Avon-by-the-Sea Borough
301 Main Street
Avon, NJ 07717
Phone: (732) 502-4510
Fax: (732) 774-0605

Community Profile

As of the census of 2000, there are 2,244 people, 1,043 households, and 535 families residing in the borough. The population density is 5,262.9/mi². There are 1,387 housing units at an average density of 3,253.0/mi². The racial makeup of the borough is 97.15% White, 0.53% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 2.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,043 households out of which 18.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% are married couples living together, 6.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 48.7% are non-families. 41.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the borough the population is spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.4 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $60,192, and the median income for a family is $80,605. Males have a median income of $53,125 versus $35,857 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $41,238. 2.7% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 3.0% are under the age of 18 and 4.4% are 65 or older.

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