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Avena is a township in Fayette County.
The latitude of Avena is 39.043N. The longitude is -88.862W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,964.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Avena demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fayette County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62418 ZIP code.
29% of Avena residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Avena ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Avena was $14,078, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Avena residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Avena, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $621.
Fayette County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Avena political report.
The average commute time for Avena workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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