Akron, Alabama Population 2021

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Akron is a city located in Hale County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 322, it is the 369th largest city in Alabama and the 15057th largest city in the United States . Akron is currently declining at a rate of -0.92% annually and its population has decreased by -9.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 356 in 2010. Akron reached it's highest population of 355 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Akron has a population density of 470 people per square mile.

The average household income in Akron is $35,528 with a poverty rate of 22.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $34,400. The median age in Akron is 47.3 years, 47.3 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Akron Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Akron was:

  • Black or African American: 74.29%
  • White: 25.71%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Akron, Alabama is 322 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 331.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 356.

Akron, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American23474.29%
White8125.71%
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Akron Population by Race

Akron Population Pyramid $2021

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Akron Median Age

47.3


Total

47.3


Male

45.9


Female

Akron Adults

There are 265 adults, (39 of whom are seniors) in Akron.

Akron Age Dependency

39.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Akron Sex Ratio

Female

175

55.56%

Male

140

44.44%

Akron Population by Age

Akron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Akron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All78.4%21.6%
Female75%25%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
Male0%0%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Akron Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1162.6678.4
Non Family52073.1
Married442.7786.4
Female206.7575
Male00

3.98

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

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Akron Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade83.60%
9th to 12th Grade4821.62%
High School Graduate10045.05%
Some College4520.27%
Associates Degree114.95%
Bachelors Degree94.05%
Graduate Degree10.45%
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Akron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 77.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 5.84%.

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,583$27,679$17,500
Less Than 9th Grade$28,929$28,571$
High School Graduate$28,750$$
Some College$13,977$$13,409
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,583

Average Earnings

$27,679

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Akron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Akron Language by Age

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Akron Language

92.70% of Akron residents speak only English, while 7.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.30% of the population.

Akron Language

Akron Poverty by Race

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22.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.00%

Male Poverty Rate

24.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Akron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Akron is Black, with 27.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Akron is White, with 8.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.41%.

Akron Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater30.00%
High School19.00%
Some College16.07%
Less Than 9th Grade10.71%

Akron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Akron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Akron Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,192$35,528
Families$44,375$51,817
Married Families$46,071-
Non Families$13,438$15,081
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Income by Household Type

Akron Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Akron Married by Age and Sex

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Akron Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Akron Marital Status by Race

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Akron Marital Status

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41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War6
Vietnam5
Korea3
World War II

Akron Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5422
55 to 6412
65 to 744
75+3
18 to 34

Akron Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black2110.66%
White2029.41%

Akron Veterans by Race

Akron Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Akron Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Akron Employment by Age

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Akron Employment by Race

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Akron Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.83%

Born in Akron

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Akron residents were born in the United States, with 76.83% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Akron Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021322-3-0.92%
2020325-3-0.91%
2019328-3-0.91%
2018331-1-0.30%
2017332-1-0.30%
2016333-6-1.77%
201533910.30%
2014338-5-1.46%
2013343-4-1.15%
20123470.00%
2011347-8-2.25%
20103550.00%

Akron Population by Year