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Overview

Introduction to Avon, Indiana

Avon, Indiana, in Hendricks county, is 12 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana. The town is located inside the Indianapolis metropolitan area.

Avon History

The town of Avon was officially incorporated in 1995. Its previous name was Hampton. It is located in Hendricks County and is a part of Washington Township. The county was formed in 1824 and named after then Indiana Governor William Hendricks.

Avon and nearby Attractions

  • Butterfly Paradise Nature Center
  • Indianapolis Zoo
  • Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum
  • James Whitcomb Riley House
  • Eagle Creek Park
  • Arbuckle Park

Things To Do In Avon

The Indianapolis Zoo and the Butterfly Paradise Nature Center are both located nearby. Local amusement parks include Splash Island, Blast Off and the Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park. Those interested in history can visit museums like the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Hall of Fame Museum, the Eiteljorg Museum, the Indiana State Museum and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Avon hosts the Community Heritage Festival every year.

Avon Transportation

Flights are available from Indianapolis International Airport.

Avon Higher Education

Nearby colleges and universities include Butler University, Ivy Tech State College-Central Indiana, the University of Indianapolis and Anderson University.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,479
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens10.9%
Employed Population 16+8,395
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married55.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher38.7%
Median Earnings25+$50,718
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$37,411
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,976

Wealth

Median Family Income$95,441
% Above Poverty Level94.6%
% Below Poverty Level5.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,055
Median House Value$185,200

Ancestry

German25%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.6%
Irish13%
English9.6%
Polish3.1%
French Except Basque3.1%
Scottish1.9%
Italian1.6%
Swedish1%
African0.9%
Dutch0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Norwegian0.7%
Russian0.6%
Ethiopian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Serbian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Avon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hendricks County
Standard Zip Codes46123
Phone Area Codes317
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.76
Approximate Longitude-86.39

Avon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationINDIANAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp41 to 63 F
Jul Temp65 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 66 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches
StationWHITESTOWN
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 67 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
StationCRAWFORDSVILLE 5 S
Distance31.6 miles
Jan Temp14 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp39 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brownsburg24,625$82,007
Clermont1,361$66,875
Danville9,598$86,106
Pittsboro3,224$80,370
Plainfield31,012$73,063
Speedway12,229$55,028

Avon Public Libraries

Avon-washington Township Public Library
498 N AVON AVENUE
Avon, Indiana
(317) 272-4818

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Avon Hospitals

Indiana University Health West Hospital
(Non-profit)
1111 N Ronald Reagan Pkwy
(317) 217-3000

Avon Public Schools

Avon High School
7575 E Cr 150 S
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-5000
High
Total Enrollment 2766
Avon Intermediate School East
174 S Avon Avenue
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-5800
Middle
Total Enrollment 753
Avon Intermediate School West
176 S Avon Avenue
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-5900
Middle
Total Enrollment 709
Avon Middle School North
1251 N Dan Jones Rd
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-5500
Middle
Total Enrollment 707
Avon Middle School South
7199 E Us Hwy 36
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-5700
Middle
Total Enrollment 763
Cedar Elementary School
685 S Avon Avenue
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 687
Hickory Elementary School
907 S Avon Avenue
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 519
Indiana Cyber Charter School
7508 Beechwood Dr Centre Rd
ZIP: 46123
(317) 474-9802
Other
Total Enrollment 1158
Maple Elementary Sch
7237 E Us Hwy 36
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 259
Pine Tree Elementary School
7866 E Cr 100 S
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 382
River Birch Elementary
5456 E Cr 75 N
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6800
Primary
Total Enrollment 747
Sycamore Elementary School
7878 E Cr 100 N
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 420
White Oak Elementary School
7221 E Us Hwy 36
ZIP: 46123
(317) 544-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 403

Avon Private Schools

Kingsway Christian School
7979 E County Road 100 N
ZIP: 46123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 553
Our Shepherd Lutheran School
9201 E County Road 100 N
ZIP: 46123
Elementary
Total Enrollment 120
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