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.
Avon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Avon is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in office and administrative support (14.40%), maintenance occupations (12.30%), and sales jobs (12.08%).
Another notable thing is that Avon is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Avon spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.75 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite being a small town, Avon has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
The citizens of Avon are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.25% of adults in Avon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $30,399, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $121,596 for a family of four. However, Avon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Avon is an extremely 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 43.95% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Avon include English, Italian, Scots-Irish, and French .
In addition, Avon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.45%).
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.