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Avon

  •   State: 
    Colorado
      County: 
    Eagle County
      City: 
    Avon
      County FIPS: 
    08037
      Coordinates: 
    39°38′30″N 106°30′57″W
      Area total: 
    8.424 sq mi (21.819 km²)
      Area land: 
    8.349 sq mi (21.625 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.075 sq mi (0.194 km²)
      Elevation: 
    7,431 ft (2,265 m)
      Established: 
    1978; Incorporated (town) August, 1978
  •   Latitude: 
    39,6363
      Longitude: 
    -106,5243
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Edwards, CO
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 
    81620
      GMAP: 

    Avon, Eagle County, Colorado, United States

  •   Population: 
    6,072
      Population density: 
    727 residents per square mile of area (281/km²)
      Household income: 
    $67,944
      Households: 
    2,394
      Unemployment rate: 
    6.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    8.40%
      Income taxes: 
    4.63%

Avon is a home rule municipality located in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 6,072 at the 2020 United States Census. Avon is the gateway to the Beaver Creek Resort which lies about two miles (3 km) south of the town. It was the previous site of Vail Resorts before the company moved its physical headquarters to Broomfield, Colorado in 2006. It is the home of Liberty Skis, an independent ski manufacturing company. It began as a railway station in 1889. Originally spelled "Avin", the name was later changed to "Avon". The town rests at 7,430 feet (2265 m) elevation and is located at 39°3818N 106°3118W (39.638254, -106.521797) The town had a total area of 5,392 acres (21.819 km²), including 48 acres (0.194 km²) of water. The median income for a household in the town was $56,921, and the median income. for a family was $52,339. The per capita income for the town is $30,115. About 7.1% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.1 per cent of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.Avon includes a number of neighborhoods including Wildridge, Eagle-Vail, Wildwood, Mountain Star and Gypsum.

History

Avon is the primary city name, but also Beaver Creek are acceptable city names or spellings. The town began as a railway station in 1889. Originally spelled "Avin", the name was later changed to "Avon" Avon was incorporated in August 1978. The name of the town is still used as a name for the town of Avon, in Somerset, England. The town has a population of around 2,000 people. It is located on the River Avon which runs through the centre of the city. It was once known as the Avon Railway Station and was built in 1889 as a station for the local railway. It has been known as Avon since the 19th century and is now called Avon by the local community. The city's name is still commonly used as an abbreviation for Avon in Somerset. It also means "the village of the same name" or "The Village of the Same Name" in the local dialect. The word Avon is also used to refer to the town's name as a whole, as in Avon-on-Avon, a village in the Somersetshire area of the county, and to the village of Avon-in-the-West, in the county of Somerset, in England. It means "The Town of the One Thousand and One Rivers" or simply "The River of The One Thousand And One Rivers". It was incorporated as a town in 1978 and is still known as "The Avon Town" by the residents of the area. The village was originally known as "Avin" and was originally called "Avon".

Geography

Avon is located at 39°3818N 106°3118W (39.638254, -106.521797) The town rests at 7,430 feet (2265 m) elevation. At the 2020 United States Census, the town had a total area of 5,392 acres (21.819 km²) including 48 acres (0.194km²) of water. One popular destination within Avon is Nottingham Lake, which offers a beach area and paddleboard/pedalboat rentals in the summer. Next to the lake is the Harry A. Nottingham Park and Pavilion, which serves as the location for an annual art festival, a summer concert series, and other activities. The town is located along Interstate 70, U.S. Highway 6, and the Eagle River. It has a population of 2,816. It is one of the smallest towns in the state of Colorado. The population of Avon was 2,715 at the 2010 United States census. The city's population at the 2000 census was 3,817. It had a 2010 population of 3,722. It was the smallest town in the State of Colorado at the time of the 2010 census, and it is the smallest city in the United States at the year's start. It also had the highest percentage of people living in poverty at 0.7%. The town's population in the 1990s was 1,716. The number of people in the town has declined to 1,813.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,561 people, 1,890 households, and 971 families residing in the town. The population density was 695.9 inhabitants per square mile (268.7/km²). There were 2,557 housing units at an average density of 320.0 per squaremile (123.6/ km²) The racial makeup of the town was 72.52% White, 0.79% African American, 0,68% Native American,0.99% Asian, 0.,05% Pacific Islander, 21.79%. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.96% of the population. The town's population was spread out, with 20.6% under the age of 18, 17.5% from 18 to 24, 47.1% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 1.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females age 18 and over,there were 144.0 males. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.23. the town's median income was $56,921, and the median income for a family was $52,339. The per capita income for the town is $30,115. About 7.1%. of families and 13.9%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 13.1. of those under 18 and none of those 65 or over.

Neighborhoods

Avon includes a number of neighborhoods including Wildridge, Eagle-Vail, Wildwood, Mountain Star. Avon is located in the eastern part of the Vail Valley. The town has a population of about 6,000. It is located on the Colorado Turnpike, which runs through Avon. The city's ZIP code is 9054, and its area code is 6055.

Transportation

Avon does not have an active airport. Air passengers use either Eagle County Airport, located 27 miles (43 km) west, or Denver International Airport. ECO Transit provides service within Eagle County, with routes linking Avon with Vail, Minturn, Leadville, Edwards, Eagle, Gypsum and Dotsero. Fares range from $3 to $5 per trip. A local four-lane access road spans the Eagle River on a 150-foot (46 m) bridge, constructed in 1992, that was christened "Bob" as the result of a local naming contest. Avon received national attention for the humorous name and made "Bob the Bridge" the theme for several local festivals. Interstate 70 runs east-west through the middle of Avon, connecting the town to Vail and Denver. To the west, it connects Avon to Gypsu and Grand Junction, ending at the intersection with Interstate 15, in Utah. US 6 begins in Bishop, California, and ends in Provincetown, Massachusetts, serving 12 other states. As in Colorado it runs mostly parallel to Interstates 70 and 76, it can be used as an alternate route to Avon. It can also be used to get to Edwards, eagle and Gypsus, as well as other towns in Eagle County. It is also used as a route to get from Colorado to Utah and New Mexico, as it runs parallel to Interstate 15 and I-70. The town is home to the Avon High School, which was founded in 1913.

Economy

According to Avon's 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: Avon, Avon Electric and Avon Energy. The city's economy is based on the construction industry. Avon is home to a number of large construction companies. The town is also home to several small businesses, including Avon Roofing and Avondale Roofing. It is also the home of Avon Power, which was founded in the 1970s. The company is based in Avon and employs more than 1,000 people. The top employer in the town is Avon Electrical, which employs about 1,100 people. It also has two other large construction firms. The economy is largely based on construction, with the city's biggest employers being Avonelectric and Avan Electric. The largest employer is Avandale Electric, which has around 1,400 workers. The biggest employer in town isAvon Electric, with more than 500 employees. The number of small businesses is also in the top five, with about 100 in the community. The highest-paying jobs are in the arts and entertainment industries, including theater, radio, radio and television. The best-paid jobs are among those that are based in the library and health care, according to the report. The worst-paid job is in the health care industry, with around 20 employees. It's also the fastest-growing industry in town, with an average salary of more than $50,000. The most popular employer is the hospital, with a salary of over $40,000, followed by the hospital.

Sister cities

Lech am Arlberg, Austria is a sister city of Lech, Germany. Lech and Lech am Arrberg are twin cities. Lecht am Arlsberg is located on the Rhine River, near Lech. The town has a population of around 2,000. It is located in the Austrian Alps, near the border with Germany. It also has a small population in the German province of Burgenland. The city is also twinned with Lech in Germany and with Lech in Austria. It has an international airport, Lech Airport, on its outskirts. It was founded in 1881. It's also twined with Lecht in Germany, and with Leck in Austria in 1883. It had a railway station on its border with Austria, which was built in the 19th century. The two cities are also sister cities in the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado = 93.7. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 101. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 87. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Avon = 5.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 6,072 individuals with a median age of 31.2 age the population grows by 26.77% in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 727 residents per square mile of area (281/km²). There are average 2.83 people per household in the 2,394 households with an average household income of $67,944 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.80% of the available work force and has dropped -1.13% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 30.94%. The number of physicians in Avon per 100,000 population = 258.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Avon = 21.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 184.4 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 123. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 240. 78 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 5.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 80, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado which are owned by the occupant = 35.02%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 14 years with median home cost = $551,030 and home appreciation of 2.22%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $4.28 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,869 per student. There are 14.3 students for each teacher in the school, 464 students for each Librarian and 289 students for each Counselor. 6.38% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 30.32% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 8.62% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Avon's population in Eagle County, Colorado of 2,640 residents in 1900 has increased 2,3-fold to 6,072 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 42.43% female residents and 57.57% male residents live in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado.

    As of 2020 in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado are married and the remaining 51.48% are single population.

  • 18.4 minutes is the average time that residents in Avon require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    60.42% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 24.35% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 9.72% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.65% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado, 35.02% are owner-occupied homes, another 38.52% are rented apartments, and the remaining 26.46% are vacant.

  • The 55.35% of the population in Avon, Eagle County, Colorado who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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