Akron, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Akron, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Akron had a population of 342 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 342
Daytime Population: Workers 87
Daytime Population: Residents 229
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 316
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 339
Population in Familes 281
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 363
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $30,586
Average Household Income $39,543
Per Capita Income $15,505


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $77,083
Average Home Value $84,234


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 96
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 -2.2% -1.38%
Households -2.12% -1.35%
Families -1.23% -1.5%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.54%

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, 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 # 592 15th
Population Density # 569 18th
Diversity Index # 219 69th
Median Household Income # 661 5th
Per Capita Income # 676 2nd

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