Akron is considered a Large City with a population of 565,920 and 22,600 businesses. 155 in 2018 were added to the Akron Chamber of Commerce business directory which was less than 2017 which had 179.
The economy of Akron employs 353,134 people and has an unemployment rate of 9.5%. Some of the largest industries in Akron are Professional Services (1,369),Restaurants (651), and Entertainment Agencies & Bureaus (584).
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