Akron

3 reviews
  1. Town in New York
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    A
  3. Real Estate
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B+
Town near
Buffalo

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,400
National
$176,700
Median Rent
$704
National
$904
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%

Akron Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    35
    264
  • Murder
    0
    5
  • Rape
    0
    37
  • Robbery
    0
    135
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    575
  • Theft
    598
    2,114
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    257

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,711
National
$53,046
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    18%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    35%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    14%

    Reviews

    3 reviews
    • Excellent
      0
    • Very Good
      1
    • Average
      2
    • Poor
      0
    • Terrible
      0
    There are a few manufacturing company here so the jobs are there.
    • Parent
    • Oct 23 2014
    Small town with the necessity. More mom-and pop stores than chain. yes. We can get pretty much what we need in our town.
    • Parent
    • Oct 23 2014
    Housing does not seem to be a problem where I live. utilities are not bad comparing to other city/town.
    • Parent
    • Oct 23 2014