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Population: 2871Total Males: 1493
Total Females: 1378
Median Household Income: $ 40147
Total Households: 1172
Full U.S. census data is available here.
Business Industries in Akron
Below is a list of the types of businesses in the City of Akron for which we have Yellow Pages business listings. If you do not see your industry within the list below, adding your business will automatically create it.
Brief Information About Akron
Akron, New York is a village in Erie County, New York. It is part of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls Metro Area. It is located Town of Newstead. The area originally had Native American settlements, from whom the land was purchased in early nineteenth century. It was incorporated as a village in 1849. It has a total area of 2.0 square miles, all of which is land.
Historically, the area was important as a gypsum and cement production center. Local attractions include the Rich-Twinn Octagon House, the Knight-Sutton Museum and Russell Park. Now, retail trade and manufacturing are the most important commercial activities. Akron Central School is the local public school, and Akron Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is United Memorial Medical Center, located 14 miles away in Batavia. Bank of Akron has a branch here. The cost of living here is 9.40% lower than the country average.
The area gets 39 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation annually is 154. The amount of snowfall is quite high, about 84 inches annually.
Recent News from the Green Blog
It was bound to happen, and it finally has. On September 30, 2014, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that makes California the first state in the country to prohibit stores from offering environmentally-problematic single-use plastic bags to their customers. SB270 provides that plastic bags will be phased out from use at supermarkets, large grocery chains and pharmacies..