Avon, Illinois

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Avon, Illinois

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High Points

Avon strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 7% Avon Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Avon Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Avon, Illinois

Comparing Avon to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Male Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Female Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 4
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 3
Median Family Income 5 2
College Educated Adults 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 7 5
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Short Commute Times 4 6
Working at Home 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 8
Housing Recently Built 3 3

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Avon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles W of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Fulton
Standard Zip Codes 61415
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.664
Longitude -90.434

Avon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.2 inches
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 31 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Station HAVANA 4 NNE
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
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Avon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 915 100%
Male 443 48.4%
Female 472 51.6%
Under 18 220 24%
18+ 695 76%
65+ 190 20.8%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.93
White 904 98.8%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 6 0.7%
Mixed Race 3 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.8%

Estimated Avon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 881
Growth -34
Growth % -3.7%

Avon Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.2%
US/American 17%
English 14.4%
Irish 13.8%
Swedish 6.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
Dutch 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Welsh 1.7%
European 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
Brazilian 0.8%
Belgian 0.8%
Norwegian 0.6%
Greek 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Italian 0.4%
Palestinian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Avon, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Check Row (61415)
Greenbush (61415)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avon 915 $38,819
Abingdon 3,612 $40,337
Bushnell 3,221 $38,450
London Mills 447 $46,786
Marietta 150 $38,750
Prairie City 461 $40,313
St. Augustine 152 $35,357

Avon Public Libraries

Village Of Avon P.l.
105 S. MAIN
Avon, Illinois
(309) 465-3933

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Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

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