Avon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 18,706 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 $94,213.00.
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.
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, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in sales jobs (15.14%), management occupations (13.16%), and office and administrative support (12.13%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Avon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.33% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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 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 education level of Avon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Avon, 43.75% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2018 was $39,924, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,696 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avon include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.