Ava is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 2,934 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ava is the 194th largest community in Missouri.
Ava is a blue-collar town, with 44.10% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Ava is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ava who work in office and administrative support (14.59%), sales jobs (13.30%), and farm management occupations (5.58%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Ava is worth considering.
Ava is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Ava have a very low rate of college education: just 8.39% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Ava in 2010 was $13,929, which is low income relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $55,716 for a family of four. Ava also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.91% of its population below the federal poverty line.
The people who call Ava home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ava residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Ava include Irish, Polish, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Ava is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.