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People

Total Population 1,488
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 8.3%
Employed Population 16+ 640
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 54.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,338
% Above Poverty Level 82.9%
% Below Poverty Level 17.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20%
Median Gross Rent $627
Median House Value $81,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.4%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 8.3%

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

Akron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles S of Elkhart, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 88 miles N of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Fulton
Standard Zip Codes 46910
Phone Area Codes 574
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.038
Longitude -86.028

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 ROCHESTER
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 30 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Station WARSAW
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station WABASH
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burket 148 $44,000
Claypool 361 $40,577
Macy 269 $41,667
Mentone 937 $53,409
Rochester 6,123 $44,640
Silver Lake 1,002 $41,346

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

Akron Public Libraries

Library
Akron Carnegie Pl
205 E ROCHESTER
Akron, Indiana
(574) 893-4113
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Akron High Schools

TIPPECANOE VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
8345 S SR 19
574-353-7031
Serves 647 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.7

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