Afton, Minnesota Population 2021

3,038
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Afton is a city located in Washington County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 3,038, it is the 209th largest city in Minnesota and the 6219th largest city in the United States . Afton is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 5.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,886 in 2010. Afton reached it's highest population of 3,038 in 2021. Spanning over 26 miles, Afton has a population density of 121 people per square mile.

The average household income in Afton is $172,762 with a poverty rate of 4.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,292 per month, and the median house value is $475,000. The median age in Afton is 48.4 years, 50 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Afton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Afton was:

  • White: 94.66%
  • Asian: 2.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.57%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Afton, Minnesota is 3,038 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,023.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,886.

Afton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83994.66%
Asian742.47%
Black or African American471.57%
Two or More Races381.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.03%
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Afton Population by Race

Afton Population Pyramid $2021

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Afton Median Age

48.4


Total

50


Male

46.6


Female

Afton Adults

There are 2,366 adults, (690 of whom are seniors) in Afton.

Afton Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Afton Sex Ratio

Female

1,556

51.88%

Male

1,443

48.12%

Afton Population by Age

Afton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Afton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married96%4%
All94.2%5.8%
Non Family92.7%7.3%
Female55.9%44.1%

94.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Afton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0952.7394.2
Married8063.0196
Non Family2181.3392.7
Male373.86100
Female343.8255.9

3.02

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Afton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade552.51%
9th to 12th Grade90.41%
High School Graduate32414.77%
Some College44120.10%
Associates Degree1346.11%
Bachelors Degree77035.10%
Graduate Degree46121.01%
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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
White2,0782,0431,186
Asian694625
Black2418
2+ Races222219
Islander111

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

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

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,079$86,467$50,272
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$$
High School Graduate$33,438$34,219$
Some College$45,813$70,729$30,000
Bachelors Degree$94,583$120,250$75,147
Graduate Degree$75,833$125,114$52,303

$64,079

Average Earnings

$86,467

Average Male

$50,272

Average Female

Afton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Afton Language by Age

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Afton Language

95.96% of Afton residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.46% of the population.

Afton Language

Afton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8251284.53%
Black47817.02%
Islander11100.00%

4.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.37%

Male Poverty Rate

3.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Afton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Afton is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Afton is White, with 4.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.69%.

Afton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%
High School3.43%
Some College1.40%

Afton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Female Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed2.13%
Female Employed1.92%

Afton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Afton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$119,511$172,762
Families$142,031$196,179
Married Families$145,000-
Non Families$54,000$74,133
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Income by Household Type

Afton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

68.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.3%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Afton Marital Status by Race

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Afton Marital Status

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175

Number of Veterans

172

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War32
Korea17
World War II

Afton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7469
75+51
55 to 6422
35 to 5420
18 to 3413

Afton Veterans by Age

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Afton Veterans by Race

Afton Veterans by Education

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2.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Afton Veterans by Education

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60.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

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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68.82%

Born in Afton

94.03%

Native Born

5.97%

Foreign Born

1.10%

Non Citizen

4.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.03% of Afton residents were born in the United States, with 68.82% having been born in Minnesota. 1.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Afton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,03850.16%
20203,03350.17%
20193,02850.17%
20183,023240.80%
20172,999170.57%
20162,982260.88%
20152,95640.14%
20142,952260.89%
20132,926130.45%
20122,913190.66%
20112,894100.35%
20102,884450.16%
20002,8391940.71%
19902,645950.37%
19802,5500.00%

Afton Population by Year