Afton, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Afton, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Afton had a population of 818 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Afton: South Bainbridge.

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Afton, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 818
Daytime Population: Workers 803
Daytime Population: Residents 462
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,265
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.55
Population in Households 818
Population in Familes 648
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 536
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $48,766
Average Household Income $59,903
Per Capita Income $24,394


Total Housing Units 444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $84,962
Average Home Value $116,412


Total Households 381
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 249
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.22% -0.3%
Households -0.25% -0.37%
Families 2.31% -0.49%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   2.08%

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, 2017 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 # 881 26th
Population Density # 916 23rd
Diversity Index # 872 28th
Median Household Income # 900 25th
Per Capita Income # 934 22nd

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