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Akron, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Akron is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tuscola County at latitude 43.5667 and longitude -83.5143. Tuscola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Akron, but most people and references simply refer to it as Akron, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for Akron indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Akron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Akron, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 357
Population in Households 354
Population in Familes 294
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 379
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 100
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 115 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $71,726
Average Home Value $73,261


Median Household Income $35,516
Average Household Income $42,389
Per Capita Income $16,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -2.75% -2.1%
Households -2.45% -2.02%
Families -1.14% -2.09%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Akron, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Akron to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 588 15th
Population Density1 # 564 19th
Diversity Index2 # 237 66th
Median Household Income # 568 18th
Per Capita Income # 634 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.