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Akron

Be a part of the Rubber City’s next chapter.

  • Affordable
  • Schools
  • Breweries
  • Parks
  • Outdoors
  • Nature
  • Airport
  • College
  • Family-Friendly

Since the end of the 20th century, Akron has largely reinvented itself and retained its status as one of the prime cities of the Midwest. Known for years as the rubber capital of the world, Akron’s economy has shifted in recent years with the rise of a high-tech polymer industry in town and a massive healthcare sector.

Many excellent public schools around town give the local parents numerous great options for their children. The University of Akron heavily influences the city’s culture, between the Zips sporting events and arts community on campus and the nearly 30,000 students who call the city home.

Akron residents enjoy direct access to the beautiful Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which borders the north end of the city— head out on foot with your backpack and tent, or hop on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad for a sightseeing tour of the park.

Rent Trends

As of November 2017, the average apartment rent in Akron, OH is $552 for a studio, $614 for one bedroom, $752 for two bedrooms, and $863 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Akron has increased by 2.0% in the past year.

Beds Avg Sq Ft Avg Rent
Studio 434 $552
1 BR 638 $614
2 BR 959 $752
3 BR 1,310 $863

Ratings

48 Walk Score® Car-Dependent
0 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
0 Bike Score® Somewhat Bikeable

Living in Akron

  • Restaurants

    If you are hoping to rent an apartment in Akron, Ohio there's no doubt you'll want to find a few good places to enjoy a meal. The good news is that the city has plenty to offer in that area. In fact, the city is known for a few specific people who have, as they say, helped to define American cuisine. One of those people is Ferdinand Schumacher, who was the first maker of American oatmeal and, as a result, the pioneer of cereal. His company would later become the Quaker Oats Company.

    As far as places the city is known for in terms of dining, there are a few must-visit destinations. Of those include Duffy's, The Diamond Grille, Luigi's Pizzeria, and Crave. Swenson's and Skyway, both of which are popular hamburger locations, have had an ongoing competition for years.

    There's no doubt that Akron is a diverse city, home to numerous religions, ethnic groups, and various ages. As a city that offers virtually everything a resident would live, finding an apartment to live in Akron may be easier to do than you realize. With a lower cost of living and ease of access to available apartments, this could be the ideal location to call home.

  • Transportation

    Akron is easy to get to and easy to get around in. This is due to the numerous large highways and freeway systems that connect most of the town to the surrounding areas. Several main thoroughfares run through the city, including I-77, which connects the city to Cleveland to the north, as well as to Marietta. I-76 runs through the city and connects Akron to I-71, and the Youngstown area. The Akron Innerbelt is the ideal way to get into and around the downtown portion of the city. It is short, at only a few miles long, but serves as a connection point to numerous other freeways. I-277 runs east to west in the city as well.

    In terms of airports, the Akron-Canton Regional Airport is the main local option, though Cleveland Hopkins Airport, an international airport that is significantly larger, is about 30 minutes to the north of the city as well.

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Cascade Falls
1776 E Waterford Ct, Akron, OH 44313
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3 hrs
$763 - 1,269 1-4 Bed Available Now
844-809-2792
The Highland Square
733 W Market St, Akron, OH 44303
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2 days
$710 - 1,115 1-2 Bed Available Now
330-899-4395
Timber Top Apartments
1551 Treetop Trl, Akron, OH 44313
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$590 - 1,000 1-2 Bed Available Now
330-752-6296
Ellet Park Gardens
720 Shadybrook Dr, Akron, OH 44312
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2 wks
$620 - 945 1-2 Bed Available Now
330-752-1287
Hampton Knoll
1340-1846 Hampton Knoll Dr, Akron, OH 44313
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2 wks
$761 - 1,150 1-2 Bed Available Now
877-286-5729
Dakota Ridge Townhomes
760 Pine Knolls Dr, Akron, OH 44310
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2 wks
$699 - 799 2-3 Bed Available Now
234-542-3828
Hunt Club Apartments
100 Hunt Club Dr, Akron, OH 44321
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2 wks
$814 - 1,020 1-2 Bed Available Now
855-263-4735
Newport Landing
234 Mallard Point Dr, Akron, OH 44319
1 hr
$775 - 1,015 1-3 Bed Available Now
330-899-4397
Terraces on the Green
3049 Chenoweth Rd, Akron, OH 44312
4 hrs
$830 - 1,540 1-2 Bed Available Now
888-725-0571
The Heritage at White Pond
915-975 Mull Ave, Akron, OH 44313
1 day
$535 - 920 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
234-542-4716
Seven Stories West
429 N Hawkins Ave, Akron, OH 44313
2 days
$695 1 Bed Available Now
234-200-7299
Newton Hills Apartments
1900-1908 Newton St, Akron, OH 44305
2 days
$541 - 628 1-2 Bed Available Now
330-931-4185
Condos on Gurley
1363-1405 Gurley Cir, Akron, OH 44310
3 days
$725 - 875 2 Bed Available Now
330-474-9938
Summit Ridge Apartments
1111 Independence Ave, Akron, OH 44310
1 wk
$739 - 1,050 1-3 Bed Available Now
844-896-9906
The Woods of Fairlawn
17 Manor Rd, Akron, OH 44313
1 wk
$650 - 750 1-3 Bed Available Now
234-200-7305
Cedarwood Village
1343-1343 Weathervane Ln, Akron, OH 44313
1 wk
$695 - 895 1-3 Bed Available Now
844-278-9153
Fir Hill Towers
55 Fir Hill Dr, Akron, OH 44304
1 wk
$715 - 1,305 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
888-799-0940
Alphada Place
1446 Alphada Ave, Akron, OH 44310
2 wks
$495 - 689 Studio - 2 Bed Available Now
234-542-5940
LawnFair Apartments
179 Winchester Rd, Akron, OH 44333
2 wks
$510 - 735 Studio - 3 Bed Available Now
866-848-6700
Brandemere Apartments
1920-1965 Garden Ct, Akron, OH 44312
2 wks
$659 - 679 2 Bed Available Now
330-331-0467

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