Avonia, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2010: 1,205. Population change since 2000: -9.5%
Males: 666  (55.3%)
Females: 539  (44.7%)
Median resident age:  46.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.1 years

Zip codes: 16415.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $61,099 (it was $54,821 in 2000)
Avonia:

$61,099
PA:

$51,230
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,454 (it was $25,709 in 2000)

Avonia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,094 (it was $151,000 in 2000)
Avonia:

$176,094
PA:

$163,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $186,939; Detached houses: $186,939

Median gross rent in 2012: $494.

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  • White alone - 1,178 (97.8%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.08%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Avonia: 94.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.4%), Italian (15.0%), Irish (14.2%), Polish (12.8%), English (8.4%), United States (6.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 670 feet

Land area: 2.61 square miles.

Population density: 461 people per square mile   (low).

Avonia,PA real estate house value index trend

Avonia, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Avonia:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avonia CDP:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

29 residents are foreign born (2.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This place:  2.7%
Pennsylvania:  6.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,629 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,265 (1.8%)

Avonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Erie, PA (10.9 miles , pop. 103,717).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cleveland, OH (82.2 miles , pop. 478,403).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (302.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Girard borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Lake City borough, PA (2.1 miles ), McKean borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Platea borough, PA (2.7 miles ), Erie, PA (3.3 miles ), Cranesville borough, PA (3.3 miles ), Albion borough, PA (3.5 miles ), Edinboro borough, PA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 42.05 N, Longitude: 80.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 814

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

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Avonia, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Avonia, Pennsylvania average temperatures Avonia, Pennsylvania average precipitation Avonia, Pennsylvania humidity Avonia, Pennsylvania wind speed Avonia, Pennsylvania snowfall Avonia, Pennsylvania sunshine Avonia, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Avonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 37% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Avonia place center killed 12 people and injured 82 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/31/1985, a category F4 tornado 18.5 miles away from the place center .

Earthquake activity:

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

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 39.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from Avonia center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.4 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 327.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2006 at 20:11:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from Avonia center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 329.3 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 Erie County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avonia:

  • PLEASANT RIDGE MANOR EAST/WEST (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GIRARD, PA)
  • FAIRVIEW MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FAIRVIEW, PA)
  • MANCHESTER PRESBYTERIAN LODGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ERIE, PA)
  • SAINT MARY'S AT ASBURY RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ERIE, PA)
  • HEARTFELT HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; ERIE, PA)
  • BAYADA NURSES (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ERIE, PA)
  • ASERA CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ERIE, PA)

Amtrak station near Avonia:

  • 11 miles: ERIE (14TH & PEACH ST.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avonia:

  • Gannon University (about 11 miles; Erie, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,760)
  • Mercyhurst University (about 12 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 2,888)
  • Edinboro University of Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; Edinboro, PA; FT enrollment: 6,746)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College (about 16 miles; Erie, PA; FT enrollment: 4,025)
  • Allegheny College (about 29 miles; Meadville, PA; FT enrollment: 2,249)
  • Jamestown Community College (about 55 miles; Jamestown, NY; FT enrollment: 3,384)
  • SUNY at Fredonia (about 56 miles; Fredonia, NY; FT enrollment: 5,523)

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Notable locations in Avonia: Great Lakes Camp (A), Dudas Farms (B), Taylor Farms (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trout Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Erie 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 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.0602. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0602
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.80
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.44
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.9%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.0%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Avonia compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (86%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (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 Avonia CDP (based on Erie County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.81%
Here: 58.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents62.6%9.7%7.5%4.3%2.8%
Congregations16.2%17.7%9.2%8.5%3.8%
NameSalvation ArmyChristian and Missionary AllianceAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.5%2.1%1.4%1.0%6.1%
Congregations0.8%4.2%3.8%3.8%31.9%
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: 46
Erie County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Erie County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Erie County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Erie County:

29.8%
Pennsylvania:

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

12.7%
State:

11.5%

3.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.00%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.03%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Crawford County, PA  0.27% ($29,330 average AGI)
from Allegheny County, PA  0.19% ($41,923)
from Chautauqua County, NY  0.11% ($41,850)


3.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.55%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($406 average AGI)
Erie County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Allegheny County, PA  0.30% ($29,397 average AGI)
to Crawford County, PA  0.25% ($29,060)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.13% ($16,079)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avonia:

  • WRIE (1260 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFNN (1330 AM; 5 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WWOW (1360 AM; 5 kW; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: WWOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFUN (970 AM; 5 kW; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJET (1400 AM; 1 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPSE (1450 AM; 1 kW; ERIE, PA; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PA STATE UN)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avonia:

  • WQHZ (102.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WFGO (94.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXTA (97.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WQLN-FM (91.3 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WEFR (88.1 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WERG (89.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: GANNON UNIVERSITY)
  • WUSE (93.9 FM; FAIRVIEW, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WRKT (100.9 FM; NORTH EAST, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WXKC (99.9 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ERIE, INC.)
  • WRTS (103.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMCE (88.5 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: MERCYHURST COLLEGE)
  • WFSE (88.9 FM; EDINBORO, PA; Owner: EDINBORO UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA)
  • WXXO (104.5 FM; CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WFXJ-FM (107.5 FM; NORTH KINGSVILLE, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGYY (100.3 FM; MEADVILLE, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGOJ (105.5 FM; CONNEAUT, OH; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUZ (94.3 FM; SAEGERTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCTL (106.3 FM; UNION CITY, PA; Owner: INSPIRATION TIME, INC.)
  • WREO-FM (97.1 FM; ASHTABULA, OH; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AJ (98.7 FM; ERIE, PA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Avonia:

  • WJET-TV (Channel 24; ERIE, PA; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF ERIE, L.L.C.)
  • WQLN (Channel 54; ERIE, PA; Owner: PUBLIC B/C OF NW PENN. INC.)
  • WSEE-TV (Channel 35; ERIE, PA; Owner: INITIAL BROADCASTING OF PENNSYLVANIA LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WFXP (Channel 66; ERIE, PA; Owner: MISSION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WICU-TV (Channel 12; ERIE, PA; Owner: SJL OF PENNSYLVANIA, INC.)
  • W48CH (Channel 48; ERIE, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial 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 ORIGINATED3$160,56716$140,57644$157,0555$80,4122$118,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$164,5100$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$93,7308$141,9891$89,3801$15,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$172,1606$150,0750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$192,5051$120,340
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0103.04

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