Afton, Wyoming Population 2024

2,342

Afton is a city located in Lincoln County Wyoming. Afton has a 2024 population of 2,342. Afton is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has increased by 7.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,172 in 2020.

The average household income in Afton is $75,025 with a poverty rate of 15.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Afton is 35.3 years, 32.7 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Afton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.45%
  • Two or more races: 9.77%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.69%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Wyoming
Land Area (mi²)
4.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
527.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.83% (170)
The current population of Afton, Wyoming is 2,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,172.

Afton, Wyoming Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,03788.45%
Two or more races2259.77%
Other race180.78%
Native American160.69%
Asian70.3%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Afton Population by Race

Afton Population Pyramid 2024

Afton Median Age

35.3

Total

32.7

Male

39.4

Female

Afton Adults

There are 1,729 adults, (467 of whom are seniors) in Afton.

Afton Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Afton Sex Ratio

Female1,34558.4%
Male95841.6%

Afton Population by Age

Afton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9302.4357.742.3
Married4173.3987.312.7
Non Family3711.130.769.3
Female1002.783862
Male423.865050
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3.21

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Afton Households and Families

Male

Female

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.22%.

Afton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,314

Average Earnings

$51,912

Average Male

$42,717

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

96.81% of Afton residents speak only English, while 3.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Afton Language

Afton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,87221511.49%
Hispanic25511946.67%
Multiple2246729.91%
Other18633.33%
Asian7114.29%
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15.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.99%

Male Poverty Rate

19.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Afton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Afton is Hispanic, with 46.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Afton is White, with 11.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.73%.

Afton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.03%
High School23.14%
Some College8.29%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
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Afton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed41.38%
Male Unemployed25.45%
Female Employed9.24%
Male Employed6.77%
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Afton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Afton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Afton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Afton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Afton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Afton Veterans by War

count

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Afton Veterans by Age

count

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Afton Veterans by Race

Afton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Afton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.4%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

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

48.72%

Born in Afton

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

0.96%

Non Citizen

1.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.48% of Afton residents were born in the United States, with 48.72% having been born in Wyoming. 0.96% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,537391.56%
20282,498391.59%
20272,459391.61%
20262,420391.64%
20252,381391.67%
20242,342391.69%
20232,303391.72%
20222,264391.75%
20212,225532.44%
20202,1721246.05%
20192,048241.19%
20182,02470.35%
20172,017170.85%
20162,000190.96%
20151,98180.41%
20141,973221.13%
20131,951392.04%
20121,912-5-0.26%
20111,917-6-0.31%
20101,923
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Afton Population by Year