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People

Total Population 2,932
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,491
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 68.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.6%
Median Earnings25+ $51,964
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $48,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $44,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $113,846
% Above Poverty Level 96.2%
% Below Poverty Level 3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.3%
Median Gross Rent $1,500
Median House Value $397,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.8%
Irish 11.2%

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

Afton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 14 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Washington
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55001
Phone Area Codes 651
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.902
Longitude -92.794

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 RIVER FALLS
Distance 9.4 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 30.5 inches
Station HASTINGS DAM 2
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.9 inches
Station STILLWATER 1 SE
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 23 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bayport 3,648 $83,047
Lake Elmo 8,199 $115,795
Lakeland 1,741 $91,528

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

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