Avon, Maine

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Avon, Maine

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Avon Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Avon Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Avon, Maine

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 7 5
Male Share of the Population 6 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 9
Female Share of the Population 5 8
Senior Citizens 4 4
Racial Diversity 3 7
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 2
Median Family Income 2 1
People Above Poverty 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 7
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Affordability of Rents 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 5
People Living Alone 2 3

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Avon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 04966
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.806
Longitude -70.271

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 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 26 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 53 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 25 to 47 F
Jul Temp 52 to 76 F
Oct Temp 31 to 53 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches
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Avon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 504 100%
Male 244 48.4%
Female 260 51.6%
Under 18 133 26.4%
18+ 371 73.6%
65+ 64 12.7%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.87
White 501 99.4%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Avon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 492
Growth -12
Growth % -2.4%

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
US/American 46.6%
English 23.4%
French (except Basque) 6.7%
Irish 6%
German 3.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.4%
Scottish 2.1%
Finnish 1.7%
Swedish 1.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Canadian 1.3%
Italian 1.1%
Russian 0.6%
Belgian 0.6%
French Canadian 0.4%
Greek 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avon 504 $32,250
New Portland 785 $35,284
New Vineyard 725 $33,646
Phillips 990 $32,284
Strong 1,259 $36,250
Temple 572 $34,931
Weld 402 $41,250
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