Avondale, Arizona

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Population in 2014: 79,646 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +122.0%
Males: 38,596  (48.5%)
Females: 41,050  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
Arizona median age:  36.8 years

Zip codes: 85037, 85323, 85338, 85340, 85353, 85392, 85395.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,206 (it was $49,153 in 2000)
Avondale:

$51,206
AZ:

$48,510

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,380 (it was $16,919 in 2000)

Avondale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $139,900 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Avondale:

$139,900
AZ:

$166,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $242,284; Detached houses: $262,747; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,412; In 2-unit structures: $121,569; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $117,328; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $141,016; Mobile homes: $56,831; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,668

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,040.

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  • Races in Avondale, AZ (2013)

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    • 38,15748.4%Hispanic
    • 26,95334.2%White alone
    • 8,62410.9%Black alone
    • 2,8743.6%Asian alone
    • 1,6412.1%Two or more races
    • 4300.5%American Indian alone
    • 890.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 490.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Avondale: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.1%), Irish (5.7%), English (4.0%), United States (2.7%), French (1.7%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 41.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,930 people per square mile   (low).

Avondale,AZ real estate house value index trend

Avondale, Arizona map

For population 25 years and over in Avondale:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avondale city:

  • Never married: 37.8%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

12,025 residents are foreign born (12.3% Latin America).

This city:

15.3%
Arizona:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,259 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,044 (0.8%)

Avondale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Glendale, AZ (11.0 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (14.7 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Tolleson, AZ (1.9 miles ), Litchfield Park, AZ (1.9 miles ), Goodyear, AZ (2.6 miles ), Maricopa Colony, AZ (2.8 miles ), Youngtown, AZ (3.0 miles ), Citrus Park, AZ (3.1 miles ), El Mirage, AZ (3.2 miles ), Deer Creek, AZ (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 770 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 1998: 1359 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 1999: 997 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2000: 1286 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 2001: 2310 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 2044 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2003: 1221 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2004: 2243 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2005: 1469 buildings, average cost: $193,000
  • 2006: 922 buildings, average cost: $183,100
  • 2007: 698 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2008: 160 buildings, average cost: $201,200
  • 2009: 110 buildings, average cost: $201,000
  • 2010: 59 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2011: 32 buildings, average cost: $237,900
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $208,700
  • 2013: 56 buildings, average cost: $241,700
  • 2014: 42 buildings, average cost: $291,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 112.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -19,551 (-24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,663 (10.4%)

Avondale household income distribution Avondale home values distribution

Property values in Avondale, AZ

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 165 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Arizona average:

1.88

Avondale tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Arizona:

6.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +18,331 (+104.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Avondale, Arizona

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Earthquake activity:

Avondale-area historical earthquake activity is near Arizona state average. It is 442% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 196.1 miles away from Avondale center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 206.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 197.5 miles away from Avondale center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 396.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Maricopa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avondale topographic map

Birthplace of: Nick Harris - College football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Avondale:

  • ESTRELLA CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (350 EAST LA CANADA)
  • AVONDALE DIALYSIS (DSI) (13055 W MCDOWELL RD STE F101)
  • AVONDALE DIALYSIS (FMC) (10750 W MCDOWELL RD STE E500)

Amtrak stations near Avondale:

  • 14 miles: PHOENIX (401 W. HARRISON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand.
  • 14 miles: PHOENIX NORTHWEST (PHOENIX, 8101 BLACK CANYON FWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: PHOENIX AIRPORT (PHOENIX, TERMINAL 2) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Avondale:

  • Estrella Mountain Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,932; Location: 3000 N Dysart Rd; Public; Website: www.emc.maricopa.edu)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (FT enrollment: 3,860; Location: 10695 West Pierce Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uti.edu)
  • Empire Beauty School-Avondale (FT enrollment: 332; Location: 9945 W McDowell Road #112; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College (FT enrollment: 170; Location: 3000 N Dysart Rd; Public; Website: www.estrellamountain.edu/southwest-skill-center)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Avondale:

  • Glendale Community College (about 11 miles; Glendale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 12,533)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 12 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 44,186)
  • Phoenix College (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,001)
  • Arizona State University-West (about 14 miles; Glendale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,454)
  • Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 9,515)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 8,840)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,008)

Private elementary/middle school in Avondale:

  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 313, Location: 13720 W THOMAS RD, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Avondale:

  • SAM GARCIA WESTERN AVENUE LIBRARY (Operating income: $544,270; Location: 495 E. WESTERN AVE; 27,023 books; 916 audio materials; 834 video materials; 39 other licensed databases; 56 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Collier Elementary School needs to be added to the primary school list.

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Notable locations in Avondale: Phoenix International Raceway (A), Avondale Substation (B), Avondale Water Treatment Plant (C), Gateway Office Park (D), Avondale Town Hall (E), Sam Garcia Western Avenue Library (F), Avondale Civic Center Library (G), Avondale Fire Station 173 (H), Avondale Fire Station 172 (I), Avondale Fire Station 171 (J), Avondale Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Avondale include: Hamblen Chapel Evangelical Church (A), First Southern Baptist Church of Avondale (B), Faith Harvest Church (C), Cornerstone Christian Church (D), Christ Community United Methodist Church (E), Bethesda Church of God in Christ (F), Avondale First Baptist Church Garden Lakes (G), Avondale Apostalic Church Truth Tabernacle (H), Avandale Christian Assembly Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Cross Cemetery (1), Goodyear Farms Historic Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Agua Fria River (A), Salt River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Avondale include: Mountain View Park (1), Cashion Community Park (2), Avondale City Park (3), Estrella Mountain Regional Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Avondale City Government - City Court (11325 West Civic Center Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Maricopa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 273. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

273
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.407. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 18.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.898. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.898
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.12
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 19.1%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.8% for Black residents, 27.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 20.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 17.8% for other race residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Arizona:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  7.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Avondale in 2010:

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
121 people in nursing homes in 2000
25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Avondale, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Avondale (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 99th Avenue & Mcdowell Branch, Avondale Banking Center Branch, Dysart/Mcdowell Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Avondale Palmilla Center, 107th Avenue/Indian School Branch, Avondale Westwind Plaza. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Avondale & Buckeye Branch at 11425 W. Buckeye Road, branch established on 2004/02/25. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Comerica Bank: Avondale-Mcdowell Branch at 10115 W. Mcdowell Road, branch established on 2008/12/29. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • West Valley National Bank: at 12725 West Indian School Road, Suite C-108, branch established on 2006/12/22. Info updated 2007/01/03: Bank assets: $40.6 mil, Deposits: $28.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: West Valley Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Arizona average:

12.5

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

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Religion statistics for Avondale city (based on Maricopa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant534,4531,206
Catholic520,651100
Other312,574680
Mainline Protestant104,145241
Orthodox13,37924
Black Protestant6,27848
None2,325,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 501
Maricopa County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 60
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 219
Maricopa County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 768
Maricopa County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,264
Here:

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
Arizona:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Maricopa County:

22.5%
Arizona:

22.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.8%
State:

14.2%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Avondale:

45.5%
Arizona:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Avondale:

28.6
Arizona:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.7%
Arizona:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Avondale:

9.7%
State:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Avondale:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
Arizona:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Arizona:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
Arizona:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avondale, AZ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$106,639$55,63818$30,651
Other Government Administration 36$192,464$64,1550$0
Judicial and Legal 13$56,670$52,3110$0
Police Protection - Officers 69$508,745$88,4770$0
Police - Other 47$239,096$61,0460$0
Firefighters 52$343,865$79,3530$0
Fire - Other 7$37,587$64,4350$0
Correction 8$36,977$55,4660$0
Streets and Highways 16$78,527$58,8950$0
Welfare 22$103,124$56,2499$9,985
Solid Waste Management 17$71,679$50,5970$0
Sewerage 3$18,669$74,6760$0
Parks and Recreation 10$45,559$54,67113$14,719
Housing and Community Development(Local) 18$89,676$59,7840$0
Water Supply 30$166,578$66,6310$0
Local Libraries 5$25,493$61,18310$16,926
Other and Unallocable 36$179,199$59,73313$11,187
Totals for Government 412$2,300,547$67,00663$83,468

Avondale government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,065,000 ($189.15)
    Sewerage: $4,072,000 ($51.13)
    Police Protection: $477,000 ($5.99)
    General - Other: $443,000 ($5.56)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($0.23)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.11)
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000 ($0.10)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $13,673,000 ($171.67)
    Police Protection: $9,671,000 ($121.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,584,000 ($95.22)
    Water Utilities: $7,014,000 ($88.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,648,000 ($45.80)
    Regular Highways: $3,149,000 ($39.54)
    Sewerage: $3,010,000 ($37.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,915,000 ($36.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,657,000 ($20.80)
    Financial Administration: $1,491,000 ($18.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,232,000 ($15.47)
    Health - Other: $536,000 ($6.73)
    Public Welfare - Other: $378,000 ($4.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,736,000 ($46.91)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,208,000 ($15.17)
    General - Other: $265,000 ($3.33)
    Central Staff Services: $145,000 ($1.82)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,250,000 ($291.92)

Avondale government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,946,000 ($87.21)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,404,000 ($42.74)
    All Other: $2,038,000 ($25.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,307,000 ($54.08)
    Fines and Forfeits: $952,000 ($11.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $829,000 ($10.41)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,396,000 ($117.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,249,000 ($128.68)
    Highways: $3,443,000 ($43.23)
    All Other: $682,000 ($8.56)
    Public Welfare: $276,000 ($3.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,673,000 ($284.67)
    Other License: $17,196,000 ($215.91)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,417,000 ($55.46)
    Property: $4,122,000 ($51.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,305,000 ($28.94)

Avondale government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,317,000 ($945.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,795,000 ($901.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,213,000 ($278.90)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,691,000 ($234.68)

Avondale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,010,000 ($1356.13)

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,941 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Arizona average:

5.73%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($605 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.05%
Arizona average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pinal County, AZ  0.51% ($44,215 average AGI)
from Pima County, AZ  0.19% ($38,204)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($40,202)


4.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,651 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.74%
Arizona average:

5.60%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($898 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.42% ($38,492 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($37,819)
to Pima County, AZ  0.14% ($34,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avondale:

  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMYL (1190 AM; 5 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: INTERSTATE B/C SYSTEM OF AZ, INC.)
  • KXEM (1010 AM; 15 kW; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES OF PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGME (910 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KASA (1540 AM; 10 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASA RADIO HOGAR, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFNN (1510 AM; 22 kW; MESA, AZ; Owner: CRC BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFYI (550 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTAR (620 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPHX (1480 AM; 5 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CORP. OF ARIZONA, INC.)
  • KXEG (1280 AM; 3 kW; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF ARIZONA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avondale:

  • KLNZ (103.5 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K220GO (91.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBAQ (89.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSLX-FM (100.7 FM; SCOTTSDALE, AZ; Owner: CACTUS RADIO, INC.)
  • KMLE (107.9 FM; CHANDLER, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKLT (98.7 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZON (101.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKFR (92.3 FM; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESZ (99.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOOL-FM (94.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNIX-FM (102.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KUPD (97.9 FM; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: TEMPE RADIO, INC.)
  • KJZZ (91.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA COUNTY COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KFLR-FM (90.3 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYOT-FM (95.5 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMXP (96.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZZP (104.7 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K240CV (95.9 FM; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ZORBA RESOURCES, INC.)
  • KDKB (93.3 FM; MESA, AZ; Owner: MESA RADIO, INC.)
  • K207CO (89.3 FM; SUN LAKES, AZ; Owner: MARICOPA CNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST)

TV broadcast stations around Avondale:

  • KAET (Channel 8; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K43GV (Channel 43; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEVISION APOGEO DE PHOENIX, LLC)
  • KPHO-TV (Channel 5; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KTVK (Channel 3; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVK, INC.)
  • KPPX (Channel 51; TOLLESON, AZ; Owner: AMERICA 51, L.P.)
  • KUTP (Channel 45; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNX (Channel 12; MESA, AZ; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSAZ-TV (Channel 10; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KSAZ LICENSE, INC.)
  • KASW (Channel 61; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KASW-TV, INC.)
  • K55EH (Channel 55; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KNXV-TV (Channel 15; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTVW-TV (Channel 33; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KTVW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • K53GF (Channel 53; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: SPANISH INDEPENDENT BROADCAST NETWORK, LLC)
  • KDRX-CA (Channel 48; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: NBC TELEMUNDO PHOENIX, INC.)
  • KFPH-CA (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TELEFUTURA PARTNERSHIP OF PHOENIX)
  • KTVP-LP (Channel 64; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAZT-CA (Channel 27; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: KAZT, L.L.C.)
  • KDTP (Channel 39; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION EDUCATORS, INC.)
  • KPAZ-TV (Channel 21; PHOENIX, AZ; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF ARIZONA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Avondale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 399m1,309ftTotal length
  • $26,527,000Total costs
  • 1,464,010Total average daily traffic
  • 90,854Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 122000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Avondale, AZ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1,019$125,014416$102,762611$165,73215$41,605247$93,6052$91,510
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED51$131,46335$113,331104$174,7559$34,17917$92,9883$34,973
APPLICATIONS DENIED178$131,04689$113,878328$167,99631$29,87364$106,8875$76,816
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN106$139,99952$103,054142$162,41211$97,84238$98,3900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS28$135,3257$101,91644$169,7155$131,6928$97,6400$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.02 , 0610.03, 0612.00, 0614.00, 0820.13, 0820.14, 0822.01, 0822.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$134,5936$131,5385$136,234
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$165,9548$235,9651$207,450
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$133,5691$151,4900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$91,0331$175,8900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$215,7300$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0610.02 , 0610.03, 0612.00, 0614.00, 0820.13, 0820.14, 0822.01, 0822.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Avondale and their reported violations in the past:

AVONDALE CITY OF (Address: 399 E LOWER BUCKEYE RD , Population served: 79,335, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-12-2008)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 85 regular monitoring violations
  • 18 other older monitoring violations
LIBERTY WATER LPSCO (Address: 12725 W INDIAN SCHOOL RD , Population served: 34,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 15 minor monitoring violations
  • 87 regular monitoring violations
  • 13 other older monitoring violations
BIG EDDY (Address: STE D101 , Serves TX, Population served: 2,010, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HILL COUNTRY RESORT (Address: STE D101 , Serves TX, Population served: 663, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
PINEY SHORES (Address: STE D101 , Serves TX, Population served: 555, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Avondale that have no violations reported:

  • SILVERLEAF SEASIDE RESORT (Serves TX, Population served: 324, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Hazardous Condition: 5

Incident types - Avondale

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Avondale, AZ

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Avondale, Arizona:

  • Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix-Avondale, 11460 W Hilton Way, Avondale, Arizona 85323 , Phone: (623) 882-3351
  • Homewood Suites Phoenix Avondale, 11450 W Hilton Way, Avondale, Arizona 85323 , Phone: (623) 882-3315, Fax: (623) 882-0664
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Avondale, Arizona
Most common first names in Avondale, AZ among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5569.8 years
Mary4876.5 years
William4571.2 years
John4470.0 years
Robert3767.1 years
Maria3573.6 years
Charles3076.4 years
Jose2870.1 years
George2772.4 years
Frank2573.3 years
Most common last names in Avondale, AZ among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3271.2 years
Garcia2478.0 years
Hernandez2373.5 years
Lopez2170.6 years
Brown1970.7 years
Smith1970.8 years
Gonzales1971.5 years
Rodriguez1665.6 years
Martinez1675.8 years
Williams1566.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Avondale, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1Kroger3
AutoZone1LA Fitness1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Lane Furniture2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster2Long John Silver's1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Marshalls1
Budget Car Rental1Mazda1
Burger King2McDonald's3
Chevrolet1Nike3
Chick-Fil-A1Nissan1
Chipotle1OfficeMax1
Church's Chicken1Old Navy1
Circle K6Panda Express2
Cold Stone Creamery1Payless1
Costco1PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless3Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza2Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx6SONIC Drive-In2
GNC1Sam's Club1
GameStop2Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block2Staples1
Hilton2Starbucks3
Hobby Lobby1Subway4
Home Depot1T-Mobile4
Honda1Taco Bell3
IHOP1Toyota1
Jack In The Box2U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS5
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless4
Johnny Rockets1Village Inn1
Justice1Volkswagen1
KFC2Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1

Avondale compared to Arizona state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Avondale on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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