Avon, Minnesota

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Avon, Minnesota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Avon Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Avon Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Avon People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Avon Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Avon College Educated Adults
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Avon Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Avon, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Male Share of the Population 8 7
Well-Paid Single Women 7 6
Female Share of the Population 3 4
Senior Citizens 3 3
Age of the Population 2 3
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
Median Family Income 9 7
College Educated Adults 9 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 5
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Rents 4 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
People Living Alone 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 9 9

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Avon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 14 miles W of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 72 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 56310
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.609
Longitude -94.451

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 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 26.2 inches
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Avon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,242 100%
Male 613 49.4%
Female 629 50.6%
Under 18 371 29.9%
18+ 871 70.1%
65+ 137 11%
Median Age 33.5
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,234 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.5%

Estimated Avon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,269
Growth 27
Growth % 2.2%

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 61.1%
Norwegian 9%
Polish 7.8%
Irish 5.5%
French (except Basque) 2.4%
English 2.2%
Czech 1.5%
French Canadian 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 1.1%
US/American 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Finnish 0.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.9%
Dutch 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Scottish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Yugoslavian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avon 1,242 $53,214
Albany 1,796 $41,118
Cold Spring 2,975 $50,268
Holdingford 736 $42,788
Richmond 1,213 $44,464
St. Joseph 4,681 $44,737
St. Stephen 860 $56,328
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