Avalon, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
4,739
0.295% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.8
1.66% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.7%
5.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$50,725
15.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$146,600
14.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Avalon, PA had a population of 4.74k people with a median age of 42.8 and a median household income of $50,725. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Avalon, PA declined from 4,753 to 4,739, a −0.295% decrease and its median household income grew from $43,873 to $50,725, a 15.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Avalon, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (77%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.94%), and White (Hispanic) (1.03%).

None of the households in Avalon, PA 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.

97.3% of the residents in Avalon, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Avalon, PA are Pennsylvania Gunsmith School (215008) (30 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Avalon, PA was $146,600, and the homeownership rate was 42.2%.

Most people in Avalon, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Avalon, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Avalon, PA is home to a population of 4.74k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.68% of Avalon, PA residents were born outside of the country (127 people).

In 2022, there were 4.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.65k people) in Avalon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 741 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 163 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.3% of Avalon, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Avalon, PA was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Avalon, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.65k ± 259
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    741 ± 261
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    163 ± 118
1.62%
Hispanic Population
77 people

In 2022, there were 4.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.65k people) in Avalon, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 741 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 163 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.62% of the people in Avalon, PA are hispanic (77 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.68%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
127 people
3.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
153 people

As of 2022, 2.68% of Avalon, PA residents (127 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Avalon, PA was 3.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    118 ± 57
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    54 ± 39
  3. Korea
    27 ± 22

Avalon, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Avalon, PA employs 2.61k people. The largest industries in Avalon, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (607 people), Finance & Insurance (316 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (295 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($85,776), Educational Services ($69,198), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,382).

Occupations

2.61k
2022 Value
± 353
−5.22%
1 Year decline
± 20%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Avalon, PA declined at a rate of −5.22%, from 2.76k employees to 2.61k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Avalon, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (323 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (256 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Avalon, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.61k
2022 Value
± 353
−5.22%
1 Year decline
± 20%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Avalon, PA declined at a rate of −5.22%, from 2.76k employees to 2.61k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Avalon, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (607 people), Finance & Insurance (316 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (295 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Avalon, PA, though some of these residents may live in Avalon, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,910
Median earning men ± $8,608
$35,469
Median earning women ± $11,156

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($112,917), Manufacturing ($65,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,088).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($64,286), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,750), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% 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 18.1%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

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 Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 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 Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Avalon, PA awarded 30 degrees. The student population of Avalon, PA in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 51 male students and 1 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Avalon, PA are White (30 and 100%), followed by Asian (0 and 0%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Avalon, PA by number of degrees awarded are Pennsylvania Gunsmith School (215008) (30 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Avalon, PA are Gunsmithing (30 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Avalon, PA was $146,600 in 2022, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $128,100 to $146,600, a 14.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Avalon, PA is 42.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Avalon, PA have an average commute time of 23.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Avalon, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$146,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,097
$1,110
Median Property Taxes
±$182

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 Avalon, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

42.2%
Homeownership
2022
49.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 42.2% of the housing units in Avalon, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 43%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 4324
  2. Census Tract 4323

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

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Household Income

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$50,725
Median Household Income
± $7,173
2.63k
Number of Households
± 369

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.63k households in Avalon, PA grew to $50,725 from the previous year's value of $43,873.

The following chart displays the households in Avalon, PA 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 Avalon, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (65.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.6%)
  3. Carpooled (9.2%)

In 2022, 65.4% of workers in Avalon, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.6%) and those who carpooled to work (9.2%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Avalon, PA have a shorter commute time (23.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.865% of the workforce in Avalon, PA 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 Avalon, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Avalon, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Avalon, PA (637 out of 4.66k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Avalon, PA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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

94.9% of the population of Avalon, PA has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 16.6% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 1.07% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see 887 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1031 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 261 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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887 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allegheny County, PA

Primary care physicians in Allegheny County, PA see an average of 887 patients per year. This represents a 0.449% decrease from the previous year (891 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 9.4% under 18 years, 26.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.08%
Uninsured
44.4%
Employer Coverage
16.6%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
1.07%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Avalon, PA grew by 16.1% from 4.38% to 5.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Avalon, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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