Avilla, Indiana

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Avilla is a town in Allen Township, Noble County, Indiana, United States. The population was 2,049 at the 2000 census but has grown to approximately 2,417 in 2008.


Avilla is located at 41°21′50″N 85°14′11″W / 41.36389°N 85.23639°W / 41.36389; -85.23639 (41.363977, -85.236524)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there are 2,049 people, 780 households, and 520 families residing in the town. The population density is 1,499.1 people per square mile (577.5/km²). There are 818 housing units at an average density of 598.5/sq mi (230.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town is 97.32% White, 0.20% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.44% Asian, 0.24% from other races, and 1.66% from two or more races. 1.02% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 780 households out of which 35.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% are married couples living together, 8.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% are non-families. 28.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the town the population is spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 32.2% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $42,014, and the median income for a family is $48,800. Males have a median income of $36,773 versus $22,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,591. 5.7% of the population and 3.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.6% of those under the age of 18 and 4.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Newspapers: AvilLaOtto NooZ publishes weekdays at avilla.org, and publishes Indiana's first email newspaper. Kendallville Mall-NooZ mails 14,000 community newspapers to Avilla and Kendallville homes, and the surrounding area, and hosts a local news and local ads website at kendallvillemall.com. These printed and online newspapers are published by Scher Maihem Publishing in Avilla, since 1995.

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