Akron, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 1,123 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 481  (42.9%)
Females: 642  (57.1%)
Median resident age:

27.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46910.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,937 (it was $31,406 in 2000)
Akron:

$40,937
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,659 (it was $14,878 in 2000)

Akron town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,948 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Akron:

$104,948
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $667.

March 2019 cost of living index in Akron: 85.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Akron, IN (2010)
    • 80669.1%White alone
    • 35130.1%Hispanic
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone

Races in Akron detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Akron, Indiana as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Akron is 374 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (18.9%), German (11.9%), Irish (2.6%), English (2.2%), Swedish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 859 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 2,469 people per square mile   (low).

Akron, Indiana map

268 residents are foreign born (17.8% Latin America).

This town:

17.8%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $419 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $789 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Elkhart, IN (44.7 miles , pop. 51,874).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (46.9 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (102.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Silver Lake, IN (2.7 miles ),
Macy, IN (2.8 miles ),
Burket, IN (2.9 miles),
Mentone, IN (3.1 miles ),
Rochester, IN (3.1 miles ),
Claypool, IN (3.1 miles ),
Roann, IN (3.2 miles ),
Laketon, IN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.04 N, Longitude: 86.02 W

Area code: 574

Distribution of median household income in Akron, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Akron, IN in 2017
Akron satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $66,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Akron, IN residents
Average permit cost in Akron, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Indiana:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Akron, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Machinery (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Paper (4.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (12.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (9.4%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Paper (6.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Apparel (6.4%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Akron, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (23.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)

Average climate in Akron, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Akron, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.5. This is about average.

City:

62.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 3.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.82
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.373. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.373
U.S.:

1.789
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Akron-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Akron town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the town center killed 31 people and injured 252 people.

Earthquake activity:

Akron-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from Akron center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 225.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from Akron center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fulton County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Akron topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Akron:

  • HICKORY CREEK AT ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • ROCHESTER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • TRINITY HEALTHCARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • HOPE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ROCHESTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • WOODLAWN HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; ROCHESTER, IN)
  • TIMBERCREST CHURCH OF BRETHREN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NORTH MANCHESTER, IN)

Airports located in Akron:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akron:

  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 41 miles; Kokomo, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,500)
  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 41 miles; Marion, IN; FT enrollment: 13,681)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 45 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana University-South Bend (about 45 miles; South Bend, IN; FT enrollment: 5,563)
  • University of Notre Dame (about 48 miles; Notre Dame, IN; FT enrollment: 12,214)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)
  • Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne (about 48 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 10,126)

Public high school in Akron:

Public elementary/middle school in Akron:

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Library in Akron:

  • AKRON CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $145,227; Location: 205 EAST ROCHESTER STREET; 30,228 books; 246 audio materials; 2,422 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 25 other licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Henry Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: North Ave Motel (110 West North Av).

Fulton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Akron and their reported violations in the past:

AKRON WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,167, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In JAN-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-20-2001), St Compliance achieved (MAR-09-2006)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.0%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Akron (2011 data):

  • Lake City Bank: Akron Branch at 102 East Rochester Street, branch established on 1990/10/03. Info updated 2006/05/11: Bank assets: $2,885.4 mil, Deposits: $2,413.2 mil, headquarters in Warsaw, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Lakeland Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Akron Branch at 114 West Rochester Street, branch established on 1866/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Akron:

Marital status in Akron, IN
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Akron:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Akron
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Akron, IN (based on Fulton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,95827
Mainline Protestant2,94218
Catholic1,1282
Other11
None13,807-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Fulton County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Fulton County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

11.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Fulton County:

28.4%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.9%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.3%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.1%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Akron:

28.5
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Akron:

23.0%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Akron:

31.1%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Akron:

52.1%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Akron:

76.5%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Akron, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$10,470$41,8800$0
Streets and Highways 2$3,157$18,9420$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,972$35,6643$1,020
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,210
Sewerage 0$0 1$827
Totals for Government 6$16,599$33,1986$3,057

Akron government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($6.23)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $239,000 ($212.82)
    Water Utilities: $178,000 ($158.50)
    Sewerage: $132,000 ($117.54)
    Police Protection: $57,000 ($50.76)
    Regular Highways: $57,000 ($50.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($8.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.56)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($26.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($8.90)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($8.90)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($6.23)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($5.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $231,000 ($205.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($30.28)

Akron government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $254,000 ($226.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($12.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $69,000 ($61.44)
    Highways: $4,000 ($3.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($11.58)
    Rents: $9,000 ($8.01)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($2.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($1.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $342,000 ($304.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $203,000 ($180.77)
    Highways: $57,000 ($50.76)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($8.01)
  • Tax - Property: $169,000 ($150.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($2.67)

Akron government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,757,000 ($1564.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000 ($1502.23)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($62.33)

Akron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,000 ($48.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $523,000 ($465.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $324,000 ($288.51)

Businesses in Akron, IN

  • Jones New York: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Akron:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDND (1620 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WHLY (1580 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: TIMES COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WSBT (960 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Akron:

  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLZQ (101.1 FM; SOUTH WHITLEY, IN; Owner: LARKO COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WROI (92.1 FM; ROCHESTER, IN; Owner: BAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNSN (101.5 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)
  • WMYK (98.5 FM; PERU, IN; Owner: MIAMI COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBYT (100.7 FM; ELKHART, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNDV-FM (92.9 FM; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: ARTISTIC MEDIA PARTNERS, INC.)
  • WHPZ (96.9 FM; BREMEN, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRX (95.7 FM; NAPPANEE, IN; Owner: TALKING STICK COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WRSW-FM (107.3 FM; WARSAW, IN; Owner: GBC MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WHZR (103.7 FM; ROYAL CENTER, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP OF)
  • WFRI (100.1 FM; WINAMAC, IN; Owner: PROGRESSIVE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Akron:

  • WMWB-LP (Channel 25; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WMWB-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNDU-TV (Channel 16; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA TELECASTING CORP.)
  • WNIT (Channel 34; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: MICHIANA PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJV (Channel 28; ELKHART, IN; Owner: WSJV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHME-TV (Channel 46; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: LESEA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBT-TV (Channel 22; SOUTH BEND, IN; Owner: WSBT, INC.)

Akron fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2012 05:00 PM, Sr-19, Division Rd, Lat: 41.056272, Lon: -86.028094, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 2008 04:12 PM, Sr-19, Division Rd, Lat: 41.056190, Lon: -86.028360, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 10, Fatalities: 1
Nov 12, 2006 06:30 AM, Sr- 14, Divison Rd, Lat: 41.053180, Lon: -86.116310, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.4mTotal length
  • 22,772Total average daily traffic
  • 1,451Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,243Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 518 East Main, Plaza B (110606) (Lat: 41.035278 Lon: -86.024167), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN509
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St. Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • S Virgil Old Water Tank (Lat: 41.035611 Lon: -86.023056), Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPMK784,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.225 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 08/26/2023, Certifier: Martin Gearhart, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • 300 S Front St And Sr 19 (Lat: 41.034222 Lon: -86.025556), Call Sign: WNDQ629,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHz, Grant Date: 09/27/2005, Expiration Date: 10/11/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2015, Registrant: Northern Indiana Public Service Company, 1261 Dakota Street, Gary, IN 46403, Phone: (219) 938-7573, Fax: (219) 938-7576, Email:
  • Lat: 41.043167 Lon: -86.027278, Call Sign: WQYX377,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2017, Expiration Date: 02/21/2027, Certifier: Facility Manager, Registrant: Primex Wireless Inc, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Arkon Tower, Lat: 41.065889 Lon: -86.026917, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQML993,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Roland E Houin Mr., Registrant: Fourway Computer Products, Inc., 51061 S.R. 933 North, South Bend, IN 46637, Phone: (574) 277-7720, Fax: (574) 277-1253, Email:
  • Akron, Lat: 41.041306 Lon: -86.023417, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • Akron, Lat: 41.041306 Lon: -86.023417, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • Akron, Lat: 41.041306 Lon: -86.023417, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • Akron, Lat: 41.041306 Lon: -86.023417, Type: Tank, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQMQ923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/26/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Tami R Paulik Mrs, Registrant: Rtc Communications Corp, 117 W 8th St, Rochester, IN 46975, Phone: (574) 223-2191, Fax: (574) 223-1959, Email:
  • MW13090B, 1802 S Town Lake Rd (Lat: 41.027361 Lon: -86.038250), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQWI466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 08/31/2015, Expiration Date: 08/31/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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Most common first names in Akron, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2282.4 years
George1877.3 years
William1483.5 years
Charles1367.5 years
Ruth1287.0 years
Harold1171.2 years
Robert1175.8 years
Paul1180.8 years
Helen1077.7 years
Margaret1078.7 years
Most common last names in Akron, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2575.3 years
Miller2274.7 years
White978.6 years
Swick987.4 years
Whittenberge878.4 years
Leininger883.9 years
Engle775.4 years
Nicodemus779.2 years
Merley777.9 years
Thompson775.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Akron, IN
  • 76.2%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Akron, IN
  • 61.7%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Akron compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Matthew D. Smith (5)
  • Dustin R. Whitaker (3)
  • Andrew David Heckaman (1)
  • Steve Kitch (1)
  • Michael Canada (1)
  • Steven C. Kitch (1)
  • Trent Bauters (1)

Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2020.