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Avon Lake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Avon Lake had a population of 23,535 as of July 1, 2016. Avon Lake ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avon Lake is located at latitude 41.4945 and longitude -82.0161 in Lorain County. The formal boundaries for the City of Avon Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 610 feet.

The City of Avon Lake (GNIS ID: 1086501) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avon Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Avon Lake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 23,535
Population in Households 23,449
Population in Familes 19,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density1 2,115
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 9,494
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 6,613
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,981 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,523 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,971 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $253,294
Average Home Value $284,531


Median Household Income $83,637
Average Household Income $106,178
Per Capita Income $42,909
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.57%
Households 1.04% 0.8%
Families 0.73% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Avon Lake, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avon Lake to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 67 95th
Population Density1 # 236 81st
Diversity Index2 # 425 65th
Median Household Income # 75 94th
Per Capita Income # 69 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.