The small city of Avondale, Arizona is home to approximately 81,000 people. Young children make up a higher percentage of the population here (8%) than nationally (6%), making it a nice place to raise a family, while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's residents, at an average age of just under 33, are younger than most cities in Arizona. A narrow majority of residents own their homes (54%) as opposed to renting (46%) in Avondale. At $1,119 a month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.
Averaging about 31 minutes, the commute time for Avondale residents is longer than the Arizona average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (43%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit is not extensively used. Relatively few residents walk to work.
Many Avondale residents work in one of two industries: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries make up 14% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 10% of the city's population works in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. With an average annual income of nearly $66K, Avondale workers earn roughly the same as their peers elsewhere in Arizona. However, Avondale compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Among residents over the age of 25 in Avondale, 8% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 3% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate.