Avon is a medium-sized town located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 18,364 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 65th largest community in Connecticut.
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 Connecticut.
Avon is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.04% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in management occupations (19.31%), sales jobs (15.76%), and business and financial occupations (10.96%).
Also of interest is that Avon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Avon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Avon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Avon. 69.46% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $67,430, which is wealthy relative to Connecticut and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,720 for a family of four.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Avon include Italian, English, German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.