Avon, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,667. Population change since 2000: -41.6%
Males: 744  (44.7%)
Females: 923  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 17042, 17046.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,693 (it was $39,872 in 2000)
Avon:

$47,693
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,043 (it was $15,901 in 2000)

Avon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $132,262 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Avon:

$132,262
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $145,175; Detached houses: $167,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,810

Median gross rent in 2012: $638.

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  • White alone - 1,497 (89.8%)
  • Hispanic - 126 (7.6%)
  • Black alone - 18 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)

Races in Avon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avon: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.8%), Italian (8.2%), United States (6.8%), Polish (5.7%), Irish (5.5%), Swiss (4.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 1.61 square miles.

Population density: 1,033 people per square mile   (low).

Avon,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Avon:

  • High school or higher: 82.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avon CDP:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

45 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This place:  2.3%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,974 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,438 (1.1%)

Avon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (21.6 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (69.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Hebron, PA (0.9 miles ), Lebanon South, PA (1.3 miles ), Lebanon, PA (1.4 miles ), Sand Hill, PA (1.5 miles ), Pleasant Hill, PA (1.8 miles ), Cleona borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Myerstown borough, PA (2.2 miles ), Cornwall borough, PA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.35 N, Longitude: 76.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Avon household income distribution Avon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Avon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Avon, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Avon-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 14% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/18/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Avon place center killed one person and injured 5 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/14/2004, a category F3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the place center caused $18 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Avon-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 18.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.0 miles away from Avon center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 270.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 263.9 miles away from Avon center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 317.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lebanon County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avon:

  • RENOVA CENTER (Hospital, about 1 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • GSH DIALYSIS, INC. (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • SPANG CREST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-LEBANON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • LEBANON VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • OAKVIEW (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)
  • VNA DEPT OF GOOD SAM HOSP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; LEBANON, PA)

Amtrak stations near Avon:

  • 18 miles: MOUNT JOY (DELTA & HENRY STS.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ELIZABETHTOWN (WILSON AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avon:

  • Franklin and Marshall College (about 21 miles; Lancaster, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg (about 22 miles; Middletown, PA; FT enrollment: 3,797)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 22 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)
  • Alvernia University (about 24 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,461)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 24 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • Millersville University of Pennsylvania (about 25 miles; Millersville, PA; FT enrollment: 7,743)
  • McCann School of Business & Technology (about 25 miles; Pottsville, PA; FT enrollment: 3,412)

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Notable locations in Avon: Lebanon County Home (A), Citizens Fire Company of Avon Station 27 (B), Hebron Hose Company 1 Station 26 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lebanon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0461. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0461
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 9.44. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.44
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.788. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.788
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.130. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.130
U.S.:

0.015
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.5%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 29.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for other race residents, 51.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Avon in 2000:

  • 340 people in nursing homes
  • 299 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Avon compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Avon travel time to work - commute Avon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (51%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avon CDP (based on Lebanon County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.66%
Here: 48.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristChurch of the Brethren
Adherents23.8%20.5%17.0%14.8%6.0%
Congregations5.9%21.7%13.8%15.1%6.6%
NameOld Order MennoniteAssemblies of GodMennonite; Other GroupsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.2%2.1%1.9%1.5%10.0%
Congregations3.3%2.6%5.9%1.3%23.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Lebanon County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lebanon County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Lebanon County:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lebanon County:

28.9%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

11.5%

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,495 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.06%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dauphin County, PA  0.84% ($41,207 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.56% ($43,538)
from Berks County, PA  0.49% ($34,909)


4.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.11%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($255 average AGI)
Lebanon County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dauphin County, PA  0.77% ($39,491 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.52% ($36,442)
to Berks County, PA  0.37% ($33,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avon:

  • WLBR (1270 AM; 5 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WADV (940 AM; 1 kW; LEBANON, PA; Owner: WADV RADIO, INC)
  • WWSM (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ANNVILLE-CLEONA, PA; Owner: PATRICK H. SICKAFUS)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAN (1390 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, PA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avon:

  • WQIC (100.1 FM; LEBANON, PA; Owner: LEBANON BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WRVV (97.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWKL (92.1 FM; PALMYRA, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJTL (90.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CREATIVE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLAN-FM (96.9 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WDAC (94.5 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Avon:

  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHP-TV (Channel 21; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Avon)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AVONPA, 2 Mi Ene Of City Of (Lat: 40.348139 Lon: -76.378889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNEI981
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6565.00 MHz, 6715.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2010, Expiration Date: 06/21/2020, Certifier: J. D Roberts
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$127,8008$103,50038$118,2118$28,0004$44,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$142,0001$15,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$111,00010$118,5004$19,2500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$08$147,8751$20,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$76,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$119,5001$89,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$169,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$133,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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