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People

Total Population 970
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 520
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,625
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.4%
Median Gross Rent $493
Median House Value $70,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 17.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Afton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles SW of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 50830
Phone Area Codes 641
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.027
Longitude -94.197

Afton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CRESTON 2 SW
Distance 10.6 miles
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
Station GREENFIELD
Distance 23 miles
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
Station OSCEOLA
Distance 23.4 miles
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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Creston 7,886 $56,545
Cromwell 93 $73,750
Lorimor 378 $40,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Afton High Schools

EAST UNION JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
1916 HIGH SCHOOL DR
641-347-8421
Serves 265 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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