Avon is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 767 people and just one neighborhood, Avon is the 681st largest community in Illinois. Avon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Avon is a blue-collar town, with 40.59% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Avon is a village of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in maintenance occupations (9.12%), management occupations (8.24%) and healthcare (8.24%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Avon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
In Avon, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.44 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Avon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.