Avon, South Dakota

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Avon is a city in Bon Homme County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 561 at the 2000 census.



Avon is located at 43°0′24″N 98°3′33″W / 43.00667°N 98.05917°W / 43.00667; -98.05917 (43.006780, -98.059092)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²), all of it land.

Avon has been assigned the ZIP code 57315, and the FIPS place code 02900.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 561 people, 272 households, and 162 families residing in the city. The population density was 873.2 people per square mile (338.4/km²). There were 318 housing units at an average density of 495.0/sq mi (191.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.86% White and 2.14% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 272 households out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.1% were non-families. 39.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 32.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 90.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $27,656, and the median income for a family was $35,000. Males had a median income of $27,500 versus $16,607 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,089. About 8.1% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 7.9% of those age 65 or over.

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