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Barberton is a city in Summit County, in the Akron metro area.
The community was named after Ohio Columbus Barber, president of the Diamond Match Company
The latitude of Barberton is 41.012N. The longitude is -81.605W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,462.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Barberton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Summit County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Akron area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44314 ZIP code.
24% of Barberton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barberton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barberton was $17,764, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Barberton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Barberton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $380. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $749.
Libraries in Barberton include Barberton Public Library, Community Health Library Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Barberton include Barberton Herald
Summit County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barberton political report.
The average commute time for Barberton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Barberton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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