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Residential suburb

Avondale is a city in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.

The community was named after nearby ranch.

The latitude of Avondale is 33.435N. The longitude is -112.348W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 54,710.


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Median household income
Local
$49,153
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Avondale demographic reports
Avondale is on the Agua Fria River.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Billy Moore Western Heritage Days - Oct. 26-28, 2007
  • Tres Rios Nature Festival - March 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Avondale web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 148

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Avondale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85329 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Avondale residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Avondale ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Avondale was $16,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Avondale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Avondale festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Avondale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $491.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,141.


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Libraries

Libraries in Avondale include Avondale Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Avondale include West Valley View

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Politics

Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Avondale political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Avondale workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Avondale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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