official_name = Akron, Alabama
mapsize = 250px
map_caption = Location in Hale County and the state of
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Hale
area_total_km2 = 1.4
area_total_sq_mi = 0.6
area_land_km2 = 1.4
area_land_sq_mi = 0.6
area_water_km2 = 0
area_water_sq_mi = 0
elevation_ft = 131
elevation_m = 40
population_footnotes =cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2007-04-01.csv|title=Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama|publisher=
United States Census Bureau|date=2008-07-10|accessdate=2008-07-14] cite web|url=http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2007-04-01.csv|title=Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama|publisher= United States Census Bureau|date=2008-07-10|accessdate=2008-07-14]
population_density_km2 = 372.1
population_density_sq_mi = 868.3
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
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postal_code = 35441
area_code = 205
GNIS_id = 112953
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Akron is a town in Hale County,
Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 521. According to the 2005 U.S. Censusestimates, the city had a population of 514. [http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/files/SUB-EST2005-all.csv] . It is part of the Tuscaloosa, AlabamaMetropolitan Statistical Area.
Akron is located at coor dms|32|52|35|N|87|44|28|W|city (32.876425, -87.740978)GR|1.
According to the
U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.
Nearby cities and communities
Akron lies about halfway between
Moundville, Alabama(≈ 10 miles) and Eutaw, Alabama(≈ 8 miles). Interstate 59/20 provides rapid access to Meridian, Mississippi(≈ 70 miles) and Tuscaloosa (≈ 30 miles). Other nearby communities include: Greensboro, Alabama, Demopolis, Alabamaand Aliceville, Alabama.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 521 people, 207 households, and 142 families residing in the town. The population densitywas 939.2 people per square mile (365.7/km²). There were 239 housing units at an average density of 430.8/sq mi (167.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 17.85% White, 81.00% Black or African American, and 1.15% from two or more races. 1.54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 207 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 34.8% were married couples living together, 30.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the town the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 81.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 68.8 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $19,875, and the median income for a family was $21,250. Males had a median income of $22,396 versus $18,500 for females. The
per capita incomefor the town was $10,929. About 37.1% of families and 40.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 60.2% of those under age 18 and 32.7% of those age 65 or over.
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