Avoca is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 2,431 people and just one neighborhood, Avoca is the 312th largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Avoca real estate is some of the most expensive in Michigan, although Avoca house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Avoca is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.04% of the Avoca workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Avoca is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Avoca who work in sales jobs (12.86%), office and administrative support (11.27%) and management occupations (6.38%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Avoca’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Avoca has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Avoca has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Avoca than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Avoca may be for you.
One downside of living in Avoca, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.02 minutes every day commuting to work.