Avondale, Missouri

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Avondale, Missouri

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Comparative Profile of Avondale, Missouri

Comparing Avondale to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 7
Racial Diversity 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 6 7
Age of the Population 5 6
Senior Citizens 4 3
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 6
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 9
People Above Poverty 6 7
Median Family Income 5 6
College Educated Adults 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 4
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 4 3
Housing Recently Built 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Avondale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 4 miles NE of Kansas City, Missouri
County Clay
Metro Area Kansas City
Standard Zip Codes 64117
Phone Area Codes 816
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.154
Longitude -94.546

Avondale Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 46 to 67 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station OLATHE 3 E
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 40.1 inches
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 69 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Avondale Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 529 100%
Male 265 50.1%
Female 264 49.9%
Under 18 107 20.2%
18+ 422 79.8%
65+ 70 13.2%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.84
White 500 94.5%
African-American 5 0.9%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.8%
Other 11 2.1%
Mixed Race 7 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.3%

Estimated Avondale Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 529
Growth 0
Growth % 0%

Avondale 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 35.5%
Irish 14.8%
German 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
English 4.8%
Italian 4.3%
Norwegian 4%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Scottish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
European 1.4%
Dutch 0.9%
Swiss 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Russian 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Kansas City North (64117)

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)
Avondale 529 $38,958
Claycomo 1,267 $44,861
Gladstone 26,365 $55,128
Kansas City 441,545 $46,012
North Kansas City 4,714 $33,906
Oakview 386 $56,875
Riverside 2,979 $36,205
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