Avon is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 3,319 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 427th largest community in New York. Avon has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
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 village of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in office and administrative support (15.14%), management occupations (14.93%), and teaching (9.08%).
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.
The overall crime rate in Avon is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
As is often the case in a small village, Avon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Avon citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.54% of adults in Avon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $29,073, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,292 for a family of four. However, Avon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Avon include German, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.