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People

Total Population 2,860
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,422
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 46.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,229
% Above Poverty Level 95.1%
% Below Poverty Level 4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.1%
Median Gross Rent $654
Median House Value $119,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6%
US/American 0%
English 13.3%
Irish 17.3%

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

Akron Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Amherst, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 21 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Erie
Metro Area Buffalo - Niagara Falls
Standard Zip Codes 14001
Phone Area Codes 716
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.02
Longitude -78.495

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 LOCKPORT 3 S
Distance 12.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station LOCKPORT 4 NE
Distance 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station COLDEN 1 N
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 59 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Newstead (14001)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clarence Center 2,151 $127,941
Corfu 807 $64,750

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

Akron Public Libraries

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Newstead Public Library
33 MAIN STREET
Akron, New York
(716) 542-2327

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AKRON HS
47 BLOOMINGDALE AVE
716-542-5030
Serves 497 students.

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