Akron, New York

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Population in 2017: 2,874 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 1,365  (47.5%)
Females: 1,509  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

42.2 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 14001.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,436 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Akron:

$53,436
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,097 (it was $17,712 in 2000)

Akron village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,892 (it was $88,900 in 2000)
Akron:

$126,892
NY:

$314,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $149,823; detached houses: $164,091; in 2-unit structures: $132,243; mobile homes: $32,783

Median gross rent in 2017: $641.

March 2019 cost of living index in Akron: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
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  • Races in Akron, NY (2010)
    • 2,73595.4%White alone
    • 401.4%American Indian alone
    • 371.3%Hispanic
    • 351.2%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Black alone
    • 80.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Akron, New York as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Akron is 410 to 1.


Crime rates in Akron by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(32.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(193.5)
3
(97.6)
2
(66.3)
3
(100.9)
4
(135.4)
2
(68.4)
2
(69.4)
2
(69.4)
3
(105.4)
1
(35.2)
1
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
4
(140.4)
1
(34.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(129.0)
5
(162.6)
3
(99.5)
4
(134.5)
4
(135.4)
7
(239.5)
4
(138.8)
4
(138.9)
1
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
5
(174.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(483.9)
21
(682.9)
26
(862.4)
44
(1,480)
37
(1,252)
30
(1,026)
19
(659.5)
20
(694.4)
15
(527.1)
17
(598.2)
12
(420.9)
6
(211.3)
6
(210.7)
5
(174.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(130.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.1)
1
(35.2)
1
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(33.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)92.968.654.788.886.671.560.464.644.631.026.713.739.326.1

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City-data.com crime index in Akron, NY

Crime rate in Akron detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.35
New York average:

2.90
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), Polish (11.3%), English (8.5%), Irish (8.2%), American (8.0%), Jordanian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1849

Elevation: 735 feet

Land area: 1.96 square miles.

Population density: 1,464 people per square mile   (low).

Akron, New York map

168 residents are foreign born

This village:

5.8%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,934 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,697 (2.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.02 N, Longitude: 78.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +338 (+11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this village: 338 (22.9%)

Area codes: 716, 585

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

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
  • 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
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $164,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $270,000
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $303,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Akron, NY residents
Average permit cost in Akron, NY
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
New York:

4.1%
Historical population in Akron, NY
Historical housing units in Akron, NY

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in Akron, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Food (6.1%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Food (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Akron, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in Akron, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Akron, New York environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.4. This is about average.

City:

62.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.255. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.255
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.43
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.408. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.408
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Akron-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 78% 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 near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 143.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 218.1 miles away from Akron center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 167.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from Akron center
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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Erie County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snowstorms: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Akron topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • US RENAL CARE WILLIAMSVILLE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • HARRIS HILL NURSING FACILITY L L C (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • CANTERBURY WOODS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WILLIAMSVILLE, NY)
  • GREENFIELD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LANCASTER, NY)

Airports located in Akron:

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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akron:

  • University at Buffalo (about 15 miles; Buffalo, NY; Full-time enrollment: 25,415)
  • Daemen College (about 16 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • Genesee Community College (about 19 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 4,290)
  • Canisius College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 20 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Buffalo State SUNY (about 21 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 10,439)
  • Bryant & Stratton College-Online (about 21 miles; Orchard Park, NY; FT enrollment: 2,212)

Public high school in Akron:

Public elementary/middle schools in Akron:

See full list of schools located in Akron

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

Birthplace of: Alex Webster - Americna musician, Bill Paxon - Politician, Clark L. Hull - Psychologist, Dennis E. Nolan - Army general, Marlow Cook - Politician, Darrin Pfeiffer - Drummer.

Erie 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 VILLAGE (Address: 22 Main Street , Population served: 3,100, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif requested (OCT-21-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JAN-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-10-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-10-2014), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-10-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One minor monitoring violation
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
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
11 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

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

For population 15 years and over in Akron:

Marital status in Akron, NY
  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Akron:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
New York average:

13.6

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, NY (based on Erie County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic352,894111
Mainline Protestant62,675212
Evangelical Protestant49,435209
Other34,07679
Black Protestant24,19269
Orthodox4,1039
None391,665-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Akron:

22.7%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Akron:

6.1%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Akron:

32.4%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Akron:

76.1%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Akron, NY 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
Financial Administration 5$18,057$43,3370$0
Electric Power 3$12,376$49,5041$204
Streets and Highways 3$12,310$49,2400$0
Water Supply 2$8,369$50,2142$1,125
Sewerage 2$7,946$47,6760$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,424$53,08812$11,021
Other and Unallocable 1$4,528$54,3361$2,591
Police - Other 0$0 6$3,986
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$2,680
Totals for Government 17$68,010$48,00727$21,607

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $622,000 ($216.42)
    Water Utilities: $38,000 ($13.22)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($9.05)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,540,000 ($883.79)
    Sewerage: $417,000 ($145.09)
    Water Utilities: $394,000 ($137.09)
    General - Other: $327,000 ($113.78)
    Regular Highways: $306,000 ($106.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $285,000 ($99.16)
    Police Protection: $236,000 ($82.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($64.37)
    Financial Administration: $111,000 ($38.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($28.53)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $35,000 ($12.18)
    General Public Buildings: $27,000 ($9.39)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($3.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($3.13)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $82,000 ($28.53)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Financial Administration: $118,000 ($41.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $103,000 ($35.84)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($9.39)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($4.52)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($1.74)
    Electric Utilities: $2,000 ($0.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,068,000 ($371.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.35)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $498,000 ($173.28)
    Other: $113,000 ($39.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($3.83)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $287,000 ($99.86)
    General Local Government Support: $274,000 ($95.34)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($3.13)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $116,000 ($40.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $13,000 ($4.52)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($1.74)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $2,629,000 ($914.75)
    Water Utilities: $717,000 ($249.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $25,000 ($8.70)
    Other: $5,000 ($1.74)
  • Tax - Property: $763,000 ($265.48)
    Public Utilities Sales: $43,000 ($14.96)
    Other License: $41,000 ($14.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,375,000 ($478.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,300,000 ($452.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($26.10)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,228,000 ($1123.17)
    Beginning: $2,937,000 ($1021.92)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $184,000 ($64.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $372,000 ($129.44)

2.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

2.63%
New York average:

4.90%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Niagara County, NY  0.49% ($44,193 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($47,461)
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,296)


3.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.21%
New York average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($739 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Niagara County, NY  0.51% ($45,440 average AGI)
to Monroe County, NY  0.13% ($50,925)
to Cattaraugus County, NY  0.09% ($38,526)
Businesses in Akron, NY
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1Rite Aid1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1

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)
Akron fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Akron fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • $14,179,000Total costs
  • 16,875Total average daily traffic
  • 1,000Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,040Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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 Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 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: 04/18/2014, Expiration Date: 06/24/2024, Certifier: Raymond F Braun, Registrant: Saia Communications, 100 Stradtman St, Buffalo, NY 14206-2666, Phone: (716) 892-2900, Fax: (716) 892-2983, Email:
  • 12200 Main Rd (Lat: 43.000028 Lon: -78.530306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQWZ536,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.260 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/2016, Expiration Date: 01/07/2026, Certifier: Michael T Phillips, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc., 100 Stone Church Road, Carlisle, PA 17015, Phone: (717) 218-5003, Fax: (844) 272-2070, 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: 12/08/2017, Expiration Date: 10/15/2027, Registrant: Christian Airmen Incorporated

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • RIZZO JOSEPH A, 5670 Cummings Rd, Akron, NY 14001
    Certificate: D004467 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 09/27/2010, Expiration Date: 09/26/2011

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2373U , Serial Number: 17249973, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 02/03/1993
    Registrant (Partnership): Daniel J Privitera, 6560 Wolcottsville Rd, Akron, NY 14001, Other Owners: Larry Castanza
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5313H , Serial Number: 16-118, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph A Rizzo, 5670 Cummings Rd, Akron, NY 14001, Other Owners: Sarah J Rizzo
  • Aircraft: BEECH E33A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7005N , Serial Number: CE-184, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joseph A Rizzo, 5670 Cummings Rd, Akron, NY 14001, Other Owners: Sarah J Rizzo
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-13 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 74211 , Serial Number: 1324, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/25/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 08/06/2015
    Registrant (Individual): John M Randall, 14 Crittenden Rd, Akron, NY 14001
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/04/2019

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 in Akron, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Akron, NY - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2010. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Akron, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.9%), and Outside Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Akron, NY
    • 26545.9%Structure Fires
    • 17330.0%Outside Fires
    • 7112.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 6811.8%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Akron, NY
  • 73.6%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Akron, NY
  • 55.0%Electricity
  • 42.7%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Akron compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 significantly above state average.
There are 17 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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