Demographics

People

Total Population1,542
Male Share of the Population44.1%
Female Share of the Population55.9%
Senior Citizens19.8%
Employed Population 16+699
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.1%
Median Earnings25+$39,167
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$29,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,328

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,484
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$616
Median House Value$104,500

Ancestry

German41.5%
Irish16.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.3%
English8.6%
Swedish7.5%
Norwegian5.5%
Dutch4.3%
Polish2%
French Except Basque1.5%
Italian1.4%
Swiss1%
Czech0.8%
Welsh0.8%
Danishn0.8%
Canadian0.8%
Scottish0.6%
Luxemburger0.5%
Russian0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Ukrainian0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Akron Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyPlymouth County
Standard Zip Codes51001
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude42.82
Approximate Longitude-96.55

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)

StationHAWARDEN
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp34 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip26.7 inches
StationVERMILLION 2 SE
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 64 F
Jul Temp63 to 89 F
Oct Temp39 to 67 F
Annual Precip25.3 inches
StationSIOUX CITY AP
Distance32.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brunsville134$79,286
Hawarden2,706$61,211
Ireton939$69,375
Le Mars9,894$77,729
Merrill871$64,875
Westfield142$37,250

Akron Public Libraries

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

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Akron Public Schools

Akron Westfield Elementary School
850 Kerr Dr
ZIP: 51001
(712) 568-3322
Primary
Total Enrollment 283
Akron Westfield Middle School
850 Kerr Dr
ZIP: 51001
(712) 568-2020
Middle
Total Enrollment 111
Akron Westfield Senior High School
850 Kerr Drive
ZIP: 51001
(712) 568-2020
High
Total Enrollment 159
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