Afton, New York Population 2024

2,740

Afton is a city located in New York. Afton has a 2024 population of 2,740. Afton is currently declining at a rate of -0.04% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,761 in 2020.

The average household income in Afton is $71,544 with a poverty rate of 11.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Afton is 52.9 years, 54.5 years for males, and 51.3 years for females.

Afton Demographics

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

  • White: 95.72%
  • Two or more races: 2.43%
  • Asian: 1.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.29%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
46.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
59.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.76% (-21)
The current population of Afton, New York is 2,740 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,761.

Afton, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,64295.72%
Two or more races672.43%
Asian361.3%
Black or African American80.29%
Other race60.22%
Native American10.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Afton Population by Race

Afton Population Pyramid 2024

Afton Median Age

52.9

Total

54.5

Male

51.3

Female

Afton Adults

There are 2,281 adults, (670 of whom are seniors) in Afton.

Afton Age Dependency

71.3

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Afton Sex Ratio

Female1,41551.27%
Male1,34548.73%

Afton Population by Age

Afton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2312.2474.325.7
Non Family4771.0858.141.9
Married4242.7792.27.8
Female1863.635743
Male1442.7497.92.1

2.73

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Afton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade492.28%
9th to 12th Grade1647.63%
High School Graduate99246.16%
Some College45821.31%
Associates Degree25011.63%
Bachelors Degree1768.19%
Graduate Degree602.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Afton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0661,870236
2+ Races46310
Hispanic34320
Other Race660
Black220
Native American110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.42%.

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,909$55,333$45,145
Less Than 9th Grade$68,138$68,393$0
High School Graduate$48,676$50,125$47,266
Some College$45,089$58,854$27,981
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$70,592

$46,909

Average Earnings

$55,333

Average Male

$45,145

Average Female

Afton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Afton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Afton Language

99.11% of Afton residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Afton Language

Afton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,60231912.26%
Other66100%
Hispanic39615.38%
Multiple6711.49%

11.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

9%

Male Poverty Rate

14.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Afton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Afton is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Afton is Multiple, with 1.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.84%.

Afton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.58%
High School6.85%
Some College6.21%
Bachelors or Greater1.69%

Afton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed34.15%
Female Unemployed14.43%
Female Employed8.5%
Male Employed0.95%

Afton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Afton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,953$71,544
Families$72,885$76,114
Married Families$103,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$43,021$49,893

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Afton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Afton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Afton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Afton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

176

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam81
First Gulf War33
Second Gulf War17
Korea3
World War II0

Afton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+48
65 to 7446
55 to 6441
35 to 5437
18 to 344

Afton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1647.43%
2+ Races1218.46%
Hispanic720.59%

Afton Veterans by Race

Afton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Afton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Afton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Afton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Afton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.28%

Born in Afton

97.1%

Native Born

2.9%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

2.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.1% of Afton residents were born in the United States, with 79.28% having been born in New York. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Afton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,735-1-0.04%
20282,736-1-0.04%
20272,737-1-0.04%
20262,738-1-0.04%
20252,739-1-0.04%
20242,740-1-0.04%
20232,741-1-0.04%
20222,742-1-0.04%
20212,743-18-0.65%
20202,761461.69%
20192,715-11-0.4%
20182,726-8-0.29%
20172,734-22-0.8%
20162,756-12-0.43%
20152,768-28-1%
20142,796-6-0.21%
20132,802-20-0.71%
20122,822-13-0.46%
20112,835-10-0.35%
20102,84500%

Afton Population by Year