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Avon Lake, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Avon Lake had a population of 23,968 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Avon Lake, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,968
Daytime Population: Workers 8,571
Daytime Population: Residents 12,169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 20,740
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 23,879
Population in Familes 20,221
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density2 2,154
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $86,166
Average Household Income $110,860
Per Capita Income $44,482


Total Housing Units 10,086 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,610 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,990 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 486 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $258,340
Average Home Value $292,096


Total Households 9,600
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 6,661
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.74%
Households 1.05% 0.87%
Families 0.73% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

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, 2017 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 # 66 95th
Population Density # 220 82nd
Diversity Index # 419 65th
Median Household Income # 75 94th
Per Capita Income # 71 94th

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