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Income/capita 27%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 46%
IndexAkronColoradoNational
Income per capita$21,849$33,230$29,829
Median household income$41,304$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$47,679$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$29,850$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$26,012$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$20,167$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level14.5%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Akron is 27% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Akron is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Akron is 46% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Akron is 4% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $27,533$41,304$82,608
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Akron median earnings by income bracket

      Akron employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.6%0.6%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%5.8%
      Financial & insurance services3.9%8.3%
      Wholesale & retail services11.1%13.2%
      Public administration9.8%6.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.8%4.5%
      Education, health & social services6.9%39.5%
      Other26.0%18.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Otis, CO433$33,75039%
      Akron, CO2,003$41,30425%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Phelps, NY2,003$54,0912%
      St. Croix Falls, WI2,004$42,32124%
      Homosassa, FL2,002$46,71416%
      North Puyallup, WA2,002$51,8316%
      Midway, GA2,002$54,3442%
      Akron, CO2,003$41,30425%
      Source: The Akron, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).