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Avon, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Avon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lorain County at latitude 41.4451 and longitude -82.0051. Lorain County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 669 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Avon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Avon, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Avon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Avon (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Avon: French Creek, Troy, Xeuma.

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Avon, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 22,235
Population in Households 21,972
Population in Familes 19,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 263
Population Density1 1,069
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 8,030
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 6,016
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,285 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,545 (79.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,485 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $262,447
Average Home Value $281,429


Median Household Income $84,704
Average Household Income $105,804
Per Capita Income $38,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.14% 0.83%
Households 1.35% 0.92%
Families 1.07% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avon to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 73 94th
Population Density1 # 702 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 229 81st
Median Household Income # 55 96th
Per Capita Income # 89 93rd

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