Cuyahoga Falls has the 612th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 0.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Cuyahoga Falls is part of the Akron metro area. Unemployment in the Akron area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Akron has the 77th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Cuyahoga Falls is below average at $44,990, and the median cost of a home in Cuyahoga Falls is $119,700, which is below the national average. 30% of workers in Cuyahoga Falls hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Cuyahoga Falls. 87% of Cuyahoga Falls workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 6% carpool, and 4% walk. People in Cuyahoga Falls spend an average of 22 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.