Health and Nutrition of Avondale, CO Residents

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Forty nine percent of Avondale residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 21 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of three meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get two of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat two frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Avondale 49.3%
  • County 49.2%
  • Colorado 48.4%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Avondale 20.7
  • County 20.4
  • State 20.7

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.2
  • County 3.5
  • Colorado 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Avondale 1.5
  • County 1.7
  • State 1.9

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Here 1.9
  • County 2.0
  • State 2.0

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Avondale 2.3
  • Pueblo County 3.1
  • State 3.7

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Avondale resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Fifteen percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Nineteen percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Avondale residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 46 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 23 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.9
  • Pueblo County 1.9
  • Colorado 1.9

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Avondale 15.3%
  • Pueblo County 15.4%
  • Colorado 16.7%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 20.1%
  • State 21.7%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Here 45.9%
  • County 47.4%
  • State 46.2%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.0
  • Pueblo County 3.0
  • Colorado 2.8

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Here 3.4
  • Pueblo County 2.9
  • State 2.8

Average number of teeth

  • Here 22.9
  • County 23.3
  • Colorado 23.4

The average height of Avondale residents 16 years and older is 65 inches. The average weight is 176 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 29. Forty percent of people living here are obese. Fifty one percent have ever been obese. Thirty seven percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Avondale 64.9
  • County 65.9
  • Colorado 66.8

Average weight (pounds)

  • Avondale 175.7
  • Pueblo County 177.0
  • Colorado 179.4

Average BMI

  • Here 28.7
  • County 28.8
  • Colorado 28.6

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 40.3%
  • Pueblo County 38.6%
  • State 36.9%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Here 51.4%
  • Pueblo County 49.8%
  • State 48.4%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Avondale 36.7%
  • County 37.3%
  • Colorado 35.9%

Fifty seven percent of Avondale residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Twenty percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Nineteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Nine percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Avondale 56.5%
  • County 61.5%
  • State 64.3%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Pueblo County 23.2%
  • State 24.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • County 21.4%
  • State 22.6%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Avondale 2.0%
  • Pueblo County 2.1%
  • State 2.8%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Avondale 9.2%
  • County 12.6%
  • Colorado 14.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of people living in Avondale have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Fifty two percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Three percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Avondale 9.8%
  • County 10.4%
  • State 9.0%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Avondale 51.9%
  • County 48.8%
  • Colorado 45.3%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 3.0%
  • County 2.9%
  • State 2.8%

Avondale residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Avondale 1.2
  • County 1.1
  • Colorado 1.1

Thirteen percent of Avondale residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Five percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty six percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty five percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Fifteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Eighteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Twenty seven percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Avondale 13.0%
  • Pueblo County 11.7%
  • State 11.7%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Here 5.1%
  • Pueblo County 4.8%
  • State 5.2%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Avondale 65.5%
  • Pueblo County 66.8%
  • State 67.5%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Avondale 24.9%
  • Pueblo County 27.9%
  • Colorado 27.7%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Here 14.6%
  • County 15.8%
  • State 16.5%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 18.2%
  • County 19.7%
  • Colorado 22.4%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Avondale 26.5%
  • Pueblo County 36.1%
  • State 40.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy percent of people living in Avondale are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Avondale 69.7%
  • County 73.3%
  • State 72.6%

Twenty four percent of people living in Avondale have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty four percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty three percent of people in Avondale frequently check their blood cholesterol. Twenty two percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Here 23.9%
  • Pueblo County 22.2%
  • Colorado 19.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Avondale 24.2%
  • County 23.6%
  • Colorado 22.6%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Avondale 43.1%
  • Pueblo County 42.2%
  • State 38.6%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Avondale 22.2%
  • County 19.2%
  • State 16.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Thirty five percent of people living in Avondale use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Avondale 35.0%
  • County 36.4%
  • Colorado 35.9%

Twenty eight percent of Avondale residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Thirty percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Forty one percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Fifty one percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty six percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Twenty one percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Twenty percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Sixteen percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Five percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 28.0%
  • County 26.5%
  • State 26.3%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Here 29.7%
  • County 27.9%
  • State 27.3%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Avondale 41.4%
  • Pueblo County 41.2%
  • State 42.3%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 51.1%
  • County 51.5%
  • Colorado 51.8%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Avondale 25.6%
  • County 27.6%
  • State 28.1%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Here 21.3%
  • County 20.7%
  • Colorado 21.2%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Avondale 20.4%
  • Pueblo County 19.8%
  • State 19.9%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Here 16.2%
  • Pueblo County 14.4%
  • Colorado 14.2%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Here 5.2%
  • Pueblo County 4.3%
  • State 4.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Avondale residents on average take two prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Avondale 1.9
  • Pueblo County 2.0
  • State 1.9

Seventy eight percent of people living in Avondale have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Eleven percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.0 days per month on average. They have 4.6 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 19 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 78.1%
  • Pueblo County 79.5%
  • State 81.2%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 11.3%
  • County 10.9%
  • Colorado 10.0%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Here 4.0
  • County 4.6
  • State 4.9

Average drinks/week

  • Here 4.6
  • Pueblo County 5.5
  • Colorado 5.7

Average days/year people drink much

  • Here 19.0
  • County 21.4
  • Colorado 23.5

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety seven percent of Avondale residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety seven percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Eighty eight percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty eight percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Avondale have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety five percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty seven percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Avondale were 17 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 22 women. He has vaginal sex with 20 women. People living here were on average 21 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on five women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 3.3 men on average. They have had 2.0 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Avondale were 21 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on five men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Avondale has vaginal or anal sex 58 times a year. Forty four percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Avondale 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with seven men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.8 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Fifty seven percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Here 97.4%
  • Pueblo County 97.6%
  • Colorado 97.5%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Avondale 97.0%
  • County 94.3%
  • State 93.7%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Avondale 87.9%
  • County 86.4%
  • Colorado 87.0%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Avondale 48.2%
  • County 49.7%
  • State 50.1%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Avondale 5.0%
  • County 7.4%
  • Colorado 6.7%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 95.1%
  • County 97.3%
  • State 97.4%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Avondale 78.8%
  • Pueblo County 85.4%
  • State 86.8%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 37.0%
  • Pueblo County 39.2%
  • Colorado 40.8%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Avondale 9.4%
  • Pueblo County 10.4%
  • State 11.9%

Average age people first had sex

  • Avondale 17.0
  • Pueblo County 16.9
  • Colorado 16.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 22.2
  • County 28.9
  • State 25.7

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Avondale 20.1
  • County 22.6
  • Colorado 21.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 20.5
  • Pueblo County 20.9
  • State 21.1

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Avondale 4.5
  • County 5.1
  • Colorado 5.4

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Avondale 3.3
  • County 2.7
  • State 2.2

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Avondale 2.0
  • Pueblo County 1.6
  • State 1.2

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Avondale 21.2
  • County 19.6
  • State 19.8

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 4.5
  • County 4.3
  • State 4.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Here 10.4%
  • Pueblo County 9.5%
  • Colorado 8.7%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Here 58.2
  • Pueblo County 59.8
  • Colorado 65.1

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Avondale 44.3%
  • County 49.2%
  • Colorado 55.0%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 7.4
  • Pueblo County 8.7
  • Colorado 10.8

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Avondale 6.5
  • Pueblo County 7.8
  • Colorado 9.7

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Avondale 0.8
  • Pueblo County 0.6
  • Colorado 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 57.1%
  • County 69.7%
  • State 77.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ten percent of households in Avondale use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.8%
  • Pueblo County 10.5%
  • State 9.8%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Avondale 3.9%
  • Pueblo County 4.1%
  • State 4.2%

Avondale residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty six percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Avondale 6.9
  • Pueblo County 6.8
  • State 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Avondale 25.9%
  • County 28.8%
  • State 30.6%

Forty two percent of Avondale residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Here 42.2%
  • County 45.9%
  • State 52.0%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty percent of Avondale residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty three percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Nineteen percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty nine percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend five hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about three hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.2 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Here 20.1%
  • County 20.4%
  • Colorado 22.3%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Avondale 33.3%
  • Pueblo County 37.0%
  • Colorado 38.0%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 33.3%
  • County 30.7%
  • State 31.3%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 19.1%
  • Pueblo County 20.2%
  • State 21.1%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Avondale 39.4%
  • Pueblo County 42.0%
  • State 43.5%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Avondale 5.4
  • Pueblo County 5.9
  • Colorado 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Avondale 2.6
  • County 2.6
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.2
  • County 1.3
  • State 1.3

Nine percent of Avondale residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Four percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Five percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Thirty seven percent are overweight. Eighteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eleven percent of people living in Avondale have ever received a blood transfusion. Twenty three percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Twenty three percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Three percent have coronary heart disease. Two percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Three percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Three percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent have ever had emphysema. Seven percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Three percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Eight percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Here 9.1%
  • County 9.4%
  • Colorado 10.4%

People with anemia (%)

  • Avondale 3.6%
  • Pueblo County 3.3%
  • Colorado 3.1%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Pueblo County 3.6%
  • Colorado 3.7%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 36.7%
  • Pueblo County 35.0%
  • State 33.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Avondale 18.0%
  • County 18.8%
  • Colorado 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Here 11.5%
  • Pueblo County 11.4%
  • State 10.2%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 22.9%
  • County 20.6%
  • Colorado 19.1%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Here 22.8%
  • County 25.3%
  • Colorado 23.0%

People with gout (%)

  • Avondale 3.5%
  • Pueblo County 3.3%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Avondale 2.4%
  • Pueblo County 2.9%
  • Colorado 2.8%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Here 3.3%
  • County 3.3%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Avondale 1.6%
  • Pueblo County 2.1%
  • State 1.8%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Avondale 3.2%
  • Pueblo County 3.8%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • County 3.5%
  • Colorado 3.2%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Avondale 1.4%
  • Pueblo County 2.3%
  • Colorado 2.7%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Avondale 7.1%
  • Pueblo County 7.5%
  • State 6.9%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Avondale 2.3%
  • Pueblo County 2.9%
  • Colorado 3.3%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 3.4%
  • Pueblo County 2.7%
  • State 3.1%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Here 8.2%
  • County 8.1%
  • Colorado 7.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty one percent of births in Avondale were vaginal deliveries. Thirty nine percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.0 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Sixty three percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty eight percent of women breastfeed their children. Eighteen percent of women in Avondale have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Nine percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty nine percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Five percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fifteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Sixteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Avondale 61.4%
  • County 63.7%
  • State 63.3%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Avondale 38.6%
  • Pueblo County 36.3%
  • Colorado 36.7%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Avondale 99.0%
  • Pueblo County 99.2%
  • State 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 63.5%
  • County 60.1%
  • State 59.7%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Avondale 68.2%
  • County 63.1%
  • Colorado 58.7%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Avondale 18.3%
  • County 19.7%
  • Colorado 19.2%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Here 9.4%
  • County 10.5%
  • State 10.2%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Here 69.1%
  • Pueblo County 72.3%
  • Colorado 74.9%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Avondale 4.9%
  • Pueblo County 6.3%
  • Colorado 8.1%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 15.0%
  • County 17.2%
  • Colorado 18.1%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Avondale 16.2%
  • County 18.4%
  • Colorado 16.2%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Avondale report their general health condition on average at 54 percent. Five percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Avondale residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Avondale are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 53.7%
  • County 55.4%
  • State 56.2%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.8%
  • Pueblo County 4.9%
  • Colorado 4.8%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Avondale 36.5%
  • County 38.0%
  • Colorado 40.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Avondale 7.9%
  • Pueblo County 7.6%
  • State 8.2%

People in Avondale spend $389 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 23 percent of their income. The average family in Avondale spends $84 on food at other stores monthly. This is five percent of their income. They spend $140 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is eight percent of their income. They also spend $25 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Avondale $389
  • County $369
  • Colorado $367

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 23.2%
  • Pueblo County 22.6%
  • State 23.8%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Avondale $84
  • Pueblo County $84
  • Colorado $78

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Here 4.6%
  • Pueblo County 4.6%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Avondale $140
  • County $141
  • Colorado $146

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Avondale 7.5%
  • County 7.5%
  • State 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Avondale $25
  • County $30
  • Colorado $27

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Avondale 1.3%
  • Pueblo County 1.2%
  • Colorado 1.3%

People living in Avondale report their general condition of hearing on average at 79 percent. Eighty four percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety five percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Twenty percent of Avondale population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Forty three percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Thirteen percent of people in Avondale had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Avondale 78.9%
  • Pueblo County 79.2%
  • Colorado 79.8%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 83.6%
  • County 81.8%
  • State 79.4%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Avondale 95.4%
  • County 95.3%
  • State 95.1%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Avondale 19.7%
  • County 18.6%
  • State 19.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Avondale 43.1%
  • County 42.2%
  • State 43.1%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Avondale 13.4%
  • Pueblo County 14.3%
  • Colorado 15.6%

Twenty seven percent of Avondale residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Avondale 26.6%
  • Pueblo County 26.7%
  • Colorado 23.7%

Sixteen percent of Avondale residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Twenty one percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Nine percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Ten percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Seven percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Avondale 16.2%
  • County 16.4%
  • Colorado 17.0%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Avondale 21.2%
  • Pueblo County 22.3%
  • Colorado 22.8%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Here 8.8%
  • Pueblo County 8.6%
  • State 8.0%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Here 10.1%
  • County 9.5%
  • State 9.4%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Avondale 7.2%
  • County 7.4%
  • Colorado 6.4%
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