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Overview

Introduction to Avon, Ohio

Avon, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 6 miles NE of Elyria, Ohio (center to center) and 17 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria metropolitan area.

Avon History

The area which is now known as the City of Avon was originally called Township Number 7. Its first permanent white settlers were in 1814. They were led by Wilbur Cahoon and came from Montgomery County in New York. In its initial years it was a part of the Cuyahoga County and governed by the Dover Township. In 1818, it was established as Xeuma and later renamed Troy Township. In 1824, it was renamed Avon Township.

Avon and Nearby Attractions

  • French Creek Reservation
  • Black River Reservation
  • Sandy Ridge Reservation
  • Bradley Woods Reservation
  • Lake Erie Nature and Science Center
  • Hickories Museum

Things To Do In Avon

The waterfront is a great place to spend time and indulge in recreational activities. The area also has a number of excellent golf courses which offer world class facilities. The Avon Parks and Recreation department organizes a variety of activities and annual celebrations which interest the young as well as grown ups.

Avon Transportation

Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is nearby.

Avon Higher Education

Lorain County Community College, Oberlin College and Baldwin-Wallace College offer facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population22,289
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens15%
Employed Population 16+10,032
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher47.2%
Median Earnings25+$55,675
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,338
Median Earnings With High School Degree$32,819

Wealth

Median Family Income$110,191
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone21.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,156
Median House Value$262,100

Ancestry

German26.7%
Irish21.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.3%
Italian13.9%
English12.1%
Polish8.9%
Slovak3.8%
Scottish2.2%
Ukrainian2.2%
African2.1%
Hungarian2.1%
French Except Basque1.6%
Dutch1.6%
Greek1.3%
Arab1.3%
Russian1.2%
Swedish0.9%
Lebanese0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Slovene0.6%
Syrian0.6%
Czech0.6%
Croatian0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Serbian0.5%
Albanian0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Turkish0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Romanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.2%
US/American0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
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Avon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lorain County
Standard Zip Codes44011
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.45
Approximate Longitude-82.02

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)

StationELYRIA 3 E
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationCLEVELAND HOPKNS INTL AP
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 81 F
Oct Temp44 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.7 inches
StationOBERLIN
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp36 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip36.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avon Lake23,221$102,456
Bay Village15,414$109,673
North Ridgeville31,832$80,348
Sheffield4,045$86,667
Sheffield Lake9,055$63,081
Westlake32,408$103,875

Avon Public Schools

Avon East Elementary School
3100 Nagle Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 937-6015
Primary
Total Enrollment 631
Avon Heritage North Elementary
35575 Detroit Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 937-9660
Middle
Total Enrollment 719
Avon Heritage South Elementary School
35575 Detroit Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 937-3055
Primary
Total Enrollment 710
Avon High School
37545 Detroit Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 934-6171
High
Total Enrollment 1160
Avon Middle School
3075 Stoney Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 934-3800
Middle
Total Enrollment 677
Avon Village Elementary School
36600 Detroit Rd
ZIP: 44011
(440) 934-5124
Primary
Total Enrollment 268

Avon Private Schools

Avon Montessori School
37435 Colorado Ave
ZIP: 44011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 11
Holy Trinity School
2610 Nagel Rd
ZIP: 44011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 434
Le Chaperon Rouge-avon Lake
1504 Travelers Point
ZIP: 44011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 8
St Mary Of The Immaculate Conception School
2680 Stoney Ridge Rd
ZIP: 44011
Elementary
Total Enrollment 368
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