The neighborhood of West Akron is situated within the city of Akron, Ohio.
West Akron is reasonably quiet overall, as the streets are generally quite peaceful - although that is not the case near Interstate 77.
West Akron experienced its most significant housing boom prior to the 1960s, so most of the available properties are from this time period. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this neighborhood is an important part of its character. The proportions of home owners and renters are about even. This part of Akron is primarily composed of two bedroom and three bedroom homes.
The closest grocery store in West Akron is usually only a rather short walk away. There are also a few options for those who care about close by restaurants and cafes. When it comes to education, primary as well as high schools are convenient to reach on foot from most houses for sale in West Akron. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
A car is a very good mode of transportation in West Akron. Most real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 77, and it is straightforward to come across a place to park. In contrast, walking is not very popular in this part of Akron, even though many common errands can be run on foot.