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Akron is a borough in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area.
The latitude of Akron is 40.156N. The longitude is -76.202W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,037.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Akron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lancaster County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lancaster area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17501 ZIP code.
43% of Akron residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Akron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Akron was $19,983, compared with $21,587 nationally.
22% of Akron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Akron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $494. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,015.
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Akron political report.
The average commute time for Akron workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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