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Akron is a city in Plymouth County.

The community was named by settlers who hoped the community would grow to the size of Akron, OH

The latitude of Akron is 42.828N. The longitude is -96.559W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,142 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,459.


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Median household income
Local
$29,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Akron demographic reports
Akron is on the Sioux River
Former and merged names include:
· Portlandville
Nearby parks & recreation: Big Sioux River Trail
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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37% of Akron residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $18,631, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Akron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Akron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $628.


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

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The average commute time for Akron workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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