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

934 E Doris Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 934 E Doris Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5995658)
4 beds 3 baths 2,142 sqft $240,000
10559 W Amelia Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10559 W Amelia Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5995471)
3 beds 2 baths 1,311 sqft $239,900
10810 W Alvarado Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10810 W Alvarado Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5995268)
3 beds 2 baths 1,573 sqft $240,000
11560 W Harrison Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11560 W Harrison Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5995172)
4 beds 2 baths 1,669 sqft $249,000
400 N 2nd Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 400 N 2nd Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5995151)
4 beds 2 baths 1,617 sqft $224,900
11605 W Sage Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11605 W Sage Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5995133)
2 beds 2 baths 1,086 sqft $199,900
11109 W Cottonwood Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11109 W Cottonwood Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5995093)
4 beds 4 baths 2,895 sqft $336,900
11213 W Locust Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11213 W Locust Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5994926)
3 beds 2 baths 1,353 sqft $218,000
522 S 114th Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 522 S 114th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5994925)
3 beds 2 baths 1,446 sqft $219,900
13042 W Monterey Way Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 13042 W Monterey Way, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5994324)
3 beds 3 baths 2,159 sqft $289,000
11010 W Alvarado Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11010 W Alvarado Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5991328)
4 beds 2 baths 2,390 sqft $325,000
12339 W Hazelwood Street Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12339 W Hazelwood Street, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5994044)
6 beds 4 baths 3,900 sqft $339,900
10935 W Ivory Lane Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10935 W Ivory Lane, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5994013)
4 beds 3 baths 3,024 sqft $329,900
4641 N 123rd Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 4641 N 123rd Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5993981)
4 beds 2 baths 2,290 sqft $269,900
12709 W Wilshire Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12709 W Wilshire Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5993912)
3 beds 2 baths 1,649 sqft $269,999
12026 W Hopi Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12026 W Hopi Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5993869)
3 beds 2 baths 1,278 sqft $219,900
601 S 120th Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 601 S 120th Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5993487)
4 beds 2 baths 2,124 sqft $320,000
12551 W Indianola Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12551 W Indianola Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5993281)
3 beds 2 baths 1,530 sqft $255,000
10605 W Edgemont Drive Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10605 W Edgemont Drive, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5992985)
4 beds 2 baths 1,758 sqft $240,000
11210 W Garfield Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11210 W Garfield Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5992742)
4 beds 3 baths 2,661 sqft $279,900

Sold Listings in Avondale

12209 W Hopi Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12209 W Hopi Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5995314)
3 beds 3 baths 1,534 sqft $177,000
11791 W Apache Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11791 W Apache Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5977449)
4 beds 3 baths 2,152 sqft $281,500
12905 W Monte Vista Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12905 W Monte Vista Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5970523)
4 beds 2 baths 1,313 sqft $234,900
11590 W Cocopah Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11590 W Cocopah Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5937913)
4 beds 2 baths 2,207 sqft $269,000
12525 W Woodland Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12525 W Woodland Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5973581)
3 beds 2 baths 1,430 sqft $234,000
11266 W Harrison Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11266 W Harrison Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5958590)
3 beds 3 baths 1,965 sqft $241,000
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 $256,000
11202 W Rio Vista Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11202 W Rio Vista Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5972752)
5 beds 4 baths 2,304 sqft $270,000
12555 W Virginia Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12555 W Virginia Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5962065)
4 beds 3 baths 2,038 sqft $249,900
10933 W Sieno Place Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 10933 W Sieno Place, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5943871)
3 beds 2 baths 1,997 sqft $285,000
11823 W Windsor Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 11823 W Windsor Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5975328)
3 beds 2 baths 1,407 sqft $230,000
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 $305,000
11014 W Woodland Avenue Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11014 W Woodland Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5960403)
3 beds 2 baths 1,719 sqft $250,000
12225 W Harrison Street Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 12225 W Harrison Street, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5983732)
3 beds 2 baths 1,848 sqft $282,000
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 $339,000
11960 W Davis Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 11960 W Davis Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5942823)
4 beds 3 baths 2,620 sqft $286,000
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
10752 W Locust Lane Avondale, AZ 85323
Photo of 10752 W Locust Lane, Avondale, AZ 85323 (MLS # 5956212)
4 beds 3 baths 2,667 sqft $272,900
12349 W Campbell Avenue Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12349 W Campbell Avenue, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5960709)
7 beds 4 baths 3,900 sqft $313,000
12026 W Granada Road Avondale, AZ 85392
Photo of 12026 W Granada Road, Avondale, AZ 85392 (MLS # 5962858)
3 beds 2 baths 1,309 sqft $215,000

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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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