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 89.18% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon Lake is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon Lake who work in management occupations (16.66%), office and administrative support (13.47%), and sales jobs (11.83%).
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.
Avon Lake 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 Lake’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The education level of Avon Lake ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Avon Lake, 49.75% 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 Lake in 2010 was $42,683, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,732 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.