Afton, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Afton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Afton had a population of 829 as of July 1, 2016. Afton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Afton is located at latitude 42.2292 and longitude -75.5247 in Chenango County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Afton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Chenango County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The Village of Afton (GNIS ID: 2391501) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Afton is located within Town of Afton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Chenango County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Afton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Afton: South Bainbridge.

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Afton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 829
Population in Households 829
Population in Familes 657
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 543
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 300 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 89 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $83,789
Average Home Value $116,030


Median Household Income $47,595
Average Household Income $57,993
Per Capita Income $23,893
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% -0.07%
Households 0.04% 0.0%
Families 3.08% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Afton, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Afton to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 879 27th
Population Density1 # 914 24th
Diversity Index2 # 858 28th
Median Household Income # 889 26th
Per Capita Income # 925 23rd

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