Avon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 23,399 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 79th 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 $109,916.00.
Avon real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Avon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Avon is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.56% 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 (15.96%), sales jobs (12.35%), and office and administrative support (10.21%).
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: 7.50% 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.
Avon 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’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
If knowledge is power, Avon is a pretty powerful place. 53.74% of the adults in Avon have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Avon in 2018 was $47,073, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,292 for a family of four.
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, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Avon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.