Avondale is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 674 people and just one neighborhood, Avondale is the 179th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Avondale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Avondale is a town of professionals, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avondale who work in sales jobs (14.83%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.44%) and teaching (10.59%).
Of important note, Avondale is also a town of artists. Avondale has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Avondale’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Avondale telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.29% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Avondale is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Avondale really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Avondale perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small town, Avondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.