Avondale, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Avondale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Avondale had a population of 1,456 as of July 1, 2016. Avondale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avondale is located at latitude 39.8262 and longitude -75.7813 in Chester County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Avondale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Chester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Borough of Avondale (GNIS ID: 1215066) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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Avondale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,456
Population in Households 1,456
Population in Familes 1,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,011
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 3.97
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 390 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (47.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 183 (46.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $231,429
Average Home Value $279,891


Median Household Income $59,781
Average Household Income $69,656
Per Capita Income $17,558
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.28% 1.58%
Households 1.76% 1.38%
Families 1.6% 1.27%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Avondale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avondale to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 784 56th
Population Density1 # 429 76th
Diversity Index2 # 6 100th
Median Household Income # 386 78th
Per Capita Income # 1709 3rd

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