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Population in 2012: 3,909 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 1,841  (47.1%)
Females: 2,068  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  42.4 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17501.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,198 (it was $45,407 in 2000)
Akron:

$47,198
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,322

Akron borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,391 (it was $112,200 in 2000)
Akron:

$167,391
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $177,230; Detached houses: $186,225; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,357; In 2-unit structures: $557,791; Mobile homes: $31,958

Median gross rent in 2012: $735.

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  • White alone - 3,575 (92.2%)
  • Hispanic - 153 (3.9%)
  • Asian alone - 59 (1.5%)
  • Black alone - 46 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Akron: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.2%), Irish (8.0%), English (6.6%), United States (6.3%), Swiss (6.2%), Italian (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 3,091 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Akron:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akron borough:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

214 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This borough:  5.5%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Akron, Pennsylvania as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Akron to the number of sex offenders is 782 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,727 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,823 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (9.7 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (57.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Rothsville, PA (1.4 miles ), Ephrata borough, PA (1.4 miles ), Farmersville, PA (1.7 miles ), Leacock-Leola-Bareville, PA (2.2 miles ), Stevens, PA (2.2 miles ), Clay, PA (2.3 miles ), Lititz borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Reamstown, PA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.16 N, Longitude: 76.20 W

Area code: 717

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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 000100020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.024.70.00.00.049.80.00.00.00.0
Robberies 010000100002
per 100,000 0.024.60.00.00.00.024.90.00.00.00.051.1
Assaults 202001100426
per 100,000 49.40.049.30.00.024.924.90.00.098.751.4153.3
Burglaries 281013584410653
per 100,000 49.4196.9246.5321.0123.9199.499.799.5249.1148.0128.676.6
Thefts 282028272231313535222331
per 100,000 691.7492.1690.2666.7545.4772.5772.5870.6871.9542.8591.6792.0
Auto thefts 101455001222
per 100,000 24.70.024.698.8123.9124.60.00.024.949.351.451.1
Arson 000002020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.049.80.049.80.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 44.542.258.679.441.861.852.184.456.257.748.790.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

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Akron, Pennsylvania accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Pennsylvania:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +240 (+6.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Akron-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the Akron borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 tornado 16.9 miles away from the borough center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Akron-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.7 miles away from Akron center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 65.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 2.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/1990 at 01:34:48, a magnitude 3.2 (2.9 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.0 miles away from Akron center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lancaster County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospital/medical center in Akron:

  • MAPLE FARM (Nursing Home, 604 OAK STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Akron:

  • EPHRATA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; EPHRATA, PA)
  • EPHRATA NSG HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; EPHRATA, PA)
  • EPHRATA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; EPHRATA, PA)

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Amtrak stations near Akron:

  • 9 miles: LANCASTER (53 MCGOVERN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akron:

  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 9 miles; Lancaster, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,127)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 14 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 6,966)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 19 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,361)
  • Albright College (about 21 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,253)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Pennsylvania Inc (about 29 miles; Exton, PA; FT enrollment: 2,400)
  • Lincoln University of Pennsylvania (about 29 miles; Lincoln University, PA; FT enrollment: 2,441)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 29 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,416)

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Notable location: Akron Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 - 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mount Zion Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Akron: Lloyd H Roland Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Akron Motel (116 S 7th St).

 
Lancaster 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
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

22.1
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
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.022
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.39

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

AKRON BOROUGH (Population served: 4200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-18-1999)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-02-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Consent Decree/Judgement (MAY-23-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2006)
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-02-1999)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.9%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.4 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  67.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Akron, PA

4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in Akron in 2000:

  • 110 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in homes for the mentally ill

Akron compared to Pennsylvania state average:

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Akron (2011 data):

  • The Ephrata National Bank: Akron Office Branch at 351 South Seventh Street, branch established on 1999/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $764.1 mil, Deposits: $606.5 mil, headquarters in Ephrata, PA, positive income, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hibshman Trust For Ephrata National Bank Stock, The

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:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Akron borough (based on Lancaster County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.40%
Here48.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaMennonite Church USAUnited Church of Christ
Adherents20.7%13.8%11.6%8.7%6.2%
Congregations2.7%11.3%6.8%15.9%4.8%
NameOld Order AmishChurch of the BrethrenPresbyterian Church (USA)Old Order MennoniteOther
Adherents5.1%4.5%3.5%3.4%22.6%
Congregations18.4%3.5%2.6%5.0%29.0%
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: 106
Lancaster County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Lancaster County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 131
Lancaster County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 296
Here:

5.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lancaster County:

27.4%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

11.5%

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 5$15,270$36,6480$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,485$34,76410$12,334
Streets and Highways 2$4,507$27,0420$0
Sewerage 1$3,559$42,7080$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,962
Water Supply 1$2,567$30,8040$0
Totals for Government 14$40,388$34,61811$14,296

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $179,000 ($45.79)
    Regular Highways: $67,000 ($17.14)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $470,000 ($120.24)
    General - Other: $426,000 ($108.98)
    Police Protection: $367,000 ($93.89)
    Central Staff Services: $362,000 ($92.61)
    Water Utilities: $234,000 ($59.86)
    Regular Highways: $161,000 ($41.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($14.07)
    Fire Protection: $38,000 ($9.72)
    General Public Buildings: $16,000 ($4.09)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($3.84)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,000 ($3.07)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($1.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.51)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash & Deposits: $36,000 ($9.21)
    Benefit Payments: $11,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($5.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($14.84)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($13.81)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($3.33)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $502,000 ($128.42)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $587,000 ($150.17)
    All Other: $3,000 ($0.77)
  • Employee Retirement - Interest Revenue: $7,000 ($1.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($3.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $57,000 ($14.58)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($8.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $316,000 ($80.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $62,000 ($15.86)
    All Other: $51,000 ($13.05)
    General Support: $32,000 ($8.19)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $332,000 ($84.93)
    Property: $259,000 ($66.26)
    NEC: $36,000 ($9.21)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $390,000 ($99.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $270,000 ($69.07)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $47,000 ($12.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $73,000 ($18.67)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $691,000 ($176.77)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $517,000 ($132.26)

3.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,376 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Pennsylvania average:

4.99%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($340 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.08%
Pennsylvania average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Chester County, PA  0.40% ($45,518 average AGI)
from York County, PA  0.28% ($40,261)
from Berks County, PA  0.23% ($43,649)


3.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.61%
Pennsylvania average:

5.08%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($413 average AGI)
Lancaster County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.05%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to York County, PA  0.28% ($39,474 average AGI)
to Dauphin County, PA  0.24% ($36,810)
to Chester County, PA  0.23% ($44,340)

Strongest AM radio stations in Akron:

  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Akron:

  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBMP (88.1 FM; WARWICK, PA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLCH (91.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: SPANISH AMERICAN CIVIC ASSC FOR EQUL)
  • W259AA (99.7 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFNM (89.1 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: FRANKLIN AND MARSHALL COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Akron:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)

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

Akron, Pennsylvania:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Pennsylvania average:
  • Fatal accident count: 92
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 133
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 99
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Akron fatal accident list:

Sep 26, 2004 07:35 PM, Sr-1018, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 12, 1995 03:00 PM, S. 9th St, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 1995 02:05 PM, Colonial, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Akron)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 309 Colonial Dr (Lat: 40.160083 Lon: -76.204111), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNVS987
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/1996, Expiration Date: 03/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001
    Registrant: Tapsco Inc, 309 Colonial Dr, Akron, PA 17501, Phone: (717) 859-2006

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-N (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 152SD , Serial Number: 3304, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Veritas Air LLC, 100 S 7th St, Akron, PA 17501
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2217J , Serial Number: 15065417, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Travis L Detweiler, 333 S 9th St, Akron, PA 17501
  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS US N-105 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2955X , Serial Number: 5142, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1985
    Registrant (Corporation): Adventures Aloft, 315 S 7th St, Akron, PA 17501
  • Aircraft: ADAMS BALLOON A55 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 9073A , Serial Number: 060, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1979
    Registrant (Corporation): Adventures Aloft, 315 S 7th St Rt 272, Akron, PA 17501



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full 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 ORIGINATED21$153,66718$111,61173$132,26016$64,8754$61,7501$36,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$206,0003$102,0006$165,1673$47,3332$95,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$75,00024$125,6256$31,1673$123,3330$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$012$164,1673$92,6671$155,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$102,0000$02$118,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0124.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$172,0005$159,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$94,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0124.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Akron


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

Most common first names in Akron, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3374.9 years
Mary2778.8 years
Robert2771.2 years
Anna2681.3 years
Paul2375.5 years
Charles2179.6 years
Margaret1979.8 years
William1877.0 years
Helen1881.8 years
Harry1577.6 years
Most common last names in Akron, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2278.4 years
Sweigart1875.6 years
Miller1578.2 years
Martin1474.8 years
Wolf1474.4 years
Adams979.6 years
Weaver971.7 years
Burkholder982.3 years
Wenger981.2 years
Hess872.6 years
Businesses in Akron, PA
NameCountNameCount
Ethan Allen1Penske1
Kroger1Rodeway Inn1
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