Avon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 16,451 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 67th largest community in Indiana. Avon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Avon, where the median household income is $91,393.00.
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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Avon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 management occupations (13.53%), sales jobs (13.36%), and office and administrative support (13.12%).
Of important note, Avon is also a town of artists. Avon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Avon’s character.
Because of many things, Avon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Avon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Avon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small town, Avon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Avon are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.29% of adults in Avon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $33,808, which is wealthy relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $135,232 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 English, Irish, Scottish, and African.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.