Demographics

People

Total Population3,989
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens16.6%
Employed Population 16+2,116
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married57%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.5%
Median Earnings25+$36,771
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,964
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,653

Wealth

Median Family Income$76,000
% Above Poverty Level95.1%
% Below Poverty Level4.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone31%
Median Gross Rent$960
Median House Value$189,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%
Irish8.5%
English7.8%
Swiss5.2%
Polish4.3%
Italian3.4%
Scottish2.1%
French Except Basque1.9%
Welsh1.4%
Greek1.3%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.7%
German0.6%
Slovak0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Portuguese0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Akron Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lancaster County
Standard Zip Codes17501
Phone Area Codes717
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.16
Approximate Longitude-76.2

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)

StationLANCASTER 2 NE FILT PLT
Distance8.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 65 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationLANDISVILLE 2 NW
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 64 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip43.4 inches
StationCOATESVILLE 2 W
Distance21.4 miles
Jan Temp21 to 37 F
Apr Temp39 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp42 to 64 F
Annual Precip49 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adamstown2,228$77,569
Brownstown2,290$103,304
Denver3,870$68,188
Ephrata13,802$58,100
Lititz9,288$72,935
Roseville114$51,563

Akron Public Schools

Akron El Sch
125 S 11th St
ZIP: 17501
(717) 859-0400
Primary
Total Enrollment 346

Akron Private Schools

Diamond Street Early Childhood Center
105 N 11th St
ZIP: 17501
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
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