Avon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 24,847 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 64th largest community in Ohio. Avon has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Avon, where the median household income is $109,539.00.
Avon home prices are not only among the most expensive in Ohio, but Avon real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Avon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.41% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in management occupations (17.50%), sales jobs (9.84%), and healthcare (9.25%).
Also of interest is that Avon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.20% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Because of many things, Avon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Avon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Avon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Avon, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Avon is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.85% 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 in 2018 was $48,240, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,960 for a family of four.
Avon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Avon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Avon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Avon include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.