Avon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 23,054 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 79th largest community in Ohio. Avon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Avon, where the median household income is $92,883.00.
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 88.63% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in office and administrative support (15.50%), management occupations (15.20%), and sales jobs (13.46%).
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.
Because of many things, Avon is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Avon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Avon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.
The education level of Avon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Avon, 47.52% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Avon in 2010 was $43,128, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,512 for a family of four.
Avon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.