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Avon is a township in Lake County, in the Chicago-Naperville-Joliet metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Avon. For links to other places called Avon, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Avon is 42.356N. The longitude is -88.063W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 784 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 60,113.
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21% of Avon residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $21,887, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% 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 $659. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,379.
Lake 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 34 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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