Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexAkronNew YorkNational
Income per capita$28,741$34,212$29,829
Median household income$52,788$60,741$55,322
Median income owner occupied$57,169$83,277$70,586
Median income renter occupied$46,250$38,983$35,192
Median earnings male$37,861$40,464$36,919
Median earnings female$30,506$30,906$26,250
Unemployment rate1.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.4%15.5%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Akron is 4% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Akron is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Akron is 63% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Akron is 77% lower than the national average

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      $35,188 $52,788 $105,576
      $40,489 $60,741 $121,482
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Akron employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry17.0%3.4%
      Manufacturing sector30.6%1.5%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%5.0%
      Wholesale & retail services8.8%25.7%
      Public administration3.2%1.6%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%3.8%
      Education, health & social services11.4%29.1%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Clarence Center, NY2,341$102,03184.4%
      Rapids, NY1,590$95,95673.4%
      Harris Hill, NY5,761$87,14357.5%
      Clarence, NY2,927$85,07853.8%
      Elma Center, NY2,701$84,51952.8%
      Akron, NY2,872$52,7884.6%

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      West Sand Lake, NY2,872$86,17455.8%
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      Akron, NY2,872$52,7884.6%
      Source: The Akron, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).