• Stats
  • THE OHIO POVERTY REPORT FEBRUARY 2016

    2010-14 ACS: Akron Population: 193,478 Number of Poor in Akron: 51,696 Percentage of Akron Population that is poor: 26.7 1999 Akron Population: 211,891 Number of Poor in Akron: 36,975 Percentage of Akron Population that is poor: 17.5 1989 Akron Population: 217,484 Number of Poor in Akron: 44,544 Percentage of Akron Population that is poor: 20.5 […]

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  • Akron Community Foundation’s 2015 Report

    This article is referenced here: Report: Akron and Summit County population will continue getting older, while childhood poverty limits youth | cleveland.com   You can download the report here: Akron Community Foundation’s 2015 Report Wages in Summit County are persistently low, and many of the county’s jobs are in the service sector. “Four of Summit County’s […]

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  • First 100 Days

    This is from this article: Akron mayor Dan Horrigan celebrates first 100 days in office – Local – Ohio Horrigan, a former school teacher who served on City Council in the early 2000s, told city workers to replace the oft-heard phrase “What do you want?” with “How can we help you?” when answering the phone. […]