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People

Total Population 1,454
Male Share of the Population 47.5%
Female Share of the Population 52.5%
Senior Citizens 26.5%
Employed Population 16+ 630
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,083
% Above Poverty Level 90.3%
% Below Poverty Level 9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $563
Median House Value $93,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.7%
Irish 21.1%

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

Akron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles N of Sioux City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles N of Omaha, Nebraska
County Plymouth
Standard Zip Codes 51001
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.828
Longitude -96.559

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 HAWARDEN
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 26 F
Apr Temp 34 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 26.7 inches
Station VERMILLION 2 SE
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 64 F
Jul Temp 63 to 89 F
Oct Temp 39 to 67 F
Annual Precip 25.3 inches
Station SIOUX CITY AP
Distance 32.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Akron, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Ruble (51001)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brunsville 93 $86,250
Hawarden 2,551 $56,063
Ireton 667 $60,179
Le Mars 9,757 $71,031

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

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Akron Public Library
350 REED ST.
Akron, Iowa
(712) 568-2601

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Akron High Schools

AKRON WESTFIELD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
850 KERR DRIVE
712-568-2020
Serves 206 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.5

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