Latest Data (2015)
Population 197,542
Nationwide Rank 119

Quick Facts

Akron, Ohio is the 119th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Akron, Ohio is a city.

Akron, Ohio is currently 32.0% 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

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
113 Glendale, California 2.9%
114 Aurora, Illinois 38.8%
115 Montgomery, Alabama -0.5%
116 Columbus, Georgia 7.5%
117 Amarillo, Texas 14.1%
118 Little Rock, Arkansas 7.9%
119 Akron, Ohio -8.9%
120 Shreveport, Louisiana -1.6%
121 Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 1.0%
122 Grand Rapids, Michigan -1.4%
123 Mobile, Alabama -2.2%
124 Salt Lake City, Utah 5.9%
125 Huntsville, Alabama 19.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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