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People

Total Population 1,903
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 793
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 52.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,841
% Above Poverty Level 87.4%
% Below Poverty Level 12.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.2%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $593
Median House Value $95,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.6%
US/American 0%
English 12%
Irish 15.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Akron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 80720
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.16
Longitude -103.213

Akron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station AKRON 1 N
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 38 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 37 to 65 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station LEROY 5 WSW
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
Station WRAY 2 E
Distance 54.8 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 43 F
Apr Temp 32 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 33 to 70 F
Annual Precip 17.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brush 5,488 $52,542
Hillrose 280 $46,250
Merino 245 $0
Otis 438 $46,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Akron Public Libraries

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Akron Public Library
302 MAIN AVE
Akron, Colorado
(970) 345-6818

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Akron High Schools

AKRON HIGH SCHOOL
600 ELM
970-345-2268
Serves 149 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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