Avon, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Avon, North Carolina - Basic Facts

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The Avon Census Designated Place had a population of 793 as of July 1, 2016. Avon ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avon is located at latitude 35.3368 and longitude -75.5118 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Avon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Dare County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Avon Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628612) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Avon Census Designated Place is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Dare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avon population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Avon: Kinnakeet.

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Avon, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 793
Population in Households 793
Population in Familes 589
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 337
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,720 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (15.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 110 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,353 (78.7%)
Median Home Value $291,667
Average Home Value $351,946


Median Household Income $44,465
Average Household Income $63,240
Per Capita Income $28,954
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.5%
Households 0.31% 0.54%
Families -0.14% 0.43%
Median Household Income   3.01%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Avon, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avon to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 480 35th
Population Density1 # 544 27th
Diversity Index2 # 676 9th
Median Household Income # 273 63rd
Per Capita Income # 128 83rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.