7% of the residents in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are University of Akron Main Campus (200800) (3,979 degrees awarded in 2022), Herzing University-Akron (185 degrees), and Gerbers Akron Beauty School (52 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was $99,700, and the homeownership rate was 50.2%.

Most people in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH is home to a population of 192k people, from which 96.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.39% of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH residents were born outside of the country (10.3k people).

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are Spanish (3,697 households), Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (3,348 households), and Other Languages of Asia (1,863 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
95,790
Women
51.7%
89,593
Men
48.3%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 185,383 inhabitants, with 48.3% men, and 51.7% women.

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Citizenship

96.7%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.7% of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    108k ± 1.94k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    55.6k ± 1.79k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.48k
3.49%
Hispanic Population
6.69k people

In 2022, there were 1.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (108k people) in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 55.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 11.7k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.49% of the people in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are hispanic (6.69k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Nepal
    1,911 ± 1,068 people
  2. Mexico
    1,378 ± 908 people
  3. Bhutan
    1,137 ± 825 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was Nepal, the natal country of 1,911 Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 1,378 and Bhutan with 1,137.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.3k people
6.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.4k people

As of 2022, 5.39% of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH residents (10.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was 6.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    3,697 households (2.05%)
  2. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    3,348 households (1.86%)
  3. Other Languages of Asia
    1,863 households (1.03%)

7.75% of the households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was Spanish. 2.05% of the households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,220 ± 385
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,065 ± 422
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,546 ± 330

Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH employs 84.8k people. The largest industries in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are Restaurants & Food Services (7,205 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,011 people), and Construction (4,164 people), and the highest paying industries are Nondepository credit & related activities ($126,991), Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing ($109,662), and Advertising, public relations & related services ($98,560).

Males in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $46,743. The income inequality in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
48,385
Women
50.1%
48,234
Men
49.9%

The workforce of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH in 2020 was 96,619 people, with 50.1% woman, and 49.9% men.

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Occupations

84.8k
2022 Value
−10.2%
1 Year decline
± −10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH declined at a rate of −10.2%, from 94.4k employees to 84.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (2,877 people), Cashiers (2,035 people), and Customer service representatives (1,941 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

84.8k
2022 Value
−10.2%
1 Year decline
± −10.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH declined at a rate of −10.2%, from 94.4k employees to 84.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, are Restaurants & Food Services (7,205 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (5,011 people), and Construction (4,164 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, though some of these residents may live in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,786
Median earning men ± $1,191
$31,187
Median earning women ± $1,380

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,625), Public Administration ($68,612), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,950).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($47,837), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,470), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,547).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
1.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 5.51M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 1.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Ohio went to Donald J. Trump with 53.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
J. D. Vance
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Sherrod Brown and J. D. Vance are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 15 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH awarded 4,216 degrees. The student population of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6,770 male students and 7,114 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are White (3,123 and 76.8%), followed by Black or African American (387 and 9.51%), Two or More Races (179 and 4.4%), and Asian (149 and 3.66%).

The largest universities in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH by number of degrees awarded are University of Akron Main Campus (200800) (3,979 and 94.4%), Herzing University-Akron (185 and 4.39%), and Gerbers Akron Beauty School (52 and 1.23%).

The most popular majors in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are Registered Nursing (347 and 8.23%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (233 and 5.53%), and Mechanical Engineering (198 and 4.7%).

The median tuition costs in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH are $11,820 for private four year colleges, and $10,097 and $13,170 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 21.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 13,884 (48.8% men and 51.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 13,884 students enrolled in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, 48.8% men and 51.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 9,855 records, of which 49.9% were women and 50.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 200 degrees awarded
  2. 170 degrees awarded
  3. 102 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was Registered Nursing with 200 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,979 degrees awarded
  2. 185 degrees awarded
  3. 52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Akron Main Campus (200800) with 3,979 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,945 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH, which is 0.856 times less than the 2,271 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,123 degrees mean that there were 8.07 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 387 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($11,820) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,330) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.62% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.67% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (47.4k), Some college (38.5k), and Bachelors Degree (22k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was $99,700 in 2022, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $201,700 to $99,700, a 50.6% decrease. The homeownership rate in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH is 50.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH is $46,871. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was Delaware County (South) PUMA, OH with a value of $146,754, followed by Hamilton County (East)--Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Butler County (Southeast)--Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $122,007 and $114,556.

Property

$99,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,431
$42,553
Median Property Taxes
±$1,657

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Rent vs Own

50.2%
Homeownership
2022
62.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 50.2% of the housing units in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 51.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was Delaware County (South) PUMA, OH with a value of $146,754, followed by Hamilton County (East)--Loveland, Montgomery Cities & Forestville PUMA, OH and Butler County (Southeast)--Monroe City & Beckett Ridge PUMA, OH, with respective values of $122,007 and $114,556.

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Household Income

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$46,871
Median Household Income
± $1,399
84.8k
Number of Households
± 2,251

In 2022, the median household income of the 84.8k households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH declined from $46,871 from the previous year's value of $88,067.

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Wage Distribution

0.43
2022 Wage GINI in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH
0.437
2021 Wage GINI in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH

In 2022, the income inequality in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.54% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (75.5%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.57%)

In 2022, 75.5% of workers in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (7.57%).

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.61% of the workforce in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH (42.4k out of 188k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH has health coverage, with 37% on employee plans, 31% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 10.1% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Ohio see 1291 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1566 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 346 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,291 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Ohio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,291 patients per year. This represents a 0.921% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 25.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.48%
Uninsured
37%
Employer Coverage
31%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
10.1%
Non-Group
1.57%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Summit County (Central)--Akron City PUMA, OH grew by 5.24% from 8.06% to 8.48%.

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