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Avon-by-the-sea, new jersey

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Avon-by-the-Sea (often called simply Avon; pronunciation: /ævɒn/, AH-von[19][20]) is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 1,901,[8][9][10] reflecting a decline of 343 (-15.3%) from the 2,244 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 79 (+3.6%) from the 2,165 counted in the 1990 Census.[21]

Avon-by-the-Sea was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1900, from portions of Neptune City.[22] The borough was named for Avon, England,[23][24] or for the Avon Inn, a hotel constructed in 1883.[25]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.40 km2), including 0.43 square miles (1.10 km2) of land and 0.12 square miles (0.30 km2) of water (21.30%).[1][2]

The borough borders the Monmouth County communities of Belmar, Bradley Beach, Neptune City and Neptune Township.[26][27][28]

Avon-by-the-Sea is located on the Atlantic Ocean and is surrounded by two other bodies of water; the south side of Avon is located on the Shark River and the north end of Avon rests on Sylvan Lake.[29]

The 2010 United States Census counted 1,901 people, 901 households, and 477 families in the borough. The population density was 4,459.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,721.7/km2). There were 1,321 housing units at an average density of 3,098.6 per square mile (1,196.4/km2). The racial makeup was 96.95% (1,843) White, 0.32% (6) Black or African American, 0.00% (0) Native American, 0.63% (12) Asian, 0.00% (0) Pacific Islander, 1.26% (24) from other races, and 0.84% (16) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.73% (71) of the population.[8]

Of the 901 households, 17.1% had children under the age of 18; 41.7% were married couples living together; 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present and 47.1% were non-families. Of all households, 40.8% were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.11 and the average family size was 2.94.[8]

16.8% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 19.5% from 25 to 44, 32.8% from 45 to 64, and 23.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.1 years. For every 100 females, the population had 89.5 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 83.5 males.[8]

The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $83,333 (with a margin of error of +/- $10,008) and the median family income was $113,750 (+/- $18,599). Males had a median income of $56,635 (+/- $32,033) versus $58,300 (+/- $5,223) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $58,063 (+/- $6,550). About 1.1% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.[37]

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