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Avon, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Avon Census Designated Place had a population of 741 as of July 1, 2020. Avon ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 35.3521 and longitude -75.5104 in Dare County. The formal boundaries for the Avon Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Avon: Kinnakeet.

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Avon, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 741 (100%)
Population in Households 741 (100.0%)
Population in Families 548 (74.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 326
Diversity Index2 18
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,254
Average Household Income $59,806
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $27,467
Wealth Index5 53
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,678 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (14.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 ( 5.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,334 (79.5%)
Median Home Value $276,415
Average Home Value $310,758
Housing Affordability Index3 100
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.45% -0.27%
Households -0.44% -0.18%
Families -0.75% -0.19%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
Owner Occupied HU   0.24%

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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, 2020 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 # 498 33rd
Population Density # 554 25th
Median Household Income # 422 43rd
Housing Affordability Index # 54 7th
Per Capita Income # 283 62nd
Diversity Index # 667 10th

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