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Avon, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Avon had a population of 16,685 as of July 1, 2016. Avon ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avon is located at latitude 39.7607 and longitude -86.3941 in Hendricks County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Avon (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Hendricks County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 833 feet.

The Town of Avon (GNIS ID: 2396582) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Avon is located within Township of Washington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hendricks County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Avon: Avon Station, Hampton, Smootsdell, Whitelink.

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Avon, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 16,685
Population in Households 16,674
Population in Familes 14,832
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 922
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 5,851
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 4,596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,976 (79.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 875 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 377 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $184,186
Average Home Value $208,811


Median Household Income $84,392
Average Household Income $94,685
Per Capita Income $33,059
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.58% 2.06%
Households 2.29% 1.97%
Families 2.54% 1.88%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Avon, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avon to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 53 92nd
Population Density1 # 476 30th
Diversity Index2 # 88 87th
Median Household Income # 14 98th
Per Capita Income # 43 94th

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