Avon, CO
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Avon is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,511 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Avon is the 67th largest community in Colorado.

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

Unlike some towns, Avon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Avon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Avon is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Avon who work in management occupations (14.71%), sales jobs (13.23%), and food service (9.99%).

Of important note, Avon is also a town of artists. Avon has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Avon’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Another notable thing is that Avon is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Avon’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

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

The citizens of Avon are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.26% of adults in Avon have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Avon in 2018 was $46,534, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $186,136 for a family of four. However, Avon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Avon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Avon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 39.62% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Avon include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Avon's cultural character, accounting for 23.55% of the town’s population.

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


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