Avon, South Dakota

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Avon, South Dakota

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Avon Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Avon Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Avon Short Commute Times
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Avon Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Avon Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Avon College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Avon, South Dakota

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

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

The People

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 9
People Above Poverty 7 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5
Median Family Income 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Short Commute Times 10 5
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Housing Recently Built 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 8
Low Property Crime 9 6

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Avon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 78 miles SW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Bon Homme
Standard Zip Codes 57315
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.005
Longitude -98.059

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 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Station LYNCH
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 60 F
Jul Temp 61 to 89 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
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Avon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 561 100%
Male 267 47.6%
Female 294 52.4%
Under 18 113 20.1%
18+ 448 79.9%
65+ 184 32.8%
Median Age 47.6
Average Family Size 2.75
White 549 97.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 12 2.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Avon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 543
Growth -18
Growth % -3.2%

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 51.5%
Dutch 9.9%
US/American 8.1%
Czech 7.7%
Norwegian 6.4%
Irish 4.6%
English 4.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.1%
Romanian 1.5%
Pennsylvania German 1.1%
French Canadian 0.7%
Scottish 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Avon 561 $35,000
Delmont 263 $33,000
Scotland 891 $34,821
Springfield 792 $40,625
Tripp 711 $34,531
Tyndall 1,239 $37,500
Wagner 1,675 $28,021

Avon Public Libraries

Avon Public Library
209 N MAIN
Avon, South Dakota
(605) 286-3760

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Avon High Schools (2004)

Serves 103 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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