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Avondale, Missouri
—  City  —
Location of Avondale, Missouri
Coordinates: 39°9′19″N 94°32′48″W / 39.15528°N 94.54667°W / 39.15528; -94.54667
Country United States
State Missouri
County Clay
 - Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 - Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 - Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 787 ft (240 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 529
 - Density 3,996.3/sq mi (1,543.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 64117
Area code(s) 816
FIPS code 29-02800[1]
GNIS feature ID 0730051[2]

Avondale is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States. The population was 529 at the 2000 census.



Avondale is located at 39°9′19″N 94°32′48″W / 39.15528°N 94.54667°W / 39.15528; -94.54667 (39.155236, -94.546704)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 529 people, 219 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,996.3 people per square mile (1,571.1/km²). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 1,692.2/sq mi (665.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.52% White, 0.95% African American, 0.76% Native American, 0.38% Asian, 2.08% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.27% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 22.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.84.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 34.6% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,159, and the median income for a family was $38,958. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,372. About 9.6% of families and 10.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.3% of those under age 18 and 2.8% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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