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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Akron OH General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||198,100||11,570,808|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||199,092||11,536,503|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||-0.5%||0.3%|
|Population, 2010 ||199,110||11,536,504|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||6.7%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||22.9%||23.7%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||12.6%||14.1%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||51.7%||51.2% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||62.2%||82.7%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||31.5%||12.2%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.2%||0.2%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.1%||1.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||Z||0.0%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.2%||2.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||2.1%||3.1%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||61.2%||81.1% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||84.4%||85.5%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||4.5%||4.0%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||6.4%||6.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||85.4%||88.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||20.2%||25.2%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||14,692||864,923|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||20.5||23.0|
|Housing units, 2010 ||96,288||5,127,508|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||54.1%||67.5%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||29.3%||22.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$83,900||$130,800|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||83,326||4,557,655|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.33||2.47|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$19,968||$26,046|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$33,909||$48,308|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||27.5%||15.8%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||14,308||897,939|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||15.2%||5.8%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.3%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.6%||2.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||1.1%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||28.7%||27.7% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||2,379,761||295,890,890|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,540,291||135,575,279|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,720,192||138,816,008|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$8,235||$12,049|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||247,782||17,779,905|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||62.03||40,860.69|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||3,209.7||282.3|
|FIPS Code ||01000||39|
|Counties ||Summit County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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