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Living in Akron

Akron has an average Walk Score of 45 with 199,110 residents.

Akron does not have many bike lanes.

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

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Walk Score of Akron, OH

Akron is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Mary Coyle

Most errands require a car in Akron.

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1 University of Akron 70 - 51 8,452
2 Highland Square 64 - 54 10,783
3 Middlebury 59 - 53 5,553
4 North Hill 59 - 44 14,907
5 Downtown 58 - 59 4,720
6 Firestone Park 55 - 48 13,345
7 South Akron 52 - 43 6,183
8 Chapel Hill 50 - 38 5,246
9 West Akron 48 - 41 16,893
10 East Akron 45 - 45 12,251
11 Wallhaven 45 - 44 4,174
12 Kenmore 43 - 45 17,086
13 Rolling Acres 42 - 38 1,855
14 Summit Lake 42 - 52 4,171
15 Lane-Wooster 41 - 37 7,654
16 Goodyear Heights 37 - 32 19,898
17 Ellet 36 - 41 17,955
18 Elizabeth Park Valley 36 - 34 3,713
19 Fairlawn Heights 31 - 31 2,836
20 Northwest Akron 23 - 32 11,659
21 Merriam Valley 22 - 24 8,239

Eating & Drinking

There are about 715 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Akron.

People in Akron can walk to an average of 1 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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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 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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