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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.
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.
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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Avondale was $16,919, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Avondale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Avondale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $491. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,141.
Libraries in Avondale include Avondale Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Avondale include West Valley View
Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Avondale political report.
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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