Industrial /commercial land uses east of Kelly Avenue; with single-family housing predominating west of Kelly Avenue, and multi-family housing in the south. n If South Arlington Street in East Akron’s “Main Street”, the 11,375 square foot East Akron Community House (E.A.C.H.) is “Town Hall”. n Located south of I-76 and east of I-77, the neighborhood has good highway access. East Akron is younger than Akron, with over 70% of the population under 45. divided between African-Americans and Whites. Household income just kept pace with inflation from 1990 – 2000. n East Akron is younger than Akron, with over 70% of the population under 45. 2000 East Akron Age Distribution. The number of persons in poverty declined, though by a lower percentage than in the City. East Akron is an ethnically diverse neighborhood about equally. About three-quarters of East Akronites have either a high school diploma or some college but the percentages of those with bachelor’s and graduate/professional degrees trail the City. In most occupational categories, East Akron, Ohio is similar to the rest of the City… n Except there are fewer people in Management and Professional positions and more in Production, Transportation, and Material Moving.
Persons Living Alone is the largest category of households. n About half of East Akron households have children under 18. n The percentage of Married households, with or without children, is smaller than Other Family households. The age of housing units in East Akron is similar to that in the rest of Akron, with a slightly lower percentage of units built from 1980 – 2000 and a slightly higher percentage of units built before 1940. n There are fewer total housing units in East Akron in 2000 than in 1990, plus a large drop in renter-occupied units. n The value of the average owner-occupied housing unit is 61% of that of the City. Owner-occupied housing appreciated at a slightly lower rate during the 1990s. Bed Bug Exterminator Akron
East Akron Revitalization Plan
The East Akron Revitalization Plan was initiated to create a detailed and implementable response to vacant land in East Akron. East Akron is a stable residential neighborhood that has benefitted from housing rehabilitation activities and economic development initiatives led by East Akron Community Development Corporation over the past 30 years (EANDC).
Restaurants and Pubs
- Azteca Mexican Restaurant is located at 1779 E Market St, Akron, OH
- Market Street Grill and Pub is located at 1677 E Market St, Akron, OH
- Mugshots Sports Bar & Grille is located at 1892 S Main St, Akron, OH
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