Afton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
Comparing Afton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Nearest Medium City||50 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||92 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska|
|Standard Zip Codes||50830|
|Phone Area Codes||641|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||CRESTON 2 SW|
|Jan Temp||10 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||33.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||12 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||39 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||34.9 inches|
|Jan Temp||10 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||36.4 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.88|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||17||1.9%|
|Est. 2005 Population||886|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7%|
|French (except Basque)||0.9%|
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