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People

Total Population 1,959
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 880
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,014
% Above Poverty Level 91.8%
% Below Poverty Level 8.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.5%
Median Gross Rent $796
Median House Value $185,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.8%
US/American 0%
English 32.5%
Irish 7.6%

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

Afton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles SE of Idaho Falls, Idaho (center to center)
Nearest Large City 371 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Lincoln
Standard Zip Codes 83110
Phone Area Codes 307
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.725
Longitude -110.931

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 AFTON
Distance 0.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 27 F
Apr Temp 24 to 50 F
Jul Temp 43 to 80 F
Oct Temp 23 to 58 F
Annual Precip 18.1 inches
Station BEDFORD 3 SE
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 27 F
Apr Temp 22 to 47 F
Jul Temp 42 to 77 F
Oct Temp 25 to 55 F
Annual Precip 23.7 inches
Station SODA SPRINGS AP
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 29 F
Apr Temp 27 to 52 F
Jul Temp 45 to 83 F
Oct Temp 26 to 58 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Thayne 457 $40,625

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

Afton Hospitals

STAR VALLEY HOSPITAL - CAH
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
901 ADAMS
(307) 885-5800
Emergency Service: Yes

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Afton High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

STAR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
445 W. SWIFT CREEK LANE
307-885-7847
Serves 724 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

SWIFT CREEK LEARNING CENTER
222 EAST 4TH AVE
307-885-3854
A Non-traditional School
Serves 17 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

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