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. 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 $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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
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.
Avon is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.75% of adults in Avon have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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.