Community Characteristics

Geography:

Distance from Avon Lake:
Cleveland, Ohio                     Approximately 25 miles
Sandusky, Ohio Approximately 50 miles
Akron, Ohio Approximately 60 miles
Toledo, Ohio Approximately 100 miles
Columbus, Ohio Approximately 100 miles
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Approximately 150 miles
Cincinnati, Ohio Approximately 240 miles

 Demographics:

Total Population 23,000
White 96%
Black 1%
Hispanic/Latino 2%
Others 1%
Median Age  41.8

Quality of Labor Force (2012):

High School or Higher                 96.1%  
Bachelor's Degree or Higher        49.3%  
Graduate or Professional Degree  18.4%  

 

Real Estate:

Housing Units 9,411                                          
Home Ownership Rates 82.5%
Median Value Owner Occupied Housing $217,400
Median Gross Rent $884

Transportation Infrastructure:

Federal Highways                                                     I-90, I-80, I-480                                 
State Highways 2, 20, 57, 301, 113
Lorain County Regional Airport 1 Runway: 5002 feet long, 100 feet wide
Norfolk Southern Railroad (East/West)  
Chessie Railroad (North/South)  
AmTrak Station Served by the Capitol Limited (Washington, D.C., to Chicago, running 764 miles (1,230 km) via Pittsburgh and Cleveland) and the Lake Shore Limited (Chicago, Illinois and Albany, New York) routes.
Greyhound Station 40 East Avenue, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Educational Institutions:

Avon Lake High School
Troy Intermediate School
Learwood Middle School 
Eastview Elementary School
Erieview Elementary School
Redwood Elementary School
Westview Elementary School
 

Parks & Recreation:

Bleser Park 32800 Electric Blvd.
Miller Rd. Park 33760 Lake Rd.
Weiss Field Park 33401 Webber Rd.
Walker Rd. Park 31621 Walker Rd.
Veterans Memorial Park 32756 Lake Rd.
Various Neighborhood or Pocket Parks  
     Inwood Park 347 Inwood Dr.
     Overlook Park Oakwood & Forest Dr.
     Point Park 33440 Electric Blvd.
     Resatar Park 31755 Electric Blvd.
     Russ Lynch Bicentennial Park 33133 Electric Blvd.
     Sunset Park Division Dr. & Sunset Dr.
     Wedgewood Park Wedgewood Dr. & Jaycox Dr.

 


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