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Mayflower Manor Apartments

263 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308

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Ohio Living Rockynol

1150 W Market Street, Akron, OH 44313

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Ohio Living Rockynol is one of 12 life plan communities owned and operated by Ohio Living, headquartered in Columbus. As a life plan community, Rockynol offers independent living apartments, assisted living, short-term rehabilitation, long-term nursing, memory care, home health and hospice. Since...

Sunrise of Cuyahoga Falls

1500 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

Danbury Woods in Cuyahoga Falls

1691 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

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Danbury Woods is an assisted living and memory care community located in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio. The landscaped grounds of Danbury Woods provide a garden setting to compliment the nearby golf course and beautiful forests. We are strategically located close to the woodlands of the...

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Danbury of Cuyahoga Falls

1695 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

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Danbury of Cuyahoga Falls is an independent senior living community that overlooks Brookledge Golf Course. Our goal is to provide our residents with a carefree active independent life style. We are near shopping, banks, restaurants and offices. All apartments have spacious rooms equipped with...

Danbury in Tallmadge

73 East Avenue, Tallmadge, OH 44278

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At Danbury in Tallmadge, we nurture lives filled with vitality, friendship, and plenty of activity. Our location, convenient to shopping and leisure activities in a beautiful setting, is a perfect match to our unique approach to independent senior living, assisted living, and memory care...

Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls

190 West Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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Maplewood at Cuyahoga Falls is a beautiful assisted living residence located in Cuyahoga Falls, Summit County, Ohio, just north of Akron. It provides both assisted living and memory care to area seniors. Maplewood is found just south of Cuyahoga Valley National Forest, the only national park in...

Cardinal Retirement Village

171 Graham Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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Since 1986 Cardinal Village has been offering large studio, one and two bedroom apartments for seniors looking for independent and assisted living options within a safe and secure environment. Pets are also welcome and activities are abundant with exercise programs, educational and cultural...

Mulberry Gardens Assisted Living

395 South Main Street, Munroe Falls, OH 44262

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Mulberry Gardens Assisted Living in beautiful Munroe Falls, Ohio, combines the care seniors need, the convenience they value, and the independence they cherish.Mulberry Gardens Assisted Living is beautifully designed with spacious common areas to enjoy with family and friends. Our elegant dining...

Brookdale Barberton (Now Offering HealthPlus)

487 Austin Drive, Barberton, OH 44203

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The Best YearsWhen you decide to move in here, you’re not only joining one of the best assisted living communities in Barberton, Ohio—you’re embarking one a brand new adventure full of wonderful people and exciting activities that push you to grow and savor every moment of your retirement years....

The Gardens at Cuyahoga Falls

45 Chart Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

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Brookdale Montrose (Now Offering HealthPlus)

100 Brookmont Road, Akron, OH 44333

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Brookdale Montrose is a senior living community located in scenic and accessible Akron, Ohio. Our community boasts beautifully landscaped grounds offering peaceful and tranquil living while also offering all the conveniences that come being near a metropolitan area. Residents at Brookdale...

Brookdale Bath (Now Offering HealthPlus)

101 North Cleveland Massillon Road, Akron, OH 44333

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Quality Care Designed for YouWouldn’t it be nice to redefine what it means to be independent? When you decide to move into our assisted living and memory care community, you have the opportunity to do just that. We handle the burdens of everything from cooking and cleaning to maintaining the...

Copley Place

528 Rothrock Rd, Akron, OH 44321

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Copley Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Conveniently situated in the quiet suburbs, we're only minutes away from a major shopping area and top-notch healthcare. We offer an ideal place to get away from it all in the pastoral beauty of the Mid-West with...

Regent of Stow (Opening Summer 2021)

3855 Fishcreek Rd, Stow, OH 44224

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Heritage Crossing

251 N Cleveland Massillon Rd, Akron, OH 44333

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Everyone Deserves a Great LifeAt Heritage Crossing, we strive to care for residents one at a time … working each day to make their lives easier and more enjoyable. Our community will be filled with comfortable touches to make residents really feel at home. From beautiful gardens to spacious...

Vitalia Senior Residences of Stow

4291 Allen Rd, Stow, OH 44224

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Vitalia Senior Residences at Stow is Summit County's premier continuum of care community featuring Independent, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Villas. At Vitalia at Stow, we understand that no matter the person's age, an active and engage lifestyle is critical for health and well-being. That...

Vitalia Senior Residences of Montrose

4041 Heritage Center Dr, Copley, OH 44321

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VITALIA® has the means to provide residents with a wide variety of things to learn, participate in, and enjoy. From an inviting restaurant to ample entertainment spaces, our senior community campus allows for exposure to new things regularly while still visiting favorites that you know and...

Gables of Green

2045 Franks Pkwy, Uniontown, OH 44685

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The Gables of Green has been recognized by the state of Ohio, for having a Covid free environment. Here at the Gables, we offer a complete range of assisted living options, including studio floor plans, one bedroom, and two bedrooms units. For the last four years, all of our assisted living...

The Kentridge Senior Living

5241 Sunnybrook Road, Kent, OH 44240

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As author Mary Pipher says, "We believe the search for the right place is the search for the right people." Since 2005, KentRidge Senior Living has built a reputation for superior service and care for residents and their families that has made us into the premier choice for assisted living in...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Akron, OH

Akron, an independent metropolitan area, provides all the conveniences of a modern city while still being in reach of Cleveland’s thriving downtown. Within city limits, residents can enjoy a spacious, suburban landscape with easy access to diverse shopping and dining experiences, local parks, and attractions like the Akron Art Museum.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Akron are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Akron retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Akron, OH

The median monthly cost of independent living is about $2,300 in Akron and $2,900 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Ohio is around $2,500.


Learn More About Akron, OH

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Akron are rated 17 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below the average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing838574858479

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$39,844 per year$30,927 per year$35,547 per year$20,948 per year$40,361 per year$1,761 per year$594 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Akron include:

Cleveland Clinic Akron General

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 430+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Western Reserve Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 80+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Summa Health System

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 630+
  • Specialties: emergency department, ICU, arthroscopy

Weather and Climate

Akron’s climate is classified as humid continental, which means it experiences four distinct seasons and occasional heavy snowfall in winter. The average humidity level is 71%, and humidity levels are often highest during January at about 77%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum27°F34°F20°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum74°F84°F64°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 97

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 36″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size3714.2%197,0263,176 per square mile2.4

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)0.2%4.6%30.1%2.4%<0.1%4.3%58.5%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Akron: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 100/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Summit County

DemocraticRepublicanOther52.0%43.8%4.2%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Akron include:

  • Akron Art Museum
  • Cummings Center for the History of Psychology
  • Summit County Historical Society
  • Simon Perkins Stone Mansion
  • Hale Farm and Village

Outdoor attractions in Akron:

  • Hardesty Park
  • Grace Park
  • Portage Lakes State Park
  • Quail Hollow State Park
  • Akron Zoo

Akron’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Akron Civic Theatre
  • The Nightlight Cinema
  • Akron Arts Expo
  • InfoCision Stadium
  • Summit Mall
  • Chapel Hill Mall
  • Northside District

Transportation

Akron Metro RTA operates throughout the Akron area and offers ADA-compliant transportation. Taxis, and rideshare services like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Akron.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Ohio

The Gardens at Cuyahoga Falls, Brier Creek Senior Independent Living and Danbury in Hudson are the top rated independent living facilities near Akron, Ohio. See full list of communities.

There are 146 independent living facilities near Akron, Ohio. See the full list.

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