Avon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 22,544 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 79th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Avon was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Avon economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Avon, where the median household income is $78,839.00.
Avon real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Avon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Avon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in management occupations (16.55%), office and administrative support (13.95%), and sales jobs (9.90%).
Of important note, Avon is also a city of artists. Avon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Avon’s character.
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.
Avon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Avon’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Avon is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.88% 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 2010 was $41,040, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,160 for a family of four.
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 Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.