Avondale, Arizona

Life in Avondale, Arizona, explained by people who’ve lived in Avondale:

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Avondale Favorites

What’s your favorite thing about living in Avondale?

  • Close to the freeways. (Jolene, 6 years)
  • Close to everything. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • Familiarity. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale Least Favorites

What’s your least favorite thing about living in Avondale?

  • HOA. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • Crime. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale Things To Do

What are fun things to do in Avondale?

  • Friendship Park, indoor playground, all the places to eat around 99th and McDowell. (Jolene, 6 years)
  • Tres Rios Nature Festival, Parades. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • Special Events, parks. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale’s Reputation

What’s Avondale known for?

  • Home town feel. (Jeana, 10 years)

Avondale Crime

What’s the crime like in Avondale? (hot spot areas, etc.)

  • Car break ins and home robberies. (Jolene, 6 years)
  • We haven’t ever had any trouble. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • Not as bad as it used to be. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale Advice

Any advice for people moving to Avondale?

  • Use common sense. It’s just as nice as anywhere else. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • Keep informed, read newsletters, join an Avondale group. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale Stories

Share an experience you’ve had in Avondale (fun, crazy, dangerous, etc.).

  • My kids love the free rides during the winter festival. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • I have always loved the Billy Moore parades, and now sharing them with my children is always memorable. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale’s Future

How do you think Avondale will change over the next 10 years?

  • Probably grow bigger just like it’s happening everywhere. (Jeana, 10 years)
  • I hope the crime rate will go down, and Avondale will keep growing. (Lorena, 20 years)

Avondale Facts

Any other interesting facts about Avondale?