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People

Total Population 2,807
Male Share of the Population 52.3%
Female Share of the Population 47.7%
Senior Citizens 24.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,178
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,763
% Above Poverty Level 88.1%
% Below Poverty Level 11.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 11.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.1%
Median Gross Rent $625
Median House Value $102,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.5%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 22%

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

Afton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles N of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles NW of Newark, New Jersey
County Chenango
Standard Zip Codes 13730
Phone Area Codes 607
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.228
Longitude -75.526

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 BAINBRIDGE 2 E
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 40.5 inches
Station DEPOSIT
Distance 12.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 43.4 inches
Station NORWICH
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 41.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Afton, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Afton Lake (13730)

Nineveh Junction (13730)

North Afton (13730)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Unadilla 4,312 $59,615

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

Afton Public Libraries

Library
Afton Free Library
105 A MAIN STREET
Afton, New York
(607) 639-1212

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Afton High Schools

AFTON MS HS
29 ACADEMY ST
607-639-8200
A Title I School.
Serves 394 students.

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