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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.


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$39,583
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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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.

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11% of Akan residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Akan, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $331.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.


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Richland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Akan political report.

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The average commute time for Akan workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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