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Population in 2012: 2,916 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.7%
 

Males: 1,452  (49.8%)
Females: 1,464  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  48.2 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 55001, 55043.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $101,864 (it was $89,095 in 2000)
Afton:

$101,864
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $43,924

Afton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $395,273 (it was $246,900 in 2000)
Afton:

$395,273
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $464,221; Detached houses: $464,221

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,484.

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  • White alone - 2,668 (92.4%)
  • Asian alone - 123 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 48 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 19 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 20 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.07%)

Races in Afton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Afton: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.2%), Irish (9.9%), Norwegian (9.4%), English (8.1%), Swedish (4.8%), United States (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 710 feet

Land area: 25.2 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Afton:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Afton city:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

204 residents are foreign born (1.0% Europe).

This city:  7.0%
Minnesota:  7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,752 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,449 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Paul, MN (14.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (334.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Marys Point, MN (1.6 miles ), Lake St. Croix Beach, MN (1.7 miles ), Lakeland Shores, MN (2.0 miles ), Lakeland, MN (2.1 miles ), Woodbury, MN (2.4 miles ), Hudson, WI (2.4 miles ), Troy, WI (2.5 miles ), North Hudson, WI (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $240,400
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $272,000
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $228,200
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $303,600
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $356,200
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $377,400
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $462,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $498,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $429,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $471,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $1,165,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $530,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $487,500
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $407,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $527,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 44.90 N, Longitude: 92.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 715

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Afton, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.7%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +174 (+6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)

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Average climate in Afton, Minnesota

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Tornado activity:

Afton-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Afton city center killed 21 people and injured 74 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/6/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 158 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Afton:

  • JANE DICKMAN CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WOODBURY, MN)
  • CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HUDSON, WI)
  • HUDSON HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 7 miles away; HUDSON, WI)

Political contributions by individuals in Afton, MN

Airports located in Afton:

Amtrak station near Afton:

  • 19 miles: ST. PAUL/MINNEAPOLIS (ST. PAUL, 730 TRANSFER RD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Local government website: ci.afton.mn.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Afton:

  • University of Wisconsin-River Falls (about 11 miles; River Falls, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,911)
  • Inver Hills Community College (about 13 miles; Inver Grove Heights, MN; FT enrollment: 2,541)
  • Century Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; White Bear Lake, MN; FT enrollment: 4,930)
  • Metropolitan State University (about 13 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • Saint Paul College - A Community and Technical College (about 15 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,404)
  • Concordia University-Saint Paul (about 17 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Hamline University (about 18 miles; Saint Paul, MN; FT enrollment: 3,241)

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Notable locations in Afton: Afton City Hall (A), Afton Historical Museum (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Afton include: Saint Peters Church (A), Memorial Lutheran Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Community Cemetery (1), Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery (2), Saint Paulus Lutheran Cemetery (3), Memorial Lutheran Cemetery (4), Fahlstrom Cemetery (5), Mound Prairie Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Edith (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Valley Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Afton include: Afton State Park (1), Afton - Bolles Flourmill Wayside (2), Steamboat Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Afton Historical Society (Museums; 3165 Saint Croix Trail South) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Afton House Inn (3291 South St Croix Trail) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  Pb  SO2 NO2 PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.3. This is about average.
City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.166. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.166
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.5
U.S.:

28.3
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.0166. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.0166
U.S.:

0.0222
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.389. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.389
U.S.:

2.433
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.99
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Afton and their reported violations in the past:

SHEPHERD OF THE VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 14107 Hudson Road South , Population served: 850, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ST. PETER LUTHERAN CHURCH (Address: 880 Neal Avenue South , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2003), St Boil Water Order (JUL-28-2003), St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2003), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-28-2003), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-28-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-28-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2003)
SELMA'S ICE CREAM PARLOUR (Address: 3419 St. Croix Trail South , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-23-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2001), St Boil Water Order (JUL-23-2001), St Tech Assistance Visit (JUL-23-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-23-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2001), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Afton that have no violations reported:

  • LUCY WINTON BELL ATHLETIC FIELD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIONEER TANK LINES, INC. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WINDMILL MARINA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.8%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.3% for Black residents, 0.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.8%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Afton, MN

3 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Afton compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Afton travel time to work - commute


Afton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Afton city (based on Washington County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.95%
Here59.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
Adherents48.2%32.1%4.3%3.1%1.7%
Congregations11.0%20.2%6.4%6.4%6.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.1%0.9%5.8%
Congregations2.8%2.8%3.7%1.8%38.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Washington County:

0.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Washington County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 136
This county:

6.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

5.3%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

26.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.8%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$8,128$48,7685$260
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,150
Totals for Government 2$8,128$48,7687$1,410

Afton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($52.13)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $272,000 ($93.28)
    General - Other: $241,000 ($82.65)
    Fire Protection: $146,000 ($50.07)
    Financial Administration: $107,000 ($36.69)
    Police Protection: $105,000 ($36.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $63,000 ($21.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($4.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($4.12)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($2.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $54,000 ($18.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $192,000 ($65.84)

Afton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $16,000 ($5.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.34)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($22.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($4.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $40,000 ($13.72)
    Special Assessments: $20,000 ($6.86)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($3.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $119,000 ($40.81)
    All Other: $119,000 ($40.81)
  • Tax - Property: $736,000 ($252.40)
    NEC: $175,000 ($60.01)

Afton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $155,000 ($53.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $38,000 ($13.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $75,000 ($25.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $42,000 ($14.40)

Afton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $56,000 ($19.20)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $337,000 ($115.57)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $57,000 ($19.55)

9.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($159 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Ramsey County, MN  3.60% ($48,164 average AGI)
from Dakota County, MN  1.01% ($49,186)
from Hennepin County, MN  1.01% ($52,426)


8.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.55%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($358 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.05%
Minnesota average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ramsey County, MN  2.25% ($39,903 average AGI)
to Dakota County, MN  0.92% ($43,671)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.89% ($51,972)

Strongest AM radio stations in Afton:

  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGT (1220 AM; 5 kW; STILLWATER, MN; Owner: ENDURANCE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMIN (740 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: WRPX, INC.)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WIXK (1590 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEW RICHMOND, WI; Owner: WIXK-AM, LLC)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • WEVR (1550 AM; 1 kW; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING CO. INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Afton:

  • WXPT (104.1 FM; ST. LOUIS PARK, MN; Owner: THE AUDIO HOUSE, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • WEVR-FM (106.3 FM; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: HANTEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K294AM (106.7 FM; WEST ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: FRESH AIR, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K214DF (90.7 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBEM-FM (88.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: BD. OF EDUCATION, S.S.D. NO. 1)
  • WFMP (107.1 FM; COON RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WFMP-FM, LLC)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KNOF (95.3 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: SELBY GOSPEL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Afton:

  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W55AP (Channel 55; RIVER FALLS, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBWX-CA (Channel 13; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WHWC-TV (Channel 28; MENOMONIE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Afton, Minnesota:
  • Fatal accident count: 27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 39
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 73
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Minnesota average:
  • Fatal accident count: 74
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 115
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 189
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Afton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 45 meters (148ft)
Total costs: $1,053,000
Total average daily traffic: 173,206
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,781

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Afton, MN


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • AFTON STATE PARK, 15326 Afton Hills Court (Lat: 44.911667 Lon: -92.796667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WQJR649
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.362 MHz, 851.712 MHz, 851.987 MHz, 852.125 MHz, 852.225 MHz, 852.350 MHz, 852.425 MHz, 852.625 MHz, 852.787 MHz, 853.187 MHz... (+3 more)
    Grant Date: 12/04/2008, Expiration Date: 12/04/2018, Certifier: Dave H Pagel
    Registrant: Electronic Communications Office, 1500 W. Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Lat: 44.925833 Lon: -92.800000, Call Sign: WQLQ283
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.670 MHz, 151.730 MHz, 151.790 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/27/2010, Expiration Date: 03/27/2020, Certifier: Laurie Olson
    Registrant: Advanced Wireless Communications, 20809 Kensington Blvd, Lakeville, MN 55044-8353, Phone: (952) 469-0224, Fax: (952) 469-0170, Email:
  • AFTON STATE PARK, 15326 Afton Hills Court (Lat: 44.911667 Lon: -92.796667), Type: Pole, Structure height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: WQMK897
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.537 MHz, 857.537 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 09/08/2020, Certifier: Dave H Pagel
    Registrant: Electronic Communications Office, 1500 W. Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AFTON, 15326 Afton Hills Court South (Lat: 44.911722 Lon: -92.796778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQKX406
    Assigned Frequencies: 11683.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/2009, Expiration Date: 10/15/2019, Certifier: Dean Tilley
    Registrant: Pcs Alliance Inc., 4921 Fifth Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55409-2644, Phone: (612) 720-5843, Fax: (612) 825-8972, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 12501 Hudson Blvd. (Lat: 44.947194 Lon: -92.852417), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: KRS655
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2010, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, Nw, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 16065 32nd St S (Lat: 44.830806 Lon: -92.772139), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHW666, Licensee ID: L00779041
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 01/25/2014
    Registrant: Windmill Marina Association Inc, 16065 32nd St S, Afton, MN 55001

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Afton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Afton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$314,14714$303,832100$264,3765$161,0863$262,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$384,7206$279,3930$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$286,01018$347,4871$405,9400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$362,12013$289,2001$274,4701$324,760
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$03$274,4730$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0711.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$289,4651$455,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$307,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0711.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Afton


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Afton, MN

Most common first names in Afton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1078.8 years
Robert974.4 years
Alice883.7 years
Mary871.4 years
George786.2 years
William773.7 years
Arthur680.7 years
Raymond675.3 years
Donald563.2 years
Helen588.4 years
Most common last names in Afton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson779.6 years
Fritsche675.0 years
Peterson675.3 years
Anderson590.8 years
Lind478.3 years
Nelson493.0 years
Schultz488.3 years
Rosenquist480.0 years
Swanson480.0 years
Groth379.4 years
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  • Brant U. Kolb (45)
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