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Akron is a town in Washington County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Akron, OH

The latitude of Akron is 40.160N. The longitude is -103.213W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,659 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,649.


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Median household income
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$29,420
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Akron demographic reports
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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29% of Akron residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $15,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Akron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Akron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $267.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.


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Libraries in Akron include Akron Public Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Akron political report.

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The average commute time for Akron workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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