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Living in Akron

Akron has an average Walk Score of 46 with 199,110 residents.

Akron has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

The most walkable Akron neighborhoods are University of Akron, Highland Square and Middlebury.

Nearby Apartments

46 Walk Score of Akron, OH

Akron is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Mary Coyle Ice Cream

Most errands require a car in Akron.

Akron Neighborhoods




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1 University of Akron 75 53 59 8,452
2 Highland Square 66 36 57 10,783
3 Middlebury 62 39 59 5,553
4 North Hill 61 33 49 14,907
5 Firestone Park 60 31 53 13,345
6 Downtown 59 53 66 4,720
7 South Akron 52 31 49 6,183
8 Chapel Hill 51 36 42 5,246
9 Wallhaven 49 32 50 4,174
10 West Akron 47 30 47 16,893
11 East Akron 46 33 50 12,251
12 Summit Lake 45 39 62 4,171
13 Kenmore 42 30 49 17,086
14 Lane-Wooster 42 36 43 7,654
15 Rolling Acres 41 34 41 1,855
16 Elizabeth Park Valley 41 38 40 3,713
17 Ellet 38 25 43 17,955
18 Goodyear Heights 35 26 35 19,898
19 Fairlawn Heights 29 25 34 2,836
20 Merriam Valley 23 15 28 8,239
21 Northwest Akron 22 25 35 11,659

thumbnail for Highland TheatreGorgeous brick apartment building next to the Highland Theatre. During the summertime this area is covered in flowers and has a gorgeous sitting area in front.

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32 Transit Score of Akron, OH

Akron has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Akron apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Akron has some public transportation and about 30 bus lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Akron on public transit.

46 Bike Score of Akron, OH

Akron is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.


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Angel Falls Coffee Company

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International Institute

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The Student Union, Akron, OH

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Honors Complex

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Goodyear Polymer Center

thumbnail for Weathervane Community PlayhouseWeathervane Community Playhouse produces high-quality live theater with volunteer artists, designers, and technicians under professional direction, provides education and training in theater arts and appreciation, and engages and entertains its audience and constituents to enrich the quality of life in Northeast Ohio.

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College of Arts and Sciences

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Student Recreation And Wellness Center

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Athletics Field House Complex

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Parking Deck

thumbnail for Polymer Art#campustour The famous polymer sculpture, which resembles rock candy, was created by Dale Chihuly to represent the convergence of science and art. It's made up of 80 individual rocks and stands 40 feet tall.

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Exchange Street Residence Hall

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South Hall

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Student Union - Back

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InfoCision Stadium - Summa Field

thumbnail for Art#campustour Get outdoors with UA's 34 acres of green space. You can study with friends on the lawn, attend events like our annual SpringFest, and enjoy wireless internet access across campus.

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