Introduction to Tallmadge, Ohio

Tallmadge, Ohio, in Summit county, is 4 miles E of Akron, Ohio (center to center) and 30 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is included in the Akron metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 16,390 people lived in Tallmadge.

Tallmadge History

Originally, the area now known as Tallmadge, was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. It was founded and organized by Rev. David Bacon in 1807. The area was named after Col. Benjamin Tallmadge, one of the landholders. Tallmadge experienced much of its developments during the 1950s and 60s.

Tallmadge and nearby Attractions

  • Tallmadge Church
  • Gorge Metropolitan Park
  • Water Works Aquatic Park
  • Akron Zoo
  • Akron Art Museum
  • National Inventors Hall of Fame

Things To Do In Tallmadge

While staying in Tallmadge, you can visit the historic Tallmadge Church which was built in 1825. You can also visit the museum at Tallmadge Circle Park. The Kent Drive Park, Maca Aquatic Center Park, Washburn/Indian Hills Parks, and Lions Park are worth visiting. The Akron Zoological Park, Akron Zoo, Sea World Ohio, and Water Works Aquatic Park are also nearby.

Tallmadge Transportation

Air transportation is available from Akron - Canton Regional Airport.

Tallmadge Higher Education

University of Akron - Main Campus, Kent State University - Stark Campus, and Stark State College of Technology are nearby.


Total Population 17,463
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 8,061
Age of the Population 46


% of people married 54.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.4%
Median Earnings25+ $36,828
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,012
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,484


Median Family Income $67,148
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%


People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $687
Median House Value $155,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.5%
US/American 0.1%
English 11.6%
Irish 18%

Tallmadge Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles E of Akron, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles SE of Cleveland, Ohio
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 44278
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.101
Longitude -81.441

Tallmadge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station AKRON
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station WARREN 3 S
Distance 33.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 33 to 59 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Akron 198,492 $43,386
Cuyahoga Falls 49,316 $60,174
Lakemore 3,056 $63,661
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