Akron is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 338 people and just one neighborhood, Akron is the 358th largest community in Alabama.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Akron is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.06% of the Akron workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. 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
Akron’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Akron has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Akron a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Akron, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.81 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Akron is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.