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Akron, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Akron had a population of 1,088 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Akron: Newark.

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Akron, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,088
Population in Households 1,088
Population in Familes 941
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,380
Diversity Index3 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,907
Average Household Income $53,525
Per Capita Income $19,009

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $80,636
Average Home Value $97,163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 383
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.85% -0.82%
Households -0.85% -0.85%
Families -0.59% -0.94%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.53%

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, 2018 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 # 321 53rd
Population Density # 69 90th
Diversity Index # 5 99th
Median Household Income # 553 19th
Per Capita Income # 643 6th

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