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Welcome to Avondale

A riverside haven with urban comforts.

Nestled along the St. Johns River, the neighborhood of Avondale is a tranquil yet vibrant district offering an enticing blend of historic charm and modernity. Known for its lush parks, riverfront views, and eclectic urban environment, Avondale stands as a picturesque haven with a wealth of cultural diversity and contemporary conveniences. The tree-lined streets, historic architecture, and a wealth of boutiques and eateries complement the richly varied community lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Captivating historical architecture reminiscent of the early 20th century providing a beautiful backdrop for daily life.
  • With a plethora of green areas surrounding the community, nature is never too far from residents.
  • The area’s riverfront venues offering a vibrant cultural touch with artistic events and dining experiences.

Local Lifestyle

Avondale residents revel in an inclusive, community-oriented lifestyle, enjoying weekend strolls along the riverside, relishing a vibrant arts scene, and exploring culinary delights at neighborhood establishments. The district is embraced by a blend of historical heritage and modern style, setting the stage for a balanced and sophisticated lifestyle.

Dining and Entertainment

The dining and entertainment scene in Avondale presents a diverse tapestry of gastronomy and cultural experiences. From the intimate setting of Iguana on Park to the vibrant buzz of the Riverside Arts Market, the locale provides an assortment of dining and entertainment choices. The Shoppes of Avondale, with its high-end boutiques, stylish restaurants, and trendy cafes, offer an array of culinary experiences and shopping opportunities, adding to the area's charm.

Things to Do

Residents relish the Riverside Arts Market, a vibrant weekly community market set under the bridge, promoting local artisans, street performers, and a variety of delightful dining options. The numerous parks and the riverside afford countless outdoor activities, including leisurely walks, picnics, and engaging in water-related sports, ensuring a fulfilling lifestyle. Boone Park, located in the heart of Jacksonville, is a favorite among local families and fitness enthusiasts. With its sprawling canopy of trees and ample green space, Boone Park offers a peaceful retreat from the urban environment. It's divided into two main sections: one that features an array of tennis courts and another that boasts a playground full of imaginative equipment that kids adore. Walking paths meander through the park, providing a serene backdrop for joggers and walkers.

In addition to the recreational facilities, Boone Park hosts various community events throughout the year, including outdoor classes and family-oriented activities, making it a central hub for neighbors to gather and interact.

Riverfront Park, on the other hand, is a slice of tranquility along the St. Johns River. This park is a stark contrast to Boone Park's activity-filled grounds, offering a quiet space where residents can enjoy the scenic river views and gentle breezes that come off the water. It's a prime location for picnics, with plenty of shaded areas to lay down a blanket and relax. The park's walkway along the river is perfect for a stroll, biking, or simply watching the boats glide by. Fishermen can often be seen casting their lines, hoping to catch local freshwater fish.


5,845 people live in AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE, where the median age is 46 and the average individual income is $62,748. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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46 years

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There's plenty to do around AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Flavorbomb Macarons, Lalibela Ethiopian Restaurant, and ArtessenceFl.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 4.01 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.01 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.51 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.55 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.25 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.73 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE, FL

AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE has 2,816 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,845 people call AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE home. The population density is 5,064.324 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.16 / 51.84%

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The following schools are within or nearby AVONDALE & RIVERSIDE. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Fishweir Elementary School
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