Avon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,505 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 67th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Avon are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Unlike some towns, Avon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Avon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Avon is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in maintenance occupations (13.11%), office and administrative support (12.66%), and sales jobs (12.06%).
Another notable thing is that Avon is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.33 minutes getting to work every day.
Even though Avon is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The education level of Avon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Avon, 43.78% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $33,598, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $134,392 for a family of four. However, Avon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Avon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Avon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Avon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Avon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.05% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Avon include English, French , Italian, and African.
In addition, Avon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.64%).
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.