Avon is a community in Washington Municipality, Hendricks Region, Indiana, USA. The populace was 12,446 at the 2010 demographics, and also in 2018 the estimated population was 18,343.
The first settlement at Avon was made around 1830. The initial post office at Avon opened as “Smootsdell”, in 1868. It was renamed “Avon” in 1870, and also stayed in operation up until it was stopped in 1902. The present name desires Avon in England.
As of the 2010 demographics, there were 12,446 individuals, 4,457 families, as well as 3,384 families staying in the town. The population density was 874.0 residents per square mile (337.5/ km2). There were 4,742 real estate devices at an ordinary density of 333.0 per square mile (128.6/ km2). The racial make-up of the community was 86.7% White, 5.9% Black, 0.3% Indigenous American, 3.3% Oriental, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.4% from other races, as well as 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any type of race were 4.3% of the populace.
There were 4,457 families of which 45.6% had kids under the age of 18 living with them, 62.5% were married couples cohabiting, 9.3% had a female homeowner without any husband existing, 4.1% had a male homeowner without any spouse present, as well as 24.1% were non-families. 19.4% of all houses were composed of individuals as well as 5.8% had somebody living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The ordinary household dimension was 2.77 as well as the typical family size was 3.20.
The typical age in the community was 33.9 years. 30.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.6% were in between the ages of 18 as well as 24; 31.7% were from 25 to 44; 23.6% were from 45 to 64; as well as 8% were 65 years old or older. The sex make-up of the town was 48.3% male as well as 51.7% lady.
The Avon Senior high school marching band is well known throughout the nation. The Avon Indiana Marching Black and Gold, led by Jay Webb, Matt Harloff, Daniel Wiles, Karl Hartman, and Robert Burns, was rated top in the state of Indiana by the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) seven years straight (2 times in Course B, 5 times in Class A). The winning touch finished during the ISSMA state champion on November 1, 2008 when they placed 2nd. They once more put first in Class A on October 31, 2009 and also on October 30, 2010, noting their 9th state champion in only 10 years. On November 15, 2008, they were rated as the best high school marching band in the country, positioning first throughout Bands of America Grand Nationals for the first time in the school’s history. The lengthiest successive and also undisturbed championship game streak is three years, held by three schools: Marian Catholic Senior High School (1987, 1988, 1989), Avon High School (2008, 2009, 2010) and Carmel High School (2016, 2017, 2018).