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Avoca is a town in Benton County, in the Fayetteville-Springdale metro area.
The community was named for "sweet vale of Avoca," a line in Thomas Moore's poem, "The Meeting of the Waters"
The latitude of Avoca is 36.401N. The longitude is -94.07W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,362 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 442.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Avoca demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fayetteville-Springdale area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72711 ZIP code.
19% of Avoca residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Avoca ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Avoca was $17,028, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Avoca residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Avoca, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $421. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $745.
Benton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Avoca political report.
The average commute time for Avoca workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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