Avon Lake, OH
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Avon Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 24,391 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 89.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon Lake is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon Lake who work in management occupations (16.01%), office and administrative support (12.05%), and sales jobs (11.29%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.44% 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.

In addition, Avon Lake is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

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 is lower than average for the country.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Avon Lake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Avon Lake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 50.38% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Avon Lake in 2010 was $45,501, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,004 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Avon Lake include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Avon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.