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Affluent suburb

Avon is a town in Hartford County, in the Hartford metro area.

The community was named for the river in England

The latitude of Avon is 41.794N. The longitude is -72.858W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 276 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 15,832.


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Median household income
Local
$90,934
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Avon demographic reports
Avon is on the Farmington River
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Fisher Meadows Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Living Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Avon residents report German ancestry, and 16% 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 $51,706, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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62% of Avon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Avon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $880.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,933.


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Libraries in Avon include Avon Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Avon restaurants taking online reservations include Max a Mia ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Avon workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Avon between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Avon include Avon Old Farms, Residence Inn Hartford Avon.

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