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Overview

Introduction to Avon Lake, Ohio

Avon Lake, Ohio, in Lorain county, is 8 miles NE of Lorain, Ohio (center to center) and 17 miles W of Cleveland, Ohio. The city is part of the Cleveland-Lorain-Elyria metropolitan statistical area (MSA).

Avon Lake History

Avon Lake was initially part of Cuyahoga County and was first settled in the year 1812. In 1822 it became part of Lorain County and in 1915 was separated from the Township of Avon (now a city) to form the Township of Avon Lake. Avon Lake was granted the status of a city in the year 1960. Railroad tracks act as the point of division between the cities of Avon and Avon Lake.

Avon Lake and Nearby Attractions

  • Avon Lake Public Library
  • Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church
  • Avon Lake Boat Club
  • Sweetbriar Golf Course
  • Inwood Park

Things To Do In Avon Lake

Visitors interested in the historical and cultural background of Avon Lake may take a look around the public library which offers a wealth of information. The city is dotted with churches and cemeteries such as the Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, the Avon Lake Presbyterian Church, the Avon Lake United Church of Chris and the Lake Shore Cemetery. Golf enthusiasts can visit the Sweetbriar Golf Course to enjoy a round of golf with friends. The Avon Lake Boat Club and the numerous parks around the city, such as Inwood Park, Miller Road Park, Resatar Park and Weiss Field offer excellent recreational opportunities for both adults and children. "The Learwood Square Shopping Center" is the ideal place to visit for those interested in taking back souvenirs for loved ones.

Avon Lake Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.

Avon Lake Higher Education

Higher education opportunities are available at the local Lorain County Community College. Other institutes nearby include Oberlin College, Baldwin-Wallace College, Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College District.

Demographics

People

Total Population23,221
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens17.2%
Employed Population 16+11,001
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married60.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher51.5%
Median Earnings25+$51,944
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$102,456
% Above Poverty Level96.2%
% Below Poverty Level3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone25.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,122
Median House Value$225,600

Ancestry

Irish21.9%
English13.6%
Italian9.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)9.5%
Polish7.4%
Hungarian4.8%
Slovak4.1%
Scottish3.5%
French Except Basque3.5%
Swedish2.3%
Czech1.9%
Dutch1.3%
Welsh1.2%
Norwegian1%
Arab1%
Greek1%
Ukrainian0.9%
Slovene0.8%
Romanian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Finnish0.6%
Croatian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Iranian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Serbian0.3%
German0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
African0.1%
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Avon Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lorain County
Standard Zip Codes44012
Phone Area Codes440
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude41.49
Approximate Longitude-82.01

Avon Lake 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
Distance8.5 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
Distance11.8 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
Distance19.2 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
Avon22,289$110,191
Bay Village15,414$109,673
North Ridgeville31,832$80,348
Sheffield4,045$86,667
Sheffield Lake9,055$63,081
Westlake32,408$103,875

Avon Lake Public Libraries

Avon Lake Public Library
32649 ELECTRIC BLVD.
Avon Lake, Ohio
(440) 933-8128

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Avon Lake Public Schools

Avon Lake High School
32967 Redwood Blvd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-6290
High
Total Enrollment 1153
Eastview Elementary School
230 Lear Rd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-6283
Primary
Total Enrollment 426
Erieview Elementary School
32630 Electric Blvd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-6282
Primary
Total Enrollment 269
Learwood Middle School
340 Lear Rd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-8142
Middle
Total Enrollment 614
Redwood Elementary School
32967 Redwood Blvd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-5108
Primary
Total Enrollment 438
Troy Intermediate Elementary School
237 Belmar Blvd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-2701
Middle
Total Enrollment 614
Westview Elementary School
155 Moore Rd
ZIP: 44012
(440) 933-8122
Primary
Total Enrollment 207

Avon Lake Private Schools

St Joseph Elementary School
32929 Lake Rd
ZIP: 44012
Elementary
Total Enrollment 338
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