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Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Akron: $176,600 / County Avg $247,400


Avg Taxes in Akron: $2,800 / County Avg $3,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Akron: 1,972 / County Avg 2,340


Avg Price per/ft2 in Akron: $90 / County Avg $106


Avg Walkscore in Akron: 40 / County Avg 30


Avg Year Built in Akron: 1946 / County Avg 1960


Avg Days on Website in Akron: 74 / County Avg 71


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Akron, the city of invention, is home to the National Inventor's Hall of Fame and Inventure Place. Akron was founded in 1825 as canal town on the Ohio & Erie Canals. Railroads soon toke over the canal systems, and the rubber industry began to grow. 50% of the US population lives within 500 miles of Akron. Akron is also considered major trucking hub. Some claims to fame are Rubber Capital of the world, Labron James, Ohio Ballet, National Soap Box Derby. Ice cream cones, hamburgers, and caramel corn snacks invested here by Charles E Menches. Quaker Oats started here. The PGA Bridgestone Invitational played here each year at Firestone Country Club.