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Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Akron - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Akron: $170,300 / County Avg $237,000


Avg Taxes in Akron: $2,800 / County Avg $3,600


Avg Sq. Ft. in Akron: 1,932 / County Avg 2,302


Avg Price per/ft2 in Akron: $88 / County Avg $103


Avg Walkscore in Akron: 41 / County Avg 32


Avg Year Built in Akron: 1945 / County Avg 1958


Avg Days on Website in Akron: 92 / County Avg 88


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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.