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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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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.
13% 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 $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $628.
Libraries in Akron include Akron Public Library ... View libraries
Plymouth 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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