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Population in 2012: 78,256 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +118.1%
Males: 38,405  (49.1%)
Females: 39,851  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  28.1 years
Arizona median age:  36.6 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,237 (it was $49,153 in 2000)
Avondale:

$51,237
AZ:

$47,826
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,702

Avondale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $117,600 (it was $122,500 in 2000)
Avondale:

$117,600
AZ:

$151,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $215,549; Detached houses: $236,764; Townhouses or other attached units: $126,184; In 2-unit structures: $173,625; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $116,412; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,589; Mobile homes: $50,125; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $462,047

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,012.

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  • Hispanic - 43,478 (55.5%)
  • White alone - 21,405 (27.3%)
  • Black alone - 8,861 (11.3%)
  • Asian alone - 2,722 (3.5%)
  • Two or more races - 1,033 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 436 (0.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 218 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 119 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avondale: 91.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.1%), Irish (6.1%), English (4.9%), United States (3.2%), Italian (2.2%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: MST (no DST) time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 41.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,897 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Avondale:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avondale city:

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

13,285 residents are foreign born (12.1% Latin America).

This city:  15.6%
Arizona:  13.4%



According to our research of Arizona and other state lists there were 30 registered sex offenders living in Avondale, Arizona as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Avondale to the number of sex offenders is 2,609 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,209 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,076 (1.2%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.45 N, Longitude: 112.32 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -36,386 (-46.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,753 (13.1%)

Avondale household income distribution Avondale home values distribution

Property values in Avondale, AZ

Crime rates in Avondale (2000):

  • 1 murder (3.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (18.2 per 100,000)
  • 37 robberies (112.2 per 100,000)
  • 110 assaults (333.7 per 100,000)
  • 461 burglaries (1398.3 per 100,000)
  • 1,209 thefts (3667.2 per 100,000)
  • 232 auto thefts (703.7 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 448.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.1)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 155 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Arizona average:

1.99

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Avondale, Arizona accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Arizona:

8.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +18,331 (+104.4%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Avondale-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Arizona state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/14/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Avondale city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1968, a category F2 tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Avondale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Arizona state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/1991 at 21:37:27, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/8/2000 at 03:18:09, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Avondale center
Magnitude types: local magnitude (ML)

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: 8, Storms: 8, Fires: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Nick Harris - College football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Avondale:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Avondale, AZ

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.

Local government website: www.avondale.org

Colleges/Universities in Avondale:

  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (Full-time enrollment: 3,088; Location: 10695 West Pierce Street; Private, for-profit; Website: uticorp.com)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (FT enrollment: 2,121; Location: 3000 N Dysart Rd; Public; Website: www.emc.maricopa.edu)
  • Southwest Skill Center-Campus of Estrella Mountain Community College (FT enrollment: 282; Location: 3000 N Dysart Rd; Public)
  • Empire Beauty School-Avondale (FT enrollment: 152; Location: 9945 W McDowell Road #112; Private, for-profit; Website: www.empire.edu)
  • Maricopa Beauty College LLC (FT enrollment: 81; Location: 515 W Western Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.maricopabeautycollege.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Avondale:

  • Glendale Community College (about 11 miles; Glendale, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 7,126)
  • Grand Canyon University (about 12 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 7,534)
  • Phoenix College (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,051)
  • Apollo College-Phoenix Inc (about 14 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,844)
  • Western International University (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 2,927)
  • Argosy University-Phoenix Online Division (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,792)
  • Everest College-Phoenix (about 15 miles; Phoenix, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,060)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Avondale:

Private elementary/middle schools in Avondale:

  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 246; Location: 13720 W THOMAS RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CORNERSTONE KIDZ (Students: 99; Location: 11301 W INDIAN SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LA PETITE ACADEMY (Students: 65; Location: 13003 W MCDOWELL RD; Grades: PK - KG)
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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
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.5. This is about average.
City:

37.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.437. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.437
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.29
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 34.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.88
U.S.:

9.59

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

AVONDALE, CITY OF (Population served: 60000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.1%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Avondale, AZ

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 compared to Arizona state average:

Avondale, Arizona environmental map by EPA

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  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Avondale, Arizona:

  • Oakwood Worldwide At Rio Santa Fe, 13015 Rancho Santa Fe Blvd, Avondale, AZ 85323 , Phone: (800) 510-4559, Fax: (480) 968-8860
  • Hilton Garden Inn Phoenix-Avondale, 11460 W Hilton Way, Avondale, AZ 85323 , Phone: (623) 882-3351
  • Homewood Suites Phoenix Avondale, 11450 W Hilton Way, Avondale, AZ 85323 , Phone: (623) 882-3315, Fax: (623) 882-0664
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Avondale, Arizona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Avondale travel time to work - commute


Avondale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.73%
Here39.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishAssemblies of God
Adherents43.4%12.6%6.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations5.9%24.2%8.1%1.3%5.7%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents4.2%2.7%2.1%1.9%17.2%
Congregations3.7%3.2%1.0%1.8%45.2%
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: 501
Here:

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.
Arizona:

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
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.86 / 10,000 pop.
Arizona:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Maricopa County:

7.7%
State:

8.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

22.5%
State:

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

14.8%
Arizona:

14.2%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 37$168,406$54,6181$1,021
Other Government Administration 38$189,262$59,7671$928
Judicial and Legal 10$40,631$48,7571$1,459
Police Protection - Officers 89$486,011$65,5307$5,248
Police - Other 54$127,228$28,2731$263
Firefighters 49$294,017$72,0040$0
Fire - Other 8$24,420$36,6300$0
Streets and Highways 32$145,431$54,5370$0
Welfare 22$79,091$43,1415$6,089
Solid Waste Management 22$88,254$48,1390$0
Sewerage 15$67,627$54,1020$0
Parks and Recreation 17$53,548$37,7998$6,106
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$13,687$82,1220$0
Water Supply 35$131,483$45,0800$0
Transit 1$6,631$79,5720$0
Local Libraries 8$27,730$41,5955$8,539
Other and Unallocable 25$77,660$37,27713$9,514
Totals for Government 464$2,021,117$52,27042$39,167

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $15,065,000 ($192.51)
    Sewerage: $4,072,000 ($52.03)
    Police Protection: $477,000 ($6.10)
    General - Other: $443,000 ($5.66)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($0.23)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.12)
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,000 ($0.10)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $13,673,000 ($174.72)
    Police Protection: $9,671,000 ($123.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,584,000 ($96.91)
    Water Utilities: $7,014,000 ($89.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,648,000 ($46.62)
    Regular Highways: $3,149,000 ($40.24)
    Sewerage: $3,010,000 ($38.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,915,000 ($37.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,657,000 ($21.17)
    Financial Administration: $1,491,000 ($19.05)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,232,000 ($15.74)
    Health - Other: $536,000 ($6.85)
    Public Welfare - Other: $378,000 ($4.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,736,000 ($47.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $1,208,000 ($15.44)
    General - Other: $265,000 ($3.39)
    Central Staff Services: $145,000 ($1.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,250,000 ($297.10)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,946,000 ($88.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,404,000 ($43.50)
    All Other: $2,038,000 ($26.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,307,000 ($55.04)
    Fines and Forfeits: $952,000 ($12.17)
    General Revenue, NEC: $829,000 ($10.59)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,396,000 ($120.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $10,249,000 ($130.97)
    Highways: $3,443,000 ($44.00)
    All Other: $682,000 ($8.71)
    Public Welfare: $276,000 ($3.53)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $22,673,000 ($289.73)
    Other License: $17,196,000 ($219.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,417,000 ($56.44)
    Property: $4,122,000 ($52.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,305,000 ($29.45)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,317,000 ($962.44)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,795,000 ($917.44)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,213,000 ($283.85)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,691,000 ($238.84)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,010,000 ($1380.21)

7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.17%
Arizona average:

8.20%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($585 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.14%
Arizona average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($42,786 average AGI)
from Pinal County, AZ  0.24% ($41,886)
from Pima County, AZ  0.23% ($41,401)


5.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.18%
Arizona average:

5.96%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($856 average AGI)
Maricopa County:

0.08%
Arizona average:

0.10%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Pinal County, AZ  0.70% ($51,347 average AGI)
to Yavapai County, AZ  0.17% ($50,328)
to Pima County, AZ  0.17% ($44,290)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 24
Total length: 221 meters (725ft)
Total costs: $12,006,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,352,884
Total average daily truck traffic: 351,476

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 8
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 9
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

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

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
Businesses in Avondale, AZ
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1LA Fitness1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture2
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Little Caesars Pizza1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster2Marshalls1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1McDonald's3
Budget Car Rental1Nike3
Burger King2OfficeMax1
Chick-Fil-A1Old Navy1
Chipotle1Panda Express2
Church's Chicken1Payless1
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Costco1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless3RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Red Robin1
Discount Tire1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza2SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx6Sam's Club1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop2Staples1
H&R Block2Starbucks3
Hobby Lobby1Subway4
Home Depot1T-Mobile4
IHOP1Taco Bell3
Jack In The Box2U-Haul1
Jamba Juice1UPS5
Jimmy John's1Verizon Wireless4
Johnny Rockets1Village Inn1
KFC2Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
Kroger3
Browse common businesses in Avondale, AZ


Avondale on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 50,000+)"
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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the hottest summers (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents (pop 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #64 (85037) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (85323) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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