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Demographics

People

Total Population1,485
Male Share of the Population46.3%
Female Share of the Population53.7%
Senior Citizens22.6%
Employed Population 16+679
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married52.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,731
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,563

Wealth

Median Family Income$52,981
% Above Poverty Level90.3%
% Below Poverty Level9.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$577
Median House Value$95,200

Ancestry

Irish18.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.9%
English9.8%
Norwegian7.1%
Dutch4.9%
Swedish4.3%
Polish1.8%
French Except Basque1.8%
Italian1.4%
Danishn0.8%
Czech0.7%
Scottish0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Russian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Luxemburger0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Swiss0.1%
German0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Akron Almanac

CategoryValue
County Plymouth 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
Brunsville105$83,750
Hawarden2,538$53,417
Ireton665$66,042
Le Mars9,826$72,030
Merrill829$58,125
Westfield159$45,750

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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