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Akron, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Akron had a population of 2,874 as of July 1, 2018. Akron ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Akron is located at latitude 43.018 and longitude -78.4978 in Erie County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Akron (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Erie County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 741 feet.

The Village of Akron (GNIS ID: 2391503) 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 Village of Akron is located within Town of Newstead, a minor civil division (MCD) of Erie 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, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,874
Population in Households 2,865
Population in Familes 2,219
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,429
Diversity Index2 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,827
Average Household Income $65,466
Per Capita Income $29,578

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 851 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 455 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $138,411
Average Home Value $144,029
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,306
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 773
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.03% 0.08%
Households 0.12% 0.11%
Families 0.03% -0.03%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   3.06%

Akron, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Akron to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 497 59th
Population Density # 560 53rd
Diversity Index # 918 24th
Median Household Income # 877 27th
Per Capita Income # 717 40th

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