Avon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 18,343 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 67th largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Avon was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Avon economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Avon, where the median household income is $85,433.00.
Avon real estate is some of the most expensive in Indiana, although Avon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in sales jobs (13.75%), management occupations (13.09%), and office and administrative support (10.84%).
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.
Because of many things, Avon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Avon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Avon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Avon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
As is often the case in a small town, Avon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Avon is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.74% of adults in Avon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $34,913, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,652 for a family of four.
Avon is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Avon include German, Irish, English, French, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.