Avondale is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 80,684 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Avondale is the 13th largest community in Arizona. Much of the housing stock in Avondale was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Avondale economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Avondale, where the median household income is $57,170.00.
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 city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Avondale who work in office and administrative support (18.72%), sales jobs (9.65%), and management occupations (6.97%).
The percentage of adults in Avondale who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.92% of the adults in Avondale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Avondale in 2010 was $20,559, which is middle income relative to Arizona, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,236 for a family of four. However, Avondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Avondale is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Avondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Avondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Avondale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 53.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Avondale include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Avondale's cultural character, accounting for 15.62% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Avondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.