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Akron, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Akron had a population of 346 as of July 1, 2016. Akron ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Akron is located at latitude 43.5667 and longitude -83.5143 in Tuscola County. 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. Tuscola County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Village of Akron (GNIS ID: 2397920) 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 Township of Akron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tuscola 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, 2016.

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Akron, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 346
Population in Households 343
Population in Familes 285
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 367
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 139
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 97
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (61.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (23.6%)
Median Home Value $75,820
Average Home Value $81,858


Median Household Income $28,935
Average Household Income $37,513
Per Capita Income $14,758
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.37% -1.24%
Households -2.23% -1.33%
Families -1.26% -1.27%
Median Household Income   0.7%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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, 2016 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 # 589 15th
Population Density1 # 568 18th
Diversity Index2 # 235 66th
Median Household Income # 659 5th
Per Capita Income # 677 2nd

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