Avondale Estates is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,154 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Avondale Estates is the 211th largest community in Georgia.
Avondale Estates home prices are not only among the most expensive in Georgia, but Avondale Estates real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Avondale Estates is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 94.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avondale Estates is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avondale Estates who work in management occupations (20.61%), sales jobs (10.64%), and teaching (9.38%).
Of important note, Avondale Estates is also a city of artists. Avondale Estates has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Avondale Estates’s character.
Also of interest is that Avondale Estates has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 15.52% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
In addition, Avondale Estates is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
One downside of living in Avondale Estates is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Avondale Estates, the average commute to work is 34.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Despite being a small city, Avondale Estates has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.
If knowledge is power, Avondale Estates is a pretty powerful place. 73.19% of the adults in Avondale Estates have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Avondale Estates in 2010 was $56,851, which is wealthy relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $227,404 for a family of four.
Avondale Estates is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Avondale Estates home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Avondale Estates residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avondale Estates include English, German, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Avondale Estates is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.