Demographics

People

Total Population900
Male Share of the Population45.3%
Female Share of the Population54.7%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+468
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married59.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,774
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,420
% Above Poverty Level90.1%
% Below Poverty Level9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone28.2%
Median Gross Rent$495
Median House Value$72,100

Ancestry

German20.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.4%
Irish10.3%
English6.3%
Danishn3.8%
Italian3.2%
French Except Basque2.9%
Swedish2.7%
Dutch2.1%
Czech2%
Norwegian1.6%
Portuguese1.1%
Scottish0.7%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.4%
Hungarian0.2%
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Afton Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyUnion County
Standard Zip Codes50830
Phone Area Codes641
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.02
Approximate Longitude-94.19

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)

StationCRESTON 2 SW
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp10 to 29 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
StationGREENFIELD
Distance23 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip34.9 inches
StationOSCEOLA
Distance23.4 miles
Jan Temp10 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp40 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Creston7,832$61,373
Cromwell97$71,250
Lorimor369$39,375
Macksburg107$28,750
Murray717$51,000
Tingley142$59,375

Afton Public Schools

East Union Elementary
1916 High School Dr.
ZIP: 50830
(641) 347-5411
Primary
Total Enrollment 267
East Union Middle-high School
1916 High School Dr
ZIP: 50830
(641) 347-8421
Other
Total Enrollment 244
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