Avondale, AZ

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Living in Avondale

Avondale is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arizona. With a population of 89,334 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Avondale is the 15th largest community in Arizona. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Avondale, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Avondale, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Avondale’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Avondale does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $67,886.00.

Avondale real estate is some of the most expensive in Arizona, although Avondale house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

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 (17.22%), sales jobs (9.76%), and management occupations (7.59%).

One downside of living in Avondale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.49 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Avondale is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.79% of adults 25 and older in Avondale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Avondale in 2018 was $26,554, which is upper middle income relative to Arizona, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,216 for a family of four. However, Avondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Avondale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Avondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Avondale, accounting for 53.82% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Avondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avondale include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

In addition, Avondale has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.43%).

The most common language spoken in Avondale is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.