Latest Data (2017)
Population 197,846
Nationwide Rank 121

Quick Facts

Akron, Ohio is the 121st largest city in the United States as of 2017.

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
2000-2017
111 Moreno Valley, California 207,226 44.6%
112 Glendale, California 203,054 3.9%
113 Yonkers, New York 202,019 2.9%
114 Huntington Beach, California 201,874 6.2%
115 Aurora, Illinois 200,965 39.0%
116 Salt Lake City, Utah 200,544 10.3%
117 Amarillo, Texas 199,826 14.8%
118 Montgomery, Alabama 199,518 -1.0%
119 Grand Rapids, Michigan 198,829 0.4%
120 Little Rock, Arkansas 198,606 8.3%
121 Akron, Ohio 197,846 -8.7%
122 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 197,166 1.0%
123 Huntsville, Alabama 194,585 21.5%
124 Columbus, Georgia 194,058 4.0%
125 Grand Prairie, Texas 193,837 51.3%
126 Shreveport, Louisiana 192,036 -4.2%
127 Overland Park, Kansas 191,278 26.0%
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
51 Cleveland 385,525 -19.1%
66 Cincinnati 301,301 -9.0%
74 Toledo 276,491 -11.8%
121 Akron 197,846 -8.7%
189 Dayton 140,371 -15.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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