Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey
Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey
|Borough of Avon-by-the-Sea|
New Pavilion in 2015
Map of Avon-by-the-Sea in Monmouth County. Inset: Location of Monmouth County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||March 23, 1900|
|Named for||Avon, England|
|• Type||Walsh Act|
|• Body||Board of Commissioners|
|• Mayor||John Magrini (term ends December 31, 2019)|
|• Administrator / Municipal clerk||Timothy M. Gallagher|
|• Total||0.541 sq mi (1.403 km2)|
|• Land||0.426 sq mi (1.104 km2)|
|• Water||0.115 sq mi (0.298 km2) 21.27%|
|Area rank||545th of 566 in state|
47th of 53 in county
|Elevation||10 ft (3 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||491st of 566 in state|
41st of 53 in county
|• Density||4,459.1/sq mi (1,721.7/km2)|
|• Density rank||132nd of 566 in state|
13th of 53 in county
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (Eastern (EDT))|
|GNIS feature ID||0885147|
Avon-by-the-Sea (often called simply Avon, pronounced Ah-von) is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States, As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 1,901, 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.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough had a total area of 0.541 square mile (1.403 km2), including 0.426 square mile (1.104 km2) of land and 0.115 square mile (0.298 km2) of water (21.27%).
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.
|Population sources: 1910-1920|
1930-1990 2000 2010
As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,901 people, 901 households, and 476.629 families residing in the borough. The population density was 4,459.1 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 of the borough 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.
There were 901 households out of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.1% were non-families. 40.8% of all households 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.
In the borough, the population was spread out with 16.8% 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 there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 83.5 males.
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 0.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 2,244 people, 1,043 households, and 535 families residing in the borough. The population density was 5,262.9 people per square mile (2,014.9/km2). There were 1,387 housing units at an average density of 3,253.0 per square mile (1,245.4/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.15% White, 0.53% African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.89% Asian, 0.62% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.41% of the population.
As of the 2000 Census, 36.5% of Avon-by-the-Sea residents were of Irish ancestry, the third-highest percentage of any municipality in the United States, and second-highest in New Jersey, among all places with more than 1,000 residents identifying their ancestry.
There were 1,043 households out of which 18.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.8% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.7% were non-families. 41.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the borough the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.4 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $60,192, and the median income for a family was $80,605. Males had a median income of $53,125 versus $35,857 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $41,238. About 2.3% of families and 2.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 4.4% of those age 65 or over.
Avon-by-the-Sea has governed under the Walsh Act since 1919, by a three-member commission. Members of the commission are elected at-large in nonpartisan elections to serve four-year terms of office on a concurrent basis.
As of 2016[update], members of the Avon-by-the-Sea Board of Commissioners are Mayor John Magrini (Commissioner of Public Works, Parks and Public Property), Robert Mahon (Commissioner of Revenue and Finance) and Francis E. Gorman (Commissioner of Public Affairs and Public Safety), all serving concurrent terms of office that end December 31, 2019.
Federal, state and county representation
Avon-by-the-Sea is located in the 4th Congressional district and is part of New Jersey's 30th state legislative district. Prior to the 2011 reapportionment following the 2010 Census, Avon-by-the-Sea had been in the 11th state legislative district. Prior to the 2010 Census, Avon-by-the-Sea had been part of the 6th Congressional District, a change made by the New Jersey Redistricting Commission that took effect in January 2013, based on the results of the November 2012 general elections.
For the 116th United States Congress, New Jersey's Fourth Congressional District is represented by Chris Smith (R, Hamilton Township). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Cory Booker (Newark, term ends 2021) and Bob Menendez (Paramus, term ends 2025).
For the 2018–2019 session (Senate, General Assembly), the 30th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by Robert Singer (R, Lakewood Township) and in the General Assembly by Sean T. Kean (R, Wall Township) and Ned Thomson (R, Wall Township).
Monmouth County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders consisting of five members who are elected at-large to serve three year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats up for election each year as part of the November general election. At an annual reorganization meeting held in the beginning of January, the board selects one of its members to serve as Director and another as Deputy Director. As of 2018[update], Monmouth County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Thomas A. Arnone (R, Neptune City, term as freeholder ends December 31, 2019; term as freeholder director ends 2018), Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian G. Burry (R, Colts Neck Township, term as freeholder ends 2020; term as deputy director ends 2018), John P. Curley (R, Middletown Township, 2018), Patrick G. Impreveduto (R, Holmdel Township, 2020) and Dr. Gerry P. Scharfenberger (R, Middletown Township, 2019; appointed to serve an unexpired term). Constitutional officers elected on a countywide basis are County clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon (R, 2020; Ocean Township), Sheriff Shaun Golden (R, 2019; Howell Township) and Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters (R, 2021; Middletown Township).
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 1,465 registered voters in Avon-by-the-Sea, of which 379 (25.9%) were registered as Democrats, 415 (28.3%) were registered as Republicans and 670 (45.7%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There was one voter registered to another party.
In the 2012 presidential election, Republican Mitt Romney received 63.3% of the vote (662 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 35.7% (373 votes), and other candidates with 1.1% (11 votes), among the 1,053 ballots cast by the borough's 1,530 registered voters (7 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 68.8%. In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John McCain received 57.2% of the vote (680 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama with 40.4% (480 votes) and other candidates with 0.8% (9 votes), among the 1,189 ballots cast by the borough's 1,520 registered voters, for a turnout of 78.2%. In the 2004 presidential election, Republican George W. Bush received 61.5% of the vote (759 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry with 37.2% (459 votes) and other candidates with 0.2% (3 votes), among the 1,234 ballots cast by the borough's 1,605 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 76.9.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 75.4% of the vote (600 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 23.0% (183 votes), and other candidates with 1.6% (13 votes), among the 812 ballots cast by the borough's 1,502 registered voters (16 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 54.1%. In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 64.1% of the vote (583 ballots cast), ahead of Democrat Jon Corzine with 29.6% (269 votes), Independent Chris Daggett with 5.1% (46 votes) and other candidates with 0.4% (4 votes), among the 909 ballots cast by the borough's 1,484 registered voters, yielding a 61.3% turnout.
The Avon School District serves public school students in kindergarten through eighth grade at Avon Elementary School. As of the 2014-15 school year, the district and its one school had an enrollment of 174 students and 14.5 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.0:1.
For ninth through twelfth grades, public school students attend either Asbury Park High School or Manasquan High School, as part of sending/receiving relationships with the respective districts, based on the results of a lottery under which 62.5% of students are sent to Manasquan and 37.5% to Asbury Park.
The Manasquan school also serves students from Belmar, Brielle, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, Spring Lake Heights who attend as part of sending/receiving relationships with their respective districts. As of the 2015-16 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 963 students and 68.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 14.0:1.
Students may also apply to academy schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District, which include the Academy of Allied Health & Science, Biotechnology High School, High Technology High School, Marine Academy of Science and Technology and Communications High School. Students also have the option to attend Academy Charter High School in Lake Como, which accepts students on a lottery basis from the communities of Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Avon-by-the-Sea, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Interlaken and Lake Como.
Roads and highways
As of May 2010[update], the borough had a total of 13.29 miles (21.39 km) of roadways, of which 11.07 miles (17.82 km) were maintained by the municipality, 1.48 miles (2.38 km) by Monmouth County and 0.74 miles (1.19 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
NJ Transit provides bus transportation to Philadelphia on the 317 route and local service on the 830 route. The closest NJ transit train service is at the Belmar station and Bradley Beach station on the North Jersey Coast Line.
According to the Köppen climate classification system, Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa). Cfa climates are characterized by all months having an average mean temperature > 32.0 °F (> 0.0 °C), at least four months with an average mean temperature ≥ 50.0 °F (≥ 10.0 °C), at least one month with an average mean temperature ≥ 71.6 °F (≥ 22.0 °C) and no significant precipitation difference between seasons. During the summer months at Avon-by-the-Sea, a cooling afternoon sea breeze is present on most days, but episodes of extreme heat and humidity can occur with heat index values ≥ 95 °F (≥ 35 °C). On average, the wettest month of the year is July which corresponds with the annual peak in thunderstorm activity. During the winter months, episodes of extreme cold and wind can occur with wind chill values < 0 °F (< -18 °C). The plant hardiness zone at Avon-by-the-Sea Beach is 7a with an average annual extreme minimum air temperature of 3.8 °F (-15.7 °C). The average seasonal (Nov-Apr) snowfall total is between 18 and 24 inches (46 and 61 cm), and the average snowiest month is February which corresponds with the annual peak in nor'easter activity.
|Climate data for Avon-by-the-Sea Beach, NJ (1981-2010 Averages)|
|Average high °F (°C)||40.0
|Daily mean °F (°C)||32.4
|Average low °F (°C)||24.9
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||3.63
|Average relative humidity (%)||64.6||61.7||60.3||62.0||65.7||70.3||69.9||71.5||71.6||69.4||67.5||65.3||66.7|
|Average dew point °F (°C)||21.8
|Climate data for Avon-by-the-Sea Beach, NJ Ocean Water Temperature (19 N Bradley Beach)|
|Daily mean °F (°C)||37
According to the A. W. Kuchler U.S. potential natural vegetation types, Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey would have an Appalachian Oak (104) vegetation type with an Eastern Hardwood Forest (25) vegetation form.
People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Avon-by-the-Sea include:
- Leo P. Carlin (1908-1999), Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1953 to 1962.
- Bronson Howard (1842-1908), dramatist.
- Mischa Levitzki (1898-1941), concert pianist.
- E. Donald Sterner (1894-1983), lumberman and politician who served in both houses of the New Jersey Legislature and as chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee.
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- Policy 5411 High School Assignment, Avon Board of Education. Accessed October 20, 2014. "The Superintendent of Schools shall determine the number of eight h grade students to be assigned to each receiving high school by apportioning 37.5% of those pupils to Asbury Park High School and 62.5% to Manasquan High School. Pupils shall have the right to choose to attend either high school based upon a random form of selection made on a lottery basis."
- Boyd, Alesha Williams. "School districts likely to see overhaul", Asbury Park Press, January 18, 2009. Accessed October 2, 2013. "But Avon Board of Education President John Magrini said he expects that taxpayers in smaller districts would not benefit from regionalization. The 155 students in his K-8 district are sent to Manasquan and Asbury Park high schools through a lottery process after graduating from the elementary district."
- Vellucci, Justin, "Judge to review Avon's school sending policy Hearings could be 4 to 6 months away", Asbury Park Press, July 23, 2004. Accessed October 2, 2013. "Under a policy approved in May, 62.5 percent of Avon high school students will be assigned to go to Manasquan this fall, while 37.5 percent will go to Asbury Park."
- Manasquan Public Schools 2016-17 Report Card Narrative, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed March 15, 2018. "Students from the communities of Avon, Belmar, Brielle, Lake Como, Manasquan, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, and Spring Lake Heights attended MHS in 2016-2017, amassing an enrollment of 960 students. There were 260 students in the senior class, as well as 256 juniors, 220 sophomores, and 224 freshmen."
- Sending Districts, Manasquan Public Schools. Accessed May 29, 2016. "Manasquan High School receives students from seven different districts; Avon, Brielle, Belmar, Lake Como, Sea Girt, Spring Lake, and Spring Lake Heights. Including our Manasquan students, the high school population is just under one thousand students."
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- Mullen, Shannon; Shields, Nancy; and Matheson, Kathy. "Crime, school solutions costly as city seeks rebirth; High school improving, but not enough, many say", Asbury Park Press, January 27, 2005. Accessed October 3, 2013. "It was the day of the charter school's annual lottery, when names of applicants are drawn at random to fill the last remaining slots in next fall's freshman class. Academy Charter, now in its seventh year, is free to students in Asbury Park and the seven nearby towns that are sending districts for Asbury Park High School: Allenhurst, Avon, Belmar, Bradley Beach, Deal, Interlaken and Lake Como, formerly South Belmar."
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- Howard, Bronson. Bronson, Howard, 1842-1908: Founder and President of the American Dramatists Club: Addresses Delivered at the Memorial Meeting Sunday, October 18, 1908, at the Lyceum Theatre, New York, p. 73. Marion Press, 1910. Accessed June 12, 2017. "In the springtime, the tender devotion of those him was rewarded by a gain in strength, so that, when summer came, his removal from his city residence overlooking the Hudson River to Avon-by-the-Sea, a cottage settlement on the New Jersey coast, gave every promise of restored health."
- Staff. "MISCHA LEVITZKI, NOTED PIANIST, DIES; Virtuoso Who Won Acclaim of Audiences Throughout World Succumbs to Heart Attack KNOWN AS CHILD PRODIGY Composer, 42, Made His Debut Here in 1916 After Giving Many Recitals in Europe", The New York Times, January 3, 1941. Accessed December 27, 2016. "Avon-by-the-sea, N. J., Jan 2. - Mischa Levitski, distinguished concert pianist and composer, died suddenly of a heart attack this morning in his home here at the age of 42."
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- Avon-by-the-Sea official website
- Avon Elementary School
- Avon Elementary School's 2015–16 School Report Card from the New Jersey Department of Education
- School Data for the Avon Elementary School, National Center for Education Statistics
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