Avondale, PA

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.

Avondale is a blue-collar town, with 43.90% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Avondale is a borough of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avondale who work in farm management occupations (23.14%), food service (13.58%), and maintenance occupations (8.81%).

Avondale’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

As is often the case in a small borough, Avondale doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Avondale citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.38% of adults 25 and older in Avondale have a college degree.

The per capita income in Avondale in 2018 was $23,056, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,224 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 61.59% 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 Irish, German, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

In addition, Avondale has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (45.38%).

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