Avon Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 25,206 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Avon Lake is the 60th 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 88.91% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Avon Lake is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon Lake who work in management occupations (15.25%), office and administrative support (11.59%), and sales jobs (9.81%).
Also of interest is that Avon Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Avon Lake telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.96% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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.
Because of many things, Avon Lake 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 Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Avon Lake 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 Lake, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Avon Lake is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.63% 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 Lake in 2018 was $45,652, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $182,608 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 Asian. 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 Chinese.