Akron, AL Population

By | May 2, 2019

Population: 521. Estimated population in July 2020: 514 (-1.3% change)
Males: 234 (44.9%), Females: 287 (55.1%)

Hale County

Zip code: 35441

Median resident age: 32.5 years
Median household income: $19,875
Median house value: $38,300

Races in Akron:

  • Black (81.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)

Ancestries: United States (1.2%).

Elevation: 131 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Akron

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 38.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Akron town

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+11.1%).

Map of Akron, AL

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Akron:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Akron:

  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 26 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 71 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; Abbreviation: GTR)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 71 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Abbreviation: CBM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Akron:

  • EUTAW MUNI (about 9 miles; EUTAW, AL; Abbreviation: 3A7)
  • MOUNDVILLE (about 10 miles; MOUNDVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: L44)
  • GREENSBORO MUNI (about 16 miles; GREENSBORO, AL; Abbreviation: 7A0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Akron:

  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 32 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 63 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 65 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,115)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 73 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 78 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)

Schools

Public high school in Akron:

  • AKRON COMMUNITY SCHOOL EAST (Students: 182; Location: 141 COLLEGE S; Grades: 07 – 12)

Public primary/middle school in Akron:

  • AKRON COMMUNITY SCHOOL WEST (Students: 242; Location: 131 5TH AVE S; Grades: KG – 06)