Akron, New York Population 2024

2,879

Akron is a city located in Erie County, Genesee County, and Niagara County New York. Akron has a 2024 population of 2,879. Akron is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,909 in 2020.

The average household income in Akron is $84,782 with a poverty rate of 6.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Akron is 45.2 years, 44.6 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Akron Demographics

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

  • White: 95.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.51%
  • Native American: 1.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Other race: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,431.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.03% (-30)
The current population of Akron, New York is 2,879 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,909.

Akron, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,76895.09%
Two or more races441.51%
Native American381.31%
Black or African American301.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander190.65%
Asian100.34%
Other race20.07%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Akron Population by Race

Akron Population Pyramid 2024

Akron Median Age

45.2

Total

44.6

Male

45.8

Female

Akron Adults

There are 2,271 adults, (683 of whom are seniors) in Akron.

Akron Age Dependency

83.3

Age Dependency Ratio

43

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Akron Sex Ratio

Female1,69658.26%
Male1,21541.74%

Akron Population by Age

Akron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3922.0854.745.3
Non Family6741.136.463.6
Married4442.8688.311.7
Female1843.2253.346.7
Male903.2928.971.1

2.84

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Akron Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.98%
9th to 12th Grade1667.78%
High School Graduate64430.16%
Some College49022.95%
Associates Degree21810.21%
Bachelors Degree37017.33%
Graduate Degree22610.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Akron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0361,852566
2+ Races343415
Native American25256
Islander19190
Black1299
Hispanic990
Other Race220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 75%.

Akron Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,909$39,519$34,536
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$29,398$31,250$29,137
Some College$28,008$27,734$30,972
Bachelors Degree$56,591$0$52,143
Graduate Degree$78,611$110,349$55,938

$35,909

Average Earnings

$39,519

Average Male

$34,536

Average Female

Akron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Akron Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Akron Language

97.64% of Akron residents speak only English, while 2.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Akron Language

Akron Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,7321465.34%
Islander1919100%
Hispanic381539.47%
Native381334.21%

6.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.16%

Male Poverty Rate

6.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Akron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Akron is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Akron is White, with 5.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.2%.

Akron Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.58%
Some College6.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.04%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Akron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed18.57%
Female Employed4.19%
Male Employed4.01%
Female Unemployed0%

Akron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Akron Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,289$84,782
Families$65,962$86,525
Married Families$85,938$-999,999,999
Non Families$33,294$78,101

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Akron Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Akron Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Akron Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Akron Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Akron Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

201

Number of Veterans

194

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War87
Vietnam67
First Gulf War66
World War II8
Korea0

Akron Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5462
65 to 7458
75+34
18 to 3425
55 to 6422

Akron Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1948.99%
Islander736.84%

Akron Veterans by Race

Akron Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Akron Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Akron Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Akron Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Akron Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.64%

Born in Akron

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Akron residents were born in the United States, with 77.64% having been born in New York. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Akron Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,841-8-0.28%
20282,849-7-0.25%
20272,856-8-0.28%
20262,864-7-0.24%
20252,871-8-0.28%
20242,879-7-0.24%
20232,886-8-0.28%
20222,894-10-0.34%
20212,904-5-0.17%
20202,909592.07%
20192,850-7-0.25%
20182,85730.11%
20172,854-8-0.28%
20162,862-4-0.14%
20152,866-12-0.42%
20142,878-2-0.07%
20132,88020.07%
20122,878-2-0.07%
20112,880-8-0.28%
20102,888-197-6.39%
20003,0851796.16%
19902,906-65-2.19%
19802,9711083.77%
19702,863220.77%
19602,84100%
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Akron Population by Year