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Population (year 2000): 15,832. Estimated population in July 2005: 17,209 (+8.7% change)
Males: 7,579 (47.9%), Females: 8,253 (52.1%)

Hartford County

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $90,934 (year 2000)
Median house value: $252,000 (year 2000)

Avon, CT residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Avon:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (20.2%), Italian (17.0%), German (16.2%), English (15.4%), Polish (8.8%), French (6.0%).Connecticut

Elevation: 202 feet

Avon,

For population 25 years and over in Avon

  • High school or higher: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 62.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avon town

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 67.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

7.4% Foreign born (3.4% Europe, 2.4% Asia).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hartford, CT (7.0 miles West pop. 63,589).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY (71.8 miles Brookhaven, pop. 448,248).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (106.9 miles )

Nearest cities: CT (2.5 miles Weatogue, CT Canton, (4.5 miles travel.Yahoo.com )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 84 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 1998: 143 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 1999: 120 buildings, average cost: $204,900
  • 2000: 97 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2002: 141 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2003: 119 buildings, average cost: $203,600
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $194,500

Latitude: 41.81 N, Longitude: 72.83 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 860

Avon, Connecticut business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (21.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.2%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Crime in Avon by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 6.3 0.0 0.0
Robberies 3 1 2 5 2
    per 100,000 18.9 6.3 12.6 31.6 12.6
Assaults 4 0 0 3 2
    per 100,000 25.3 0.0 0.0 18.9 12.6
Burglaries 25 22 26 37 25
    per 100,000 157.9 139.0 164.2 233.7 157.9
Thefts 145 119 161 153 139
    per 100,000 915.9 751.6 1016.9 966.4 878.0
Auto thefts 6 9 6 8 5
    per 100,000 37.9 56.8 37.9 50.5 31.6
61.5 46.2 61.5 78.6 55.0

Average climate in Avon, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Avon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Connecticut state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1979, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the Avon city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 7/10/1989, a category 4 tornado 30.1 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


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Hospitals/medical centers near Avon:
  • JOHN DEMPSEY HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; FARMINGTON, CT)
  • HEBREW HOME AND HOSPITAL, INC (about 6 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT)
  • HARTFORD HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; HARTFORD, CT)

Political contributions by individuals in Avon, CT

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Avon:
  • HARTFORD-BRAINARD (about 14 miles; HARTFORD, CT; ID: HFD)
  • BRADLEY INTL (about 15 miles; WINDSOR LOCKS, CT; ID: BDL)
  • BARNES MUNI (about 26 miles; WESTFIELD/SPRINGFIELD, MA; ID: BAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Avon:
  • SIMSBURY (about 9 miles; SIMSBURY, CT; ID: 4B9)
  • ROBERTSON FIELD (about 9 miles; PLAINVILLE, CT; ID: 4B8)
  • MOUNTAIN MEADOW AIRSTRIP (about 13 miles; BURLINGTON, CT; ID: 22B)

Amtrak stations near Avon:
  • 11 miles: HARTFORD (1 UNION PLACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: BERLIN (KENSINGTON, DEPOT RD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: WINDSOR (41 CENTRAL ST.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avon:
  • UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD (about 6 miles; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Full-time enrollment: 5,557)
  • MANCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; MANCHESTER, CT; FT enrollment: 2,863)
  • TRINITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; HARTFORD, CT; FT enrollment: 2,056)
  • CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; NEW BRITAIN, CT; FT enrollment: 8,967)
  • WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 22 miles; MIDDLETOWN, CT; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • NAUGATUCK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WATERBURY, CT; FT enrollment: 2,834)
  • WESTFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 26 miles; WESTFIELD, MA; FT enrollment: 4,058)
Public high school in Avon:
  • AVON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 855; Location: 510 WEST AVON RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Avon:
  • ROARING BROOK SCHOOL (Students: 689; Location: 30 OLD WHEELER LN.; Grades: PK - 04)
  • PINE GROVE SCHOOL (Students: 592; Location: 151 SCOVILLE RD.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • THOMPSON BROOK SCHOOL (Students: 552; Location: 150 THOMPSON RD.; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • AVON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 544; Location: 375 WEST AVON RD.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HOMEBOUND (Students: 1; Location: 34 SIMSBURY ROAD; Grades: 11 - 11)
Private primary/middle school in Avon:
  • TALCOTT MTN ACAD SCIENCE-MATH (Students: 57; Location: MONTEVIDEO ROAD; Grades: 4 - 8)
Library in Avon:
  • AVON FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,005,003; Location: 281 COUNTRY CLUB RD.; 74,144 books; 3,800 audio materials; 3,004 video materials; 273 serial subscriptions)

Avon compared to Connecticut state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Avon:
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTMI (1290 AM; 1 kW; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDZK (1550 AM; 5 kW; BLOOMFIELD, CT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WDRC (1360 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHYN (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WRYM (840 AM; 1 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Avon:
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQY (102.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKX (97.9 FM; ENFIELD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • W220CH (91.7 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
TV broadcast stations around Avon:
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLP (Channel 22; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: WWLP BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • W67DF (Channel 67; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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