Akron is a very small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 1,145 people and just one neighborhood, Akron is the 286th largest community in Indiana. Akron has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Akron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 54.84% of Akron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Akron is a town of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Akron who work in office and administrative support (14.04%), management occupations (6.45%) and sales jobs (6.26%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Akron is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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.