Avoca, New York

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Avoca, New York

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High Points

Avoca strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Avoca Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Avoca Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Avoca, New York

Comparing Avoca to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 2
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 2
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Affordability of Rents 4 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
People Living Alone 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 9
Housing Recently Built 1 3

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Avoca Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Steuben
Standard Zip Codes 14809
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.409
Longitude -77.421

Avoca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station BATH
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
Station ALFRED
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 31 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 60 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.2 inches
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Avoca Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,008 100%
Male 497 49.3%
Female 511 50.7%
Under 18 325 32.2%
18+ 683 67.8%
65+ 143 14.2%
Median Age 35.3
Average Family Size 3.17
White 982 97.4%
African-American 5 0.5%
Asian 4 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 6 0.6%
Mixed Race 9 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 14 1.4%

Estimated Avoca Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 986
Growth -22
Growth % -2.2%

Avoca 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 22.3%
US/American 14.2%
English 13.6%
Irish 13.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
Italian 4.7%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Dutch 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Polish 2.5%
French Canadian 2.1%
Scottish 2.1%
British 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Czech 0.7%
Swedish 0.5%
Canadian 0.5%
Norwegian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Greek 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Turkish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Wallace (14809)

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)
Avoca 1,008 $32,443
Bath 5,641 $39,114
Canisteo 2,336 $42,560
Cohocton 854 $38,438
Hammondsport 731 $50,125
Hornell 9,019 $35,000
Savona 822 $39,018

Avoca Public Libraries

Avoca Free Library
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(607) 566-9279
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Avoca High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 657 students.

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