Avon, New York

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Avon, New York

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Avon College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Avon Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Avon Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Avon, New York

Comparing Avon 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 8 5
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 4
Senior Citizens 5 6
Age of the Population 5 4
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 5 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
People Living Alone 6 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Housing Recently Built 2 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 6

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Avon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles S of Rochester, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Livingston
Metro Area Rochester
Standard Zip Codes 14414
Phone Area Codes 585
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.911
Longitude -77.745

Avon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AVON
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.8 inches
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches
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Avon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,977 100%
Male 1,412 47.4%
Female 1,565 52.6%
Under 18 829 27.8%
18+ 2,148 72.2%
65+ 439 14.7%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 3.2
White 2,849 95.7%
African-American 55 1.8%
Asian 24 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.2%
Other 7 0.2%
Mixed Race 34 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 1%

Estimated Avon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,972
Growth -5
Growth % -0.2%

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 26.2%
Irish 17.6%
English 13.3%
Italian 11.9%
Dutch 6.6%
Polish 5.4%
US/American 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
French Canadian 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Swedish 1.1%
British 0.5%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
European 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avon 2,977 $53,105
Caledonia 2,327 $50,526
Geneseo 7,579 $59,500
Honeoye Falls 2,595 $66,818
Lima 2,459 $52,102
Livonia 1,373 $55,096
Scottsville 2,128 $61,316

Avon Public Libraries

Avon Free Library
Avon, New York
(585) 226-8461

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