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The Town of Akron had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2017. Akron ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Akron is located at latitude 41.0388 and longitude -86.0249 in Fulton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Akron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fulton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

The Town of Akron (GNIS ID: 2397420) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Akron is located within Township of Henry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fulton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Akron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Akron: Newark.

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Akron, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,060
Daytime Population: Workers 451
Daytime Population: Residents 616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,067
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 1,060
Population in Familes 920
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,319
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $40,309
Average Household Income $51,237
Per Capita Income $18,095


Total Housing Units 433 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 253 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 118 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $80,732
Average Home Value $93,083


Total Households 372
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.32% -1.02%
Households -1.37% -1.1%
Families -1.06% -1.12%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Akron, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Akron to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 325 52nd
Population Density # 75 89th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 548 20th
Per Capita Income # 644 5th

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