Avondale

At the start of the 20th century, Avondale’s proximity to the Chicago River and railway corridors attracted industry.

Welcome to Avondale

Once known as the neighborhood of “smokestacks and steeples,” Avondale’s industrial vibe is just one of the reasons Lonely Planet named it one of the hottest neighborhoods in the country.
 
At the start of the 20th century, Avondale’s proximity to the Chicago River and railway corridors attracted industry, including Florsheim Shoes, Olson Rug, and Dad’s Root Beer, whose iconic turret is still visible from the Kennedy Expressway today.
 
The Northwest Side neighborhood’s chill vibe, tree-lined streets, and public transportation have all the makings of a great neighborhood. But Avondale has plenty more to offer, including eateries and bars for every taste – from a Michelin-rated restaurant to longtime neighborhood bars and take-out spots.
 
In addition to bars and restaurants, there is plenty of shopping to do at a mix of unique, locally owned shops. For recreation, residents will have access to the 312 RiverRun trail, a two-mile recreational path that is expected to have the longest pedestrian bridge in the city.
 
Avondale has two CTA Blue Line stops at the Belmont and Addison stations. Several CTA bus routes serve the neighborhood, and there is also easy access to the Kennedy Expressway.

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Overview for Avondale, IL

38,612 people live in Avondale, where the median age is 32.8 and the average individual income is $37,466.52. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,612

Total Population

32.8 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$37,466.52

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Avondale, IL

Avondale has 14,272 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Avondale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 38,612 people call Avondale home. The population density is 18,630.59 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

38,612

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

32.8

Median Age

49.29 / 50.71%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,272

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$37,466.52

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Avondale, IL

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The following schools are within or nearby Avondale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Garcia Lorca Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Yccs-Aspira Pantoja Alt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Reilly Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Aspira Charter - Business and Finance High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Greenfields Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Avondale - Logandale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
1/5
Linne Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
ASPIRA Charter - Early College Prep High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Acero Charter School Network - Carlos Fuentes Campus
PUBLIC
K - 8th
2/5
Pathways in Education Avondale
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
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