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
Unlike some towns, Avondale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Avondale are a mix of both white- and blue-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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Avondale a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Avondale has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Avondale’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Avondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.