Overview of Avon Park
Avon Park is located in Highlands County, Fla. Coined as the City of Charm, Avon Park is a growing city known for its quaint downtown center, abundance of water sports and area golf courses. People looking at Avon Park apartments will enjoy the natural attractions and family-friendly atmosphere of this town in The Sunshine State. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 8,800 people call Avon Park home.
Living in Avon Park, FL
Avon Park is a historical community that boasts several districts where city officials are preserving the past and working to present it through museums and events.
People looking at Avon Park rentals may be able to find employment with one of the major employers in the fields of healthcare, automotive, home improvement and horticulture. Some of the top job providers include Florida Hospital Heartland Division, Highlands Regional Medical Center, Cross County Automotive Services, Medical Data Services and Delray Plants/Highlands Greenhouse.
Residents living in Avon Park enjoy a low overall cost of living that is 17 percent lower than the national average. The average commute time is also about two minutes lower than the national average, and the community is considered very walkable by Walkscore.com.
Avon Park Attractions and Special Events
The central location of Highlands County makes it easily accessible from some of Florida's most beloved attractions. However, Avon Park is near crystal clear lakes ideal for fishing, boating, skiing and sailing.
The Avon Park Depot Museum, the Museum of Florida Art and Culture, the Artist Group Art Studio and Gallery, Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail and Theatre for the Performing Arts are all located in the town of Avon Park.
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