Avon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 23,263 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 79th largest community in Ohio. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Avon, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Avon, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Avon’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Avon does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $104,125.00.
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 86.93% 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 (14.50%), office and administrative support (13.20%), and sales jobs (12.97%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.27% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Avon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Avon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Avon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The education level of Avon ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Avon, 49.53% 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 $43,746, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,984 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.