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Avondale
  • Suburb of Philadelphia, PA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Avondale is a suburb of Philadelphia with a population of 1,406. Avondale is in Chester County. Living in Avondale offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Avondale and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Avondale are highly rated.

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About Avondale...
Population
1,406

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$225,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,456
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    49%
  • Own
    51%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    0
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    0
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    0
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    6%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    18%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    42%
    national  12%

Working in Avondale

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$74,007
National
$62,843

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