Avondale, AZ

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2022 Population
89,214
1.3% 1-year growth
US Senator
Kyrsten Sinema
Independent Party
US Senator
Mark Kelly
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.9
2.24% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.7%
7.53% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$76,496
10.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$306,000
21.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
43,767
3.41% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Avondale, AZ had a population of 89.2k people with a median age of 31.9 and a median household income of $76,496. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Avondale, AZ grew from 88,065 to 89,214, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $69,241 to $76,496, a 10.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avondale, AZ are White (Non-Hispanic) (27.4%), White (Hispanic) (21.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (17.1%), Other (Hispanic) (15.3%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.1%).

None of the households in Avondale, AZ reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

91.5% of the residents in Avondale, AZ are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Avondale, AZ are Estrella Mountain Community College (2,334 degrees awarded in 2022), Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (1,081 degrees), and Empire Beauty School-Avondale (69 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Avondale, AZ was $306,000, and the homeownership rate was 59.6%.

Most people in Avondale, AZ drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Avondale, AZ was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Avondale, AZ is home to a population of 89.2k people, from which 91.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 17.5% of Avondale, AZ residents were born outside of the country (15.6k people).

In 2022, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Avondale, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.6k White (Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.5%
2022 Citizenship
90.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 91.5% of Avondale, AZ residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Avondale, AZ was 90.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Avondale, AZ
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    24.5k ± 1.59k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    19.6k ± 1.64k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    15.3k ± 2.21k
55.3%
Hispanic Population
49.3k people

In 2022, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (24.5k people) in Avondale, AZ than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.6k White (Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

55.3% of the people in Avondale, AZ are hispanic (49.3k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    500,763 ± 16,756 people
  2. India
    40,959 ± 4,955 people
  3. Canada
    39,634 ± 4,874 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arizona was Mexico, the natal country of 500,763 Arizona residents, followed by India with 40,959 and Canada with 39,634.

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Foreign-Born Population

17.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.6k people
18.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16k people

As of 2022, 17.5% of Avondale, AZ residents (15.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Avondale, AZ was 18.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,683 ± 394
  2. Vietnam
    964 ± 217
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    868 ± 197

Avondale, AZ has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Avondale, AZ employs 43.8k people. The largest industries in Avondale, AZ are Retail Trade (6,258 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,344 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (3,797 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,194), Public Administration ($61,144), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,656).

Males in Arizona have an average income that is 1.29 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,270. The income inequality in Arizona (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,846
3.41%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Avondale, AZ grew at a rate of 3.41%, from 42.3k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Avondale, AZ, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,184 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,920 people), and Management Occupations (3,283 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Avondale, AZ.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

43.8k
2022 Value
± 1,846
3.41%
1 Year growth
± 5.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Avondale, AZ grew at a rate of 3.41%, from 42.3k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Avondale, AZ, are Retail Trade (6,258 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,344 people), and Transportation & Warehousing (3,797 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Avondale, AZ, though some of these residents may live in Avondale, AZ and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$48,515
Median earning men ± $2,024
$39,424
Median earning women ± $1,900

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,353), Public Administration ($62,057), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($54,545).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($51,618), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,676), and Wholesale Trade ($46,202).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.3%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.15M people employed in Arizona. This represents a 2.3% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.21%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Arizona.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arizona went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 49.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (49.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.52%).

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing the state of Arizona. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arizona

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Kyrsten Sinema
Senator from Arizona1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019
Kyrsten Sinema won election to the Senate as a Democrat in 2018
Mark Kelly
Senator from Arizona3
Assumed office on December 2, 2020
Elected to the seat to succeed Martha McSally, who had been appointed to the seat following the death of John McCain and the resignation of Jon Kyl.

Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly are the senators currently representing Arizona.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arizona

Arizona is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arizona have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Avondale, AZ awarded 3,484 degrees. The student population of Avondale, AZ in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,620 male students and 6,164 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Avondale, AZ are Hispanic or Latino (1,574 and 45.3%), followed by White (934 and 26.9%), Unknown (452 and 13%), and Two or More Races (206 and 5.93%).

The largest universities in Avondale, AZ by number of degrees awarded are Estrella Mountain Community College (2,334 and 67%), Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (1,081 and 31%), and Empire Beauty School-Avondale (69 and 1.98%).

The most popular majors in Avondale, AZ are General Art Studies (719 and 20.6%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (634 and 18.2%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (540 and 15.5%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 11,784 students enrolled in Avondale, AZ, 47.7% men and 52.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 6,269 records, of which 56.8% were women and 43.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 634 degrees awarded
  2. 540 degrees awarded
  3. 194 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Avondale, AZ was Automobile Mechanics Technology with 634 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Avondale, AZ according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,334 degrees awarded
  2. 1,081 degrees awarded
  3. 69 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Estrella Mountain Community College with 2,334 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,799 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Avondale, AZ, which is 1.07 times more than the 1,685 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,574 degrees mean that there were 1.69 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 934 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,040) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($30) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,464) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.03% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.12% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.41M), and Bachelors Degree (1.02M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Avondale, AZ was $306,000 in 2022, which is 1.09 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $252,400 to $306,000, a 21.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Avondale, AZ is 59.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Avondale, AZ have an average commute time of 28.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Avondale, AZ is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Avondale, AZ is $76,496. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Avondale, AZ was Census Tract 610.21 with a value of $131,552, followed by Census Tract 820.21 and Census Tract 822.11, with respective values of $109,698 and $108,774.

Property

$306,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,348
$17,195
Median Property Taxes
±$1,110

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Avondale, AZ the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Avondale, AZ compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

59.6%
Homeownership
2022
69.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 59.6% of the housing units in Avondale, AZ were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 610.21
  2. Census Tract 820.21
  3. Census Tract 822.11

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Avondale, AZ was Census Tract 610.21 with a value of $131,552, followed by Census Tract 820.21 and Census Tract 822.11, with respective values of $109,698 and $108,774.

The following map shows all of the places in Avondale, AZ colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$76,496
Median Household Income
± $3,436
28.8k
Number of Households
± 1,531

In 2022, the median household income of the 28.8k households in Avondale, AZ grew to $76,496 from the previous year's value of $69,241.

The following chart displays the households in Avondale, AZ distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Avondale, AZ is from Arizona.
0.457
2022 Wage GINI in Arizona
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Arizona

In 2022, the income inequality in Arizona was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.545% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Arizona was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arizona in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.1%)
  3. Carpooled (10.6%)

In 2022, 74.8% of workers in Avondale, AZ drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.1%) and those who carpooled to work (10.6%).

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Commute Time

28.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Avondale, AZ have a longer commute time (28.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.72% of the workforce in Avondale, AZ have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Avondale, AZ distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Avondale, AZ have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Avondale, AZ (9.51k out of 88.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Avondale, AZ is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88% of the population of Avondale, AZ has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 6.2% on Medicare, 9.74% on non-group plans, and 1.78% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see 1419 patients per year on average, which represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1448 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1464 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 639 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,419 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Maricopa County, AZ

Primary care physicians in Maricopa County, AZ see an average of 1,419 patients per year. This represents a 2% decrease from the previous year (1,448 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Maricopa County, AZ in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.8% under 18 years, 24.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.73% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

12%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
19.3%
Medicaid
6.2%
Medicare
9.74%
Non-Group
1.78%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Avondale, AZ declined by 3.51% from 12.4% to 12%.

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