Avon, Ohio is a mid-sized city with a population of 22,289 people. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (88% White). Given that fact, Avon could be considered less diverse than other cities. 81% of the people in Avon (over the age of 15) are married and 48% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.
Whether you’re relocating to a new area to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Avon could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Ohio if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in Avon and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, weather, education, employment and other important metrics.
Using data and statistics Avon has received a livability score of 80 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 93rd percentile when compared to all other cities. Compared to the US average, Avon ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Avon has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Avon scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), education (A+) and employment (B). Avon does not rank well for the following: cost of living (F) and weather (D). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.
Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Avon has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.
The average school test scores in Avon are 70%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.
Avon real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Avon. Median real estate prices in Avon come in at $262,100, which is 98.7% higher than the Ohio average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Avon, the home price to income ratio is 2.9, which is 11.5% higher than the Ohio average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Avon area were 8.8% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 4.5%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.
|Average one way commute||25min||23min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||84.5%||83.4%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||3.6%||7.8%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||0.3%||1.7%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.0%||0.3%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.4%||2.3%||2.8%|
|Working from home||8.9%||3.7%||4.6%|
|Airports (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (1)||6||354|
|Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)||0 (2)||13||711|