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Akron is a township in Tuscola County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Akron. For links to other places called Akron, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Akron is 43.642N. The longitude is -83.525W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 594 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,589.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Akron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tuscola 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 48767 ZIP code.
39% of Akron residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Akron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Akron was $16,487, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Akron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Akron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $406. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $667.
Tuscola County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Akron political report.
The average commute time for Akron workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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