Avondale, PA

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Avondale profile

Living in Avondale

Avondale is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,400 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avondale is the 728th largest community in Pennsylvania. Avondale has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Avondale home prices are not only among the most expensive in Pennsylvania, but Avondale real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

When you are in Avondale, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.10% of Avondale’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Avondale is a borough of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Avondale who work in farm management occupations (23.38%), maintenance occupations (9.86%), and food service (8.59%).

The overall crime rate in Avondale is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Avondale is a small borough, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Avondale citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.45% of adults in Avondale have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Avondale in 2018 was $23,737, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,948 for a family of four. However, Avondale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Avondale is an extremely ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Avondale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Avondale, accounting for 55.44% of the borough’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Avondale residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avondale include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Norwegian.

Avondale also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 42.47%.

The most common language spoken in Avondale is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.