What is the current population of Akron?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Akron is 197,597. Akron, Ohio is the 125th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Akron?

The peak population of Akron was in 1960, when its population was 290,351. In 1960, Akron was the 45th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 125th largest city in the US. Akron is currently 31.9% smaller than it was in 1960.

How quickly is Akron shrinking?

Akron has shrunk 8.8% since the year 2000. Akron, Ohio's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 197,597 125
2018 198,006 120
2017 197,846 121
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
115 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,567 10.3%
116 Frisco, Texas 200,490 468.2%
117 Yonkers, New York 200,370 2.1%
118 Amarillo, Texas 199,371 14.5%
119 Glendale, California 199,303 2.0%
120 Huntington Beach, California 199,223 4.8%
121 McKinney, Texas 199,177 255.7%
122 Montgomery, Alabama 198,525 -1.5%
123 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,888 1.4%
124 Aurora, Illinois 197,757 36.8%
125 Akron, Ohio 197,597 -8.8%
126 Little Rock, Arkansas 197,312 7.6%
127 Tempe, Arizona 195,805 23.2%
128 Columbus, Georgia 195,769 4.9%
129 Overland Park, Kansas 195,494 28.8%
130 Grand Prairie, Texas 194,543 51.8%
131 Tallahassee, Florida 194,500 27.1%
132 Cape Coral, Florida 194,495 88.2%
133 Mobile, Alabama 188,720 -5.0%
134 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,603 6.4%
135 Shreveport, Louisiana 187,112 -6.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
53 Cleveland 381,009 -20.0%
64 Cincinnati 303,940 -8.2%
76 Toledo 272,779 -13.0%
125 Akron 197,597 -8.8%
195 Dayton 140,407 -15.3%

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