Avon Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 23,453 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Avon Lake is the 69th largest community in Ohio.
Avon Lake real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Avon Lake house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Avon Lake is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.35% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon Lake is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon Lake who work in management occupations (15.81%), sales jobs (14.54%), and office and administrative support (13.36%).
In addition, Avon Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Avon Lake is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Avon Lake 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 Lake has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Avon Lake’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Avon Lake. 51.40% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Avon Lake in 2010 was $42,366, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,464 for a family of four.
The people who call Avon Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Avon Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avon Lake include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.