Community Profile for Avondale, Arizona  Credit: Arizona Commerce Authority

 

The vibrant community of Avondale is ideally located along Interstate-10 and State Route 101 in the Southwest Metropolitan Phoenix hub. Nestled at the base of the scenic Estrella Mountains where the Agua Fria, Salt and Gila Rivers meet, Avondale truly is located in the heart of Arizona –on the designated midpoint of the state, where the baseline and meridian points conjoin. Avondale boasts a proud, diverse and friendly community, welcoming visitors to scenic nature, safe and attractive neighborhoods and a close-knit historic downtown. Lifelong residents and newcomers enjoy a community that focuses on family and feels like home. Avondale living stands apart, offering a special quality of life that is inclusive, affordable and enjoyable, with homes in virtually every price range and a local government that is closely engaged with its residents while strongly supporting business and growth.

Opportunity lives here! Avondale’s active Economic Development Team is dedicated to meeting the ongoing local demand for employment with an emerging healthtech corridor, new offices, business parks, light manufacturing and power retail centers, and more than 400 industrial/employment acres in various stages of design and construction. With rapid growth and a median age of 29.7, Avondale attracts a variety of quality businesses and employers to the area, and offers open spaces and recreational amenities. Approximately 78,090 residents call Avondale home.

From the soccer fields of Friendship Park to the high velocity excitement of Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), Avondale has something for everyone. Almost 200 acres of parks and 7.5 miles of lakeside trails invite activities for every outdoor enthusiast. For the sports lover, PIR is billed as the world’s fastest one-mile paved oval and plays host to multiple NASCAR events annually, each attracting more than 200,000 fans and hundreds of race teams, contributing hundreds of millions of dollars to the state and local economy. Just off I-10, is the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex, offering 83,000 square feet of indoor arena sports, while Friendship Park, with its 10 multipurpose fields, hosts soccer tournaments and special events year round. As the only valley city where three rivers converge, Avondale celebrates its lush natural resources with the Tres Rios Nature Festival each spring. The scenic Base and Meridian Wildlife area, a rich riparian habitat located along the Gila River abounds with many species of fish, birds and wildlife and has been designated as a significant birding corridor by the National Audubon Society.

The City of Avondale offers a broad range of community facilities including the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex, the Tri-City West Thornwood Boys and Girls Club, nine local parks including regionally known Friendship Park & Festival Fields, a civic center campus and amphitheater, a civic center library, the Sam Garcia Western Avenue Library, the Avondale Community Center/Senior Center and a family resource center in our charming historic downtown.

 

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West Valley View, 1050 E Riley Dr., Avondale, AZ 85323

The View is an independent, free, weekly newspaper published each Wednesday. It was founded in 1986 by Elliott Freireich. In 2009 the newspaper moved into a 35,000-square-foot office/printing facility that houses a 12-unit newspaper web press.

 The newspaper covers events that occur and are of interest to the residents of our community. It covers: local businesses, local government, local school districts, Estrella Mountain Community College, high school sports, and provides a forum for ideas in editorials and letters to the editor. It also provides a marketplace for local businesses to advertise their goods and services.

Avondale Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Avondale

11933 W Tonto Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11933 W Tonto Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5969697)
3 beds 2 baths 2,013 sqft $230,000
11010 W Mountain View Drive Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11010 W Mountain View Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5969667)
3 beds 2 baths 1,560 sqft $220,000
3720 N Crystal Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 3720 N Crystal Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5969555)
4 beds 2 baths 1,866 sqft $265,000
11017 W Dana Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11017 W Dana Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5969482)
4 beds 3 baths 3,260 sqft $355,000
3514 N Heather Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 3514 N Heather Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5969332)
5 beds 3 baths 2,507 sqft $315,000
12470 W Elwood Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12470 W Elwood Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5969285)
4 beds 2 baths 2,028 sqft $269,500
12526 W Coldwater Springs Boulevard Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12526 W Coldwater Springs Boulevard, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5969303)
4 beds 2 baths 1,678 sqft $239,750
11102 W Lewis Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11102 W Lewis Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5969247)
3 beds 2 baths 2,313 sqft $336,500
12405 W Monroe Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12405 W Monroe Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5969063)
4 beds 2 baths 1,700 sqft $265,000
2302 S 114th Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 2302 S 114th Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5968940)
5 beds 3 baths 2,376 sqft $300,000
11856 W Sherman Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11856 W Sherman Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5968783)
5 beds 4 baths 3,674 sqft $310,000
12455 W Palm Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12455 W Palm Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968561)
3 beds 2 baths 1,899 sqft $300,000
11318 W Rosewood Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11318 W Rosewood Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968511)
4 beds 3 baths 2,501 sqft $230,000
12879 W Windsor Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12879 W Windsor Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968459)
2 beds 2 baths 1,313 sqft $215,000
10401 W Ashbrook Place Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10401 W Ashbrook Place, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968317)
4 beds 2 baths 1,950 sqft $250,000
12613 W Columbus Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12613 W Columbus Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968249)
3 beds 3 baths 1,922 sqft $259,900
701 N 1st Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 701 N 1st Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5968199)
3 beds 2 baths 1,215 sqft $229,000
10765 W Monte Vista Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10765 W Monte Vista Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968171)
3 beds 2 baths 1,573 sqft $259,000
11872 W Alvarado Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11872 W Alvarado Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5968151)
4 beds 3 baths 2,449 sqft $294,000
11950 W Jackson Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11950 W Jackson Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5968078)
4 beds 3 baths 1,669 sqft $255,000

Sold Listings in Avondale

12386 W Turney Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12386 W Turney Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5950653)
4 beds 3 baths 2,226 sqft $270,000
10610 W Windsor Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10610 W Windsor Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5954317)
3 beds 2 baths 1,758 sqft $215,000
609 E Whyman Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 609 E Whyman Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5944922)
4 beds 2 baths 2,061 sqft $276,000
10482 W Ashbrook Place Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10482 W Ashbrook Place, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5946323)
3 beds 3 baths 1,734 sqft $234,900
12825 W Whitton Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12825 W Whitton Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5915758)
4 beds 3 baths 2,238 sqft $289,000
11317 W Rosewood Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11317 W Rosewood Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5957855)
5 beds 3 baths 3,289 sqft $339,000
11618 W La Reata Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11618 W La Reata Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5931571)
3 beds 2 baths 2,155 sqft $270,000
209 E Harrison Drive Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 209 E Harrison Drive, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5868455)
4 beds 3 baths 2,342 sqft $268,950
1811 N 120th Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 1811 N 120th Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5946914)
3 beds 2 baths 1,514 sqft $227,000
108 S 110th Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 108 S 110th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5921373)
4 beds 2 baths 1,898 sqft $255,000
11268 W Buchanan Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11268 W Buchanan Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5924071)
3 beds 3 baths 1,806 sqft $233,000
4209 N 123rd Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 4209 N 123rd Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5944133)
3 beds 2 baths 1,305 sqft $212,000
11396 W Locust Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11396 W Locust Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5943402)
4 beds 2 baths 1,834 sqft $230,000
12638 W Indianola Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12638 W Indianola Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5941018)
3 beds 2 baths 1,530 sqft $210,000
11517 W Palm Brook Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11517 W Palm Brook Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5936681)
5 beds 3 baths 2,803 sqft $330,000
2218 N 118th Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 2218 N 118th Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5931860)
4 beds 2 baths 2,052 sqft $275,000
12317 W Wilshire Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12317 W Wilshire Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5930918)
4 beds 2 baths 2,335 sqft $328,000
11010 W Sieno Place Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11010 W Sieno Place, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5918771)
3 beds 2 baths 2,400 sqft $285,000
12732 W Wilshire Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12732 W Wilshire Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5917413)
3 beds 2 baths 2,277 sqft $345,000
2413 N 127th Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 2413 N 127th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5893196)
4 beds 2 baths 2,335 sqft $305,000

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Avondale School Data

Avondale School Districts

Agua Fria Union High School District
9-12
http://www.aguafria.org
Avondale Elementary District
PK-8
http://www.avondale.k12.az.us
Littleton Elementary District
PK-8
http://littletonaz.org
Imagine Avondale Elementary Inc.
PK-8
http://www.imagineavondale.com
Imagine Avondale Middle Inc.
6-8

Avondale Schools

Agua Fria High School
9-12, public
http://www.aguafria.org
Michael Anderson
PK-8, public
http://www.avondale.k12.az.us/michael_anderson.cfm
Avondale Middle School
5-8, public
http://ams.avondale.k12.az.us/
Estrella High School
9-12, charter
http://www.estrellahs.com/
Garden Lakes Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.pesd92.org./schools/glakes/index.htm
Lattie Coor
K-4, public
http://www.avondale.k12.az.us/lattie_coor.cfm
Littleton Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.littletonaz.org
Westview High School
9-12, public
http://www.tuhsd.org/WHS/
Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School
PK-5, charter
http://www.lesd.k12.az.us/RSElem.cfm
PPEP Tec – ‘Lito’ Pena Learning Center
9-12, charter
http://www.ppeptechs.org
Canyon Breeze Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.pendergast.k12.az.us/schools/cbreeze/cb%20homepage2/cbhomepage.html
Collier Elementary School
PK-8, public
http://www.collierelementary.org
Rio Vista Elementary School
K-8, public
http://www.pesd92.org
Corte Sierra Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.lesd.k12.az.us
La Joya Community High School
9-12, public
http://www.tuhsd.org
Quentin Elementary School
K-8, public
http://www.quentinelementary.org
St Thomas Aquinas Grade School
PK-8, private
Estrella Vista Elementary School
K-8, public
West-Mec – Agua Fria High School
9-12, public
Teach N’ Fun
PK-5, private
http://www.teachnfun.com
Imagine Avondale Elementary
PK-8, charter
http://imagineavondale.org/home/
Arizona Agribusiness & Equine Center – Estrella
9-12, charter
http://www.aaechighschools.com/campuses/estrella-mountain.html
Legacy Traditional School-Avondale
K-8, charter
http://www.legacytraditional.org
E-Institute – Avondale
9-12, charter
Imagine Avondale Middle
6-8, charter
http://www.imagineavondale.com

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