Akron, Michigan

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Akron is a village in Tuscola County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 461 at the 2000 census.

The village is located on the boundary between Akron Township on the north and Fairgrove Township on the south, with the village area approximately evenly split between the two. The Akron post office, with ZIP code 48701, also serves the southern and western portions of Akron Township, as well as portions of northern Fairgrove Township, most of eastern Wisner Township, and smaller portions of western Columbia Township and Almer Township.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.5 km²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 461 people, 173 households, and 125 families residing in the village. The population density was 483.5 per square mile (187.4/km²). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 197.2/sq mi (76.4/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.61% White, 0.22% Native American, 0.43% from other races, and 1.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.07% of the population.

There were 173 households out of which 35.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 13.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.64 and the average family size was 3.06.

In the village the population was spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 30.6% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $35,208, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $31,806 versus $23,295 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,570. About 12.2% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


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