Akron, Colorado Population 2022

1,738
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Akron is a city located in Washington County Colorado. Akron has a 2020 population of 1,738. It is also the county seat of Washington County. Akron is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 1.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,705 in 2010.

The average household income in Akron is $56,617 with a poverty rate of 15.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $139,700. The median age in Akron is 35.6 years, 33.9 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Akron Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Akronwas:

  • White: 91.46%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Black or African American: 2.56%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Akron, Colorado is 1,738 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,738.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,705.

Akron, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,89691.46%
Black or African American532.56%
Asian20.10%
Some Other Race180.87%
Two or More Races1045.02%
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Akron Population by Race

Akron Population Pyramid 2022

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Akron Median Age

35.7


Total

34.5


Male

38.7


Female

Akron Adults

There are 1,653 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in Akron.

Akron Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Akron Sex Ratio

Female

997

48.09%

Male

1,076

51.91%

Akron Population by Age

Akron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Akron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All68.8%31.3%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male37.3%62.7%
Female27.3%72.7%

68.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Akron Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8482.0968.8
Married4322.4783.6
Male512.2437.3
Female993.0627.3
Non Family2661.0866.2

2.45

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Akron Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.03%
9th to 12th Grade815.87%
High School Graduate50436.52%
Some College39028.26%
Associates Degree997.17%
Bachelors Degree19914.42%
Graduate Degree795.72%
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Akron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race884
2+ Races545414
White1,1581,109253
Hispanic18513424
Black3922

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.00%.

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,491$35,172$26,361
Less Than 9th Grade$28,611$40,417$
High School Graduate$25,679$27,130$14,076
Some College$27,292$32,411$25,125
Bachelors Degree$63,750$117,903$62,844
Graduate Degree$44,583$$44,028

$30,491

Average Earnings

$35,172

Average Male

$26,361

Average Female

Akron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Akron Language by Age

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Akron Language

96.39% of Akron residents speak only English, while 3.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.24% of the population.

Akron Language

Akron Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,48816811.29%
Other2NaN%
Multiple823745.12%
Hispanic2207534.09%

15.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Akron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Akron is White, with 11.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Akron is Hispanic, with 34.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.92%.

Akron Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.08%
High School14.46%
Some College11.03%
Bachelors or Greater4.04%

Akron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed10.63%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.66%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Akron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Akron Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,500$58,029
Families$52,262$67,834
Married Families$55,750-
Non Families$25,313$33,132
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Income by Household Type

Akron Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

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

Akron Marital Status by Race

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Akron Marital Status

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157

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War40
Vietnam48
Korea5
World War II

Akron Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 5457
55 to 6418
65 to 7446
75+15

Akron Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White15610.46%
2+ Races11.10%
Hispanic83.65%

Akron Veterans by Race

Akron Veterans by Education

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18.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Akron Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

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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67.25%

Born in Akron

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.50% of Akron residents were born in the United States, with 67.25% having been born in Colorado. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Akron Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,7050.00%
20111,684-21-1.23%
20121,665-19-1.13%
20131,677120.72%
20141,672-5-0.30%
20151,690181.08%
20161,705150.89%
20171,730251.47%
20181,718-12-0.69%
20191,72350.29%
20201,72850.29%
20211,73350.29%
20221,73850.29%

Akron Population by Year