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Akan is a town in Richland County.
The community was named after Robert Akan, who helped build an early road
The latitude of Akan is 43.331N. The longitude is -90.605W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,007 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 444.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Akan demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Richland County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53518 ZIP code.
36% of Akan residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Akan ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Akan was $15,257, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Akan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Akan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Richland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Akan political report.
The average commute time for Akan workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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