Avondale is a modern city, just west of the Phoenix-metropolitan area. Over the last decade, population growth has increased at a rate of 114%, making Avondale one of the fastest-growing cities in Maricopa County. The current population in Avondale is estimated at 74,000 residents and is projected to rise to 106,000 by 2020. Household income has steadily increased and is currently estimated at over $75,000.
Nestled at the base of the picturesque Estrella Mountains, where the Agua Fria and Gila Rivers meet, Avondale is located along the Interstate10 corridor, and a short commute from downtown Phoenix. Avondale’s freeway development sites are premium locations in the metro area for new stores, restaurants, hotels, offices and business parks, making Avondale a perfect location to own a home for personal use or investment. Over 2.3 million individuals are within a 30-minute radius, and the Phoenix valley wide population is over 4 million.
The quality of life and the variety of cultural, economic, geographic and educational advantages in the area provides a wonderful atmosphere rich in resources and opportunity. Avondale and its residents get to enjoy several recreational activities, an array of dining and entertainment venues, as well as housing to suit any budget. Whether looking for a primary residence or a second home, Avondale can fit your needs. Hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Avondale yearly to experience all types of national sporting events. Avondale is home to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), which hosts two NASCAR races annually attracting nearly 400,000 spectators and hundreds of race teams, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars into the state and local economy. Avondale is also minutes from the University of Phoenix Stadium (home of the NFL Arizona Cardinals), Jobing.com Arena (home to the NHL Phoenix Coyotes) and many Cactus League stadiums.
For nature lovers, Avondale offers wildlife viewing, hiking, biking and trail running opportunities on the developing Tres Rios Recreation Corridor and Maricopa County’s Estrella Mountain Regional Park. The Audubon Society and Bird Life International has recognized the Tres Rios as an “Important Bird Area” with over 150 species of birds attracted to the area.
Opportunities to excel in education are boundless – Avondale is home to Estrella Mountain Community College, Rio@Avondale Learning Center and Universal Technical Institute. Avondale is a wonderful place to live with something for everyone…Come enjoy.