Latest Data (2016)
Population 197,633
Nationwide Rank 118

Quick Facts

Akron, Ohio is the 118th largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Akron, Ohio is a city.

Akron, Ohio is currently 31.9% smaller than it was in 1960, the year of its peak recorded population.

Akron, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 96% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Akron, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
108 Oxnard, California 207,906 21.1%
109 Moreno Valley, California 205,499 43.4%
110 Fayetteville, North Carolina 204,759 2.6%
111 Aurora, Illinois 201,110 39.1%
112 Glendale, California 200,831 2.8%
113 Yonkers, New York 200,807 2.3%
114 Huntington Beach, California 200,652 5.6%
115 Montgomery, Alabama 200,022 -0.8%
116 Amarillo, Texas 199,582 14.6%
117 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,541 8.2%
118 Akron, Ohio 197,633 -8.8%
119 Columbus, Georgia 197,485 5.8%
120 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,081 1.0%
121 Grand Rapids, Michigan 196,445 -0.7%
122 Shreveport, Louisiana 194,920 -2.8%
123 Salt Lake City, Utah 193,744 6.5%
124 Huntsville, Alabama 193,079 20.6%
125 Mobile, Alabama 192,904 -2.9%
126 Tallahassee, Florida 190,894 24.7%
127 Grand Prairie, Texas 190,682 48.8%
128 Overland Park, Kansas 188,966 24.5%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
51 Cleveland 385,809 -19.0%
65 Cincinnati 298,800 -9.7%
72 Toledo 278,508 -11.2%
118 Akron 197,633 -8.8%
189 Dayton 140,489 -15.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 197,633 118
2015 197,542 119
2014 197,859 118
2013 198,100 116
2012 198,549 114
2011 198,943 113
2010 199,110 109
2009 207,209 99
2008 207,872 97
2007 208,877 95
2006 209,470 93
2005 210,527 90
2004 211,584 89
2003 212,469 86
2002 213,965 85
2001 215,559 83
2000 216,853 82
1990 223,182 71
1980 237,177 59
1970 275,425 52
1960 290,351 45
1950 274,605 39
1940 244,791 38
1930 255,040 35
1920 208,435 32
1910 69,067 81
1900 42,728 87