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Avondale, Colorado
Location in Pueblo County and the State of Colorado
Location in Pueblo County and the State of Colorado
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County Pueblo County
 • Type unincorporated community
 • Total 3.8 sq mi (9.7 km2)
 • Land 3.7 sq mi (9.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
4,557 ft (1,389 m)
 • Total 674
 • Density 198.4/sq mi (77.7/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 719
FIPS code 08-04165
GNIS feature ID 0204801

Avondale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. It is part of the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 674 at the 2010 census. The Avondale Post Office has the ZIP Code 81022.

A post office called Avondale has been in operation since 1892. The name Avondale is derived from Stratford-upon-Avon.


Avondale is located at 38°14′18″N 104°21′17″W / 38.23833°N 104.35472°W / 38.23833; -104.35472 (38.238376, -104.354748).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), of which, 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (2.13%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 754 people, 251 households, and 200 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 205.2 people per square mile (79.3/km²). There were 276 housing units at an average density of 75.1 per square mile (29.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.01% White, 0.13% African American, 4.11% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.13% Pacific Islander, 5.84% from other races, and 4.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 64.06% of the population.

There were 251 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.3% were non-families. 13.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 107.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,229, and the median income for a family was $31,071. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $24,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,529. About 12.3% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.7% of those under age 18 and 23.9% of those age 65 or over.

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