Avon-by-the-Sea is a very small coastal borough (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 1,795 people and just one neighborhood, Avon-by-the-Sea is the 434th largest community in New Jersey. Avon-by-the-Sea has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Real Estate Prices
Avon-by-the-Sea home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Avon-by-the-Sea real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Avon-by-the-Sea is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 95.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon-by-the-Sea is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon-by-the-Sea who work in sales jobs (22.48%), teaching (14.22%) and management occupations (13.88%).
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Avon-by-the-Sea is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Avon-by-the-Sea is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.