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Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Akron: $149,800 / County Avg $217,200

34%

Avg Taxes in Akron: $13,600 / County Avg $9,000

76%

Avg Sq. Ft. in Akron: 1,828 / County Avg 2,178

42%

Avg Price per/ft2 in Akron: $82 / County Avg $100

82%

Avg Walkscore in Akron: 42 / County Avg 33

64%

Avg Year Built in Akron: 1944 / County Avg 1957

50%

Avg Days on Website in Akron: 97 / County Avg 92

53%

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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.