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Population in 2012: 2,851 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 

Males: 1,482  (52.0%)
Females: 1,369  (48.0%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14001.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,572 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Akron:

$40,572
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,563

Akron village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,881 (it was $88,900 in 2000)
Akron:

$119,881
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $124,783; Detached houses: $132,394; In 2-unit structures: $113,032; Mobile homes: $57,539

Median gross rent in 2012: $711.

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  • White alone - 2,735 (95.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 40 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 37 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Akron: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (29.3%), Irish (15.4%), English (14.5%), Polish (8.6%), Italian (7.7%), Scottish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1849

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,452 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Akron:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akron village:

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

43 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.5%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Akron, New York as of July 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Akron to the number of sex offenders is 713 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,219 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,671 (2.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (13.8 miles , pop. 116,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (19.6 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (271.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Newstead, NY (1.1 miles ), Pembroke, NY (2.4 miles ), Corfu, NY (2.5 miles ), Alabama, NY (2.6 miles ), Clarence Center, NY (2.7 miles ), Clarence, NY (2.8 miles ), Alden, NY (2.9 miles ), Rapids, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $83,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 41 buildings, average cost: $161,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $123,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $246,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 78.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +686 (+23.9%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 329 (25.6%)

Area codes: 716, 585

Akron household income distribution Akron home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Akron by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100010000000
per 100,000 32.40.00.00.032.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 011100000011
per 100,000 0.032.132.532.70.00.00.00.00.00.034.734.7
Assaults 1488863234222
per 100,000 452.9256.8259.9262.0193.597.666.3100.9135.468.469.469.4
Burglaries 8510145344744
per 100,000 258.8160.5324.932.7129.0162.699.5134.5135.4239.5138.8138.9
Thefts 16921271521264437301920
per 100,000 517.6288.9682.3884.1483.9682.9862.41480.01252.11026.3659.5694.4
Auto thefts 342104000001
per 100,000 97.1128.465.032.70.0130.10.00.00.00.00.034.7
Arson 0N/AN/AN/AN/A0100000
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.033.20.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 147.685.2105.992.884.162.149.680.478.464.754.758.5

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Akron, New York accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+2.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Akron-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 67% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Akron village center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/23/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Akron-area historical earthquake activity is above New York state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Akron center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 17.1 miles away from Akron center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 5, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Alex Webster - Americna musician, Bill Paxon - Politician, Clark L. Hull - Psychologist, Dennis E. Nolan - Army general, Marlow Cook - Politician, Darrin Pfeiffer - Drummer.


Hospitals/medical centers near Akron:

  • BROTHERS OF MERCY NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLARENCE, NY)
  • ERIE CO HOME INFIRMARY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALDEN, NY)
  • ERIE COUNTY HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALDEN, NY)

Political contributions by individuals in Akron, NY

Airports located in Akron:

  • Akron Airport (Runways: 2, Air Taxi Ops: 900, Itinerant Ops: 10,000, Local Ops: 40,000)

Amtrak station near Akron:

  • 15 miles: BUFFALO-DEPEW (DEPEW, 55 DICK RD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: WWW.ERIE.GOV/AKRON

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akron:

  • Daemen College (about 16 miles; Amherst, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,015)
  • Genesee Community College (about 17 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 3,452)
  • University at Buffalo (about 18 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 24,102)
  • Canisius College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 3,849)
  • Medaille College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • SUNY College at Buffalo (about 21 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 9,410)
  • Niagara County Community College (about 22 miles; Sanborn, NY; FT enrollment: 4,647)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Akron:

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Library in Akron:

  • NEWSTEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $185,494; Location: 33 MAIN STREET; 23,992 books; 1,797 audio materials; 1,928 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 116 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Akron: Akron Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Akron Fire Department (B), Akron Village Offices (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Akron include: Akron Free Methodist Church (A), Saint John's Evangelical Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Maple Lawn Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sleepy Hollow Lake (Recreation Areas; 13800 Siehl Road).

 
Erie County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.1. This is worse than average.
City:

39.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.272. This is better than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.272
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.93. This is better than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.93
U.S.:

2.43
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.8. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

27.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 20.4. This is about average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.4
U.S.:

22.9

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

AKRON VILLAGE (Address: 43 East Avenue , Population served: 2971, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JUN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
SLEEPY HOLLOW LAKE (Address: 13081 SIEHL RD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
DANDE FARMS GOLF COURSE (Address: 12378 Carney Road , Population served: 77, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
READ EBERSTEIN (Address: 5131 S. NEWSTEAD RD , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2000 and JUN-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (SEP-08-2000)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-1997 and DEC-1997, Contaminant: Nitrate

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.2 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Akron, NY

10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Akron compared to New York state average:

Akron, New York environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with branches in Akron (2011 data):

  • Bank of Akron: Akron Branch at 77 Buell Street, branch established on 1996/11/12; Bank Of Akron at 46 Main Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.4 mil, Deposits: $188.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Akron travel time to work - commute


Akron mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Akron village (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 74.38%
Here74.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan Church
Adherents77.0%2.8%2.7%2.6%2.0%
Congregations26.1%2.8%6.7%8.6%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.6%1.4%6.4%
Congregations6.8%6.8%5.6%4.2%30.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 236
Erie County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 125
Erie County:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 228
Erie County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 740
Here:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

26.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,998$41,9940$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,392
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$1,511
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,980$47,88012$5,560
Police - Other 0$0 3$1,100
Streets and Highways 5$21,847$52,4330$0
Sewerage 1$3,814$45,7680$0
Water Supply 5$13,999$33,5980$0
Electric Power 4$15,510$46,5300$0
Totals for Government 21$77,148$44,08524$10,563

Akron government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $319,000 ($111.89)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($68.05)
    General: $78,000 ($27.36)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,602,000 ($561.91)
    Water Utilities: $415,000 ($145.56)
    Sewerage: $246,000 ($86.29)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($82.78)
    Fire Protection: $220,000 ($77.17)
    Police Protection: $155,000 ($54.37)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($51.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $133,000 ($46.65)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($22.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,000 ($15.08)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($9.47)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($3.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($1.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($7.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $41,000 ($14.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($3.16)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($0.70)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $734,000 ($257.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($38.58)

Akron government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $316,000 ($110.84)
    All Other: $81,000 ($28.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $233,000 ($81.73)
    General Support: $219,000 ($76.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($21.75)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($12.63)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,753,000 ($614.87)
    Water Utilities: $567,000 ($198.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $197,000 ($69.10)
    Highways: $24,000 ($8.42)
    General Support: $20,000 ($7.02)
  • Tax - Property: $507,000 ($177.83)
    Public Utilities: $33,000 ($11.57)
    NEC: $19,000 ($6.66)

Akron government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,834,000 ($643.28)
    Electric Utilities: $375,000 ($131.53)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $35,000 ($12.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,757,000 ($616.27)
    Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $300,000 ($105.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($27.01)
    Electric Utilities: $75,000 ($26.31)
    Other, NEC: $35,000 ($12.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $450,000 ($157.84)
    Beginning: $300,000 ($105.23)

Akron government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $219,000 ($76.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $987,000 ($346.19)

2.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.75%
New York average:

5.41%

0.18% of residents moved from foreign countries ($879 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.18%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Niagara County, NY  0.48% ($37,162 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($35,945)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($27,241)


3.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,044 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
New York average:

6.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($549 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.06%
New York average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Niagara County, NY  0.52% ($38,108 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.14% ($34,817)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.10% ($30,478)

Strongest AM radio stations in Akron:

  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WECK (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHEEKTOWAGA, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLVL (1340 AM; 1 kW; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: CULVER COMMUNICATIONS CORP., INC.)
  • WUFO (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; AMHERST, NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Akron:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDCX (99.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJCA (102.1 FM; ALBION, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WFBF (89.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSE (98.5 FM; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W284AP (104.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • DW208AM (89.5 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Akron:

  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Akron, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 23
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 26
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 45
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 78
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 113
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 84
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 193
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

See more detailed statistics of Akron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 14 meters (46ft)
Total costs: $9,988,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,597
Total average daily truck traffic: 940
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 15,402

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Akron)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Southside Rt 5 1/2 Mi W Of Rt 93 (Lat: 42.997278 Lon: -78.506417), Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPBU667, Licensee ID: L00022522
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/11/1998, Expiration Date: 03/11/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001
    Registrant: Pagemart Ii Inc, 3333 Lee Pky 12th Flr, Dallas, TX 75219, Phone: (214) 765-4000
  • Southside Rt 5 1/2 Mi W Of Rt 93 (Lat: 42.997278 Lon: -78.506417), Structure height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPBU608, Licensee ID: L00022522
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.712 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/1998, Expiration Date: 03/02/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2001
    Registrant: Pagemart Ii Inc, 3333 Lee Pky 12th Flr, Dallas, TX 75219, Phone: (214) 765-4000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 6337 Wolcottsville Rd (Lat: 43.117833 Lon: -78.516972), Type: Building, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: KNNJ580
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2011, Expiration Date: 02/16/2021, Certifier: Warren Rathke
    Registrant: Fire Coordinator/Niagara County, 5526 Niagara Street Extension, Lockport, NY 14095-0496, Phone: (716) 438-3171, Fax: (716) 438-3173, Email:
  • 43 E Ave (Lat: 43.019500 Lon: -78.483361), Call Sign: KLG630, Licensee ID: L00065280
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.785 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/05/1998, Expiration Date: 08/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2003
    Registrant: Akron, Village Of, 21 Main St, Akron, NY 14001, Phone: (716) 542-2680
  • Lat: 43.016167 Lon: -78.519444, Call Sign: WPVQ899
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.187 MHz, 457.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2002, Expiration Date: 08/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/06/2012, Certifier: Todd Meisner
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • 12012 Rapids Road (Lat: 43.053056 Lon: -78.536944), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQAL218
    Assigned Frequencies: 425.150 MHz, 425.225 MHz, 425.400 MHz, 425.450 MHz, 425.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/24/2004, Expiration Date: 06/24/2014, Certifier: Raymond F Braun
    Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfeild Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • AKRON, 12200 Main St (Lat: 43.000056 Lon: -78.533333), Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: WMQ623
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/21/2007, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 43.016722 Lon: -78.499722), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPJA943
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/2010, Expiration Date: 01/26/2021
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Akron Airport (Lat: 43.021722 Lon: -78.484750), Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KZY3, Licensee ID: L00009471
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/2007, Expiration Date: 10/15/2017
    Registrant: Christian Airmen Incorporated

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Akron)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Akron)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$117,0956$96,84512$100,2124$4,7751$135,1701$63,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$96,9701$60,2401$171,9000$00$01$60,240
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$122,3101$58,7708$106,0581$213,0300$01$38,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$75,6601$109,4604$120,6580$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$79,3400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$124,8831$139,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$174,8300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0148.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 46
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Akron


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Akron, NY

Most common first names in Akron, NY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7175.1 years
William5876.2 years
Robert4871.5 years
George4876.9 years
Mary4779.7 years
Charles4174.5 years
Joseph3875.2 years
Dorothy3678.3 years
Frank3376.8 years
Donald3270.3 years
Most common last names in Akron, NY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cummings3778.4 years
Smith2676.5 years
Schultz1676.5 years
Wilson1680.9 years
Wagner1473.6 years
Cheavacci1379.9 years
Meyer1280.2 years
Clark1180.0 years
Miller1081.2 years
Keller1066.3 years
Businesses in Akron, NY
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1
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