Akron is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 337 people and just one neighborhood, Akron is the 358th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Akron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 42.06% of Akron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Akron is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Akron who work in healthcare suport services (14.95%), personal care services (7.48%) and food service (6.54%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Akron is worth considering.
One downside of living in Akron, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Akron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.