For population 25 years and over in Afton:
For population 15 years and over in Afton village:
26 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,870 (2.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (26.7 miles , pop. 56,298).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (124.3 miles , pop. 219,773).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (128.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Bainbridge, NY (2.3 miles ), Coventry, NY (2.7 miles ), Colesville, NY (2.9 miles ), Sidney, NY (2.9 miles ), Masonville, NY (3.1 miles ), Sanford, NY (3.2 miles ), Sidney, NY (3.4 miles ).
Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 75.52 W
Area code: 607
Crime rates in Afton (2001):
Unemployment in July 2013:
Crime rates in Afton (2003):
Population change in the 1990s: -19 (-2.2%).
Work and jobs in Afton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Afton, New York
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Afton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Afton village center injured 12 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/31/1998, a category F3 tornado 30.1 miles away from the village center injured 3 people and caused $800,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Afton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below New York state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from Afton center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Chenango County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in Afton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Afton:
Public high school in Afton:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Afton:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Afton and their reported violations in the past:AFTON VILLAGE (Address: 19 COURT STREET , Population served: 838, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ECHO LAKE CAMPGROUND (Address: 185 Echo Lake Lane , Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:GRAMMAS COUNTRY CAFE (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.6%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Afton compared to New York state average:
Banks with branches in Afton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Afton (based on Chenango County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.55%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 13
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Afton government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,896 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,717 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Afton, New York: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: 4
Total length: 16 meters (52ft)
Total costs: $7,457,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,118
Total average daily truck traffic: 500
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Afton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Afton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Afton, NY
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.