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Avon is a city in Stearns County, in the Saint Cloud metro area.
The community was named for the river in England
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Avon. For links to other places called Avon, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Avon is 45.609N. The longitude is -94.451W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,132 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,320.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Avon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Stearns County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, St. Cloud area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56374 ZIP code.
51% of Avon residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Avon ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Avon was $19,980, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Avon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Avon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $934.
Stearns County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Avon political report.
The average commute time for Avon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Avon include Americinn Avon.
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