Akron

Education

4.2/5

Healthcare

2.1/5

City Score

Living in Akron

Safety

3/5

Culture

1.6/5

Things to do in Akron

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1.

Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
802+ Reviews

2.

Akron Zoo
809+ Reviews

3.

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
199+ Reviews

4.

Akron Civic Theatre
260+ Reviews

5.

Dr. Bob’s Home
48+ Reviews

Economy in Akron

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Akron

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Cost of Living Index

65.6%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

High

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

Mid Low

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

Mid High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Akron

Top phone carriers

T-Mobile (best coverage)

AT&T

Verizon

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $8.0

Very high

Restaurants in Akron

Wally Waffle: 1261 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1006 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 53 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 178 reviews
Zomato: 3.9/5, 24 reviews

Diamond Deli: 1270 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 836 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.9/5, 173 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 197 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 64 reviews

Crave: 2420 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 883 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 170 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 332 reviews
Foursquare: 8.2/10, 165 reviews
Zomato: 4.2/5, 248 reviews
Opentable: 4.3/5, 622 reviews

Bricco: 1549 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 732 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 187 reviews
Facebook: 4.3/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 177 reviews
Opentable: 4.4/5, 452 reviews

Aladdins Eatery West Market: 947 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 588 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 179 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 97 reviews
Foursquare: 8.8/10, 83 reviews

A Walk In The Park Cafe: 435 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 396 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4/5, 4 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 35 reviews

Café Arnone: 365 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 285 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 77 reviews

Akron Coffee Roasters: 326 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 274 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 14 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 38 reviews

Crimson Cup Coffee Shop – Tallmadge: 321 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 287 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 34 reviews

Einstein Bros. Bagels: 249 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 211 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 18 reviews
Yelp: 3/5, 20 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Akron

Artisan Coffee: 996 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 832 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 23 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 141 reviews

Angel Falls Coffee Company: 1016 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 716 reviews
Tripadvisor: 3.5/5, 37 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 4.4 reviews
Yelp: 3/5, 127 reviews
Foursquare: 7.9/10, 135 reviews

Valley Café Restaurant – Akron: 667 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 481 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 97 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 4.7 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 88 reviews

Nervous Dog Coffee Bar, Akron: 658 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 539 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 23 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 96 reviews

Molly Brown’s Country Cafe: 468 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 424 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 18 reviews
Yelp: 3/5, 26 reviews

DAgneses Trattoria and Cafe: 1705 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 601 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 126 reviews
Opentable: 4.6/5, 977 reviews

DAgneses Trattoria and Cafe: 1705 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 601 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 126 reviews
Opentable: 4.6/5, 977 reviews

Aladdins Eatery West Market: 946 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 587 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 179 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 97 reviews
Foursquare: 8.8/10, 83 reviews

Ken Stewarts Grille: 1657 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 539 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 123 reviews
Opentable: 4.8/5, 995 reviews

Ken Stewarts Grille: 1761 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 538 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 122 reviews
Foursquare: 9.2/10, 59 reviews
Zomato: 3.4/5, 48 reviews
Opentable: 4.8/5, 994 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Akron

#408 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

3 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Akron $150/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. Bounce Innovation Hub : No reviews

2. Desk Refuge : No reviews

3. OSC Tech Lab : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Akron

Orangetheory Fitness: 176 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 168 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 7 reviews

Rock Mill Climbing, Yoga & Fitness: 135 reviews

Google: 5/5, 121 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 14 reviews

TrAk Athletics: 66 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 60 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 6 reviews

RTC Fitness Co.: 57 reviews

Google: 5/5, 55 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 2 reviews

Buckeye Gym: 40 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 40 reviews

9Round – Fairlawn: 34 reviews

Google: 5/5, 31 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 3 reviews

Kadilak Fitness: 34 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 33 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 1 reviews

Full Scale Fitness LLC: 32 reviews

Google: 5/5, 32 reviews

Body Builders: 32 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 28 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 3 reviews

KFitness Gym PJ: 27 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 27 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Akron

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Akron

1. Banana Bread
2. Cheesecake
3. Ice Cream
4. Pancake
5. Brownie

6. Cosmopolitan

7. Hurricane

8. Chili

9. Manhattan

10. Hamburger

Environment in Akron

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Climate Index

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RainfallNot rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainySemi-rainy
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Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Akron

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Akron

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B

Main Sport:

American Football

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

1

Time zone:

UTC-10:00 to -05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

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189 km
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