Afton, Iowa Population 2022

803
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Afton is a city located in Union County Iowa. Afton has a 2020 population of 803. Afton is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -4.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 843 in 2010.

The average household income in Afton is $58,508 with a poverty rate of 9.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $500 per month, and the median house value is $73,800. The median age in Afton is 44.2 years, 44.5 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Afton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Aftonwas:

  • White: 97.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.21%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Afton, Iowa is 803 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 803.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 843.

Afton, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White83597.32%
Two or More Races192.21%
Asian40.47%
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Afton Population by Race

Afton Population Pyramid $2022

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Afton Median Age

44.2


Total

44.5


Male

42.2


Female

Afton Adults

There are 674 adults, (205 of whom are seniors) in Afton.

Afton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Afton Sex Ratio

Female

450

52.45%

Male

408

47.55%

Afton Population by Age

Afton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Afton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.6%46.4%
Non Family64.2%35.8%
All75.3%24.7%
Married84%16%
Male100%0%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Afton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3652.2875.3
Married2062.9984
Non Family1231.1264.2
Female282.1453.6
Male82.5100

2.85

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Afton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade193.11%
9th to 12th Grade396.38%
High School Graduate20533.55%
Some College14423.57%
Associates Degree9916.20%
Bachelors Degree8814.40%
Graduate Degree172.78%
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Afton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White590535101
Hispanic1512
Asian444
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,205$38,750$31,447
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,096$42,625$19,615
Some College$33,594$39,750$31,667
Bachelors Degree$32,917$$32,917
Graduate Degree$80,893$$81,250

$34,205

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$31,447

Average Female

Afton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Afton Language by Age

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Afton Language

97.90% of Afton residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Afton Language

Afton Poverty by Race

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9.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.27%

Male Poverty Rate

7.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Afton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Afton is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Afton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.36%.

Afton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.41%
Bachelors or Greater6.67%
High School5.85%
Some College3.70%

Afton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed32.00%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed1.80%

Afton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Afton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,188$58,508
Families$66,154$68,619
Married Families$67,308-
Non Families$31,250$36,458
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Income by Household Type

Afton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Afton Married by Age and Sex

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Afton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Afton Marital Status by Race

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Afton Marital Status

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71

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War9
Korea5
World War II4

Afton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423
75+20
65 to 7418
18 to 346
55 to 644

Afton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7110.71%
Hispanic426.67%

Afton Veterans by Race

Afton Veterans by Education

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14.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Afton Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Afton Employment by Age

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Afton Employment by Race

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Afton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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81.70%

Born in Afton

98.60%

Native Born

1.40%

Foreign Born

0.35%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.60% of Afton residents were born in the United States, with 81.70% having been born in Iowa. 0.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Afton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022803-4-0.50%
2021807-4-0.49%
2020811-4-0.49%
2019815-4-0.49%
2018819-10-1.21%
201782930.36%
20168260.00%
2015826-18-2.13%
2014844-5-0.59%
201384920.24%
201284710.12%
201184630.36%
20108430.00%

Afton Population by Year