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Living in Akron

Akron has an average Walk Score of 48 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 Firestone Park.

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48 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.

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Akron Neighborhoods




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1 University of Akron 73 50 54 8,452
2 Highland Square 65 34 55 10,783
3 Firestone Park 62 29 50 13,345
4 South Akron 60 30 43 6,183
5 Downtown 59 50 61 4,720
6 North Hill 58 32 47 14,907
7 Middlebury 57 38 56 5,553
8 Chapel Hill 52 32 38 5,246
9 West Akron 50 30 43 16,893
10 Wallhaven 50 30 47 4,174
11 East Akron 48 32 46 12,251
12 Lane-Wooster 46 35 39 7,654
13 Kenmore 46 29 45 17,086
14 Rolling Acres 42 33 37 1,855
15 Ellet 40 26 41 17,955
16 Goodyear Heights 40 25 32 19,898
17 Summit Lake 38 37 56 4,171
18 Elizabeth Park Valley 36 36 38 3,713
19 Fairlawn Heights 32 23 30 2,836
20 Northwest Akron 24 24 34 11,659
21 Merriam Valley 23 11 26 8,239

Eating & Drinking

There are about 404 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Akron.

People in Akron can walk to an average of 0.8 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Angel Falls Coffee Company

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Ray's Pub

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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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30 Transit Score of Akron, OH

Akron has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Akron apartments for rent on Redfin.

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.

43 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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