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People

Total Population 3,949
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 15%
Employed Population 16+ 2,022
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 61%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,736
% Above Poverty Level 93.5%
% Below Poverty Level 6.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $829
Median House Value $164,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 8.1%

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

Akron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles NE of Lancaster, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Metro Area Lancaster
Standard Zip Codes 17501
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.156
Longitude -76.202

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 LANCASTER 2 NE FILT PLT
Distance 8.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station LANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station COATESVILLE 2 W
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adamstown 1,987 $70,714
Brownstown 2,788 $67,380
Denver 3,864 $65,705
Ephrata 13,617 $59,387
Lititz 9,208 $65,413

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

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