Avondale is located in Arizona.
Avondale, Arizona has a population of
The median household income in Avondale, Arizona is
The median household income for the surrounding county is $52,224
compared to the national median of $50,935.
The median age of people living in Avondale is
The average high temperature in July is 107
degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 36 degrees.
The average rainfall is approximately 8.2 inches
per year, with 0 inches of snow per year.
No weather information available.
Located 15 miles southwest of downtown Phoenix, Avondale prides itself as a wonderful community for people to live, work and play. As one of the area’s fastest growing communities, the city strives to provide open spaces and recreational opportunities for its residents, offering a wide variety of events and activities through its Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. Avondale has been affectionately referred to as "Arizona's Salad Bowl" due to an abundant variety of crops found growing there year round, although the city is transitioning from an agricultural economy to one based on light industry and commercial enterprises. The town's residents enjoy the advantages of parks, nature trails, a golf course, ball parks, and picnic and recreation areas.
Activities and Attractions
Avondale celebrates its colorful past at the annual Billy Moore Western Heritage Days held in October. Festivities include parades, carnivals, Burro races, and golf tournaments. Avondale is home to the Phoenix International Raceway, host of many important auto races each year, including the Copper World Classic in February, and the NASCAR Winston Cup Dura-Lube 550. The White Tanks Mountain Regional Park to the northwest is a 26,000-acre park with hiking trails, a waterfall and scenic desert vistas.