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Thriving home to more than 21,000 businesses and more than 150 Fortune 500 company operations, Greater Akron is a global leader in plastic processing, liquid crystal and polymer research. The region benefits from a unique ethos of collaboration and talent where the city of Akron, Summit County, Portage County, Medina County and the Greater Akron Chamber all work together to generate mutually rewarding business opportunities.
A comprehensive reference book containing demographics, workforce statistics, economic development organizations, industry profiles, largest employers and manufacturers in the Greater Akron Region.
Institutions of Higher Education Within A 50-Mile Radius of Akron
Medina County - 172,332
Portage County - 161,416
Summit County - 541,781
Within 150-mile radius around Akron, OH - 17,000,000
Within 500-mile radius around Akron, OH - 45% of U.S. population
Akron, OH Metroplitan Statistical Area is 77th largest in the U.S.
Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area is 15th largest in the U.S.
Reflecting unemployment rates across the U.S.
Bureau of Economic Analysis showing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Personal Income.