Afton, New York

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Population in 2017: 798 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 386  (48.4%)
Females: 412  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

46.6 years
New York median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 13730.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,166 (it was $34,412 in 2000)
Afton:

$43,166
NY:

$64,894

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,582 (it was $17,299 in 2000)

Afton village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $99,502 (it was $61,000 in 2000)
Afton:

$99,502
NY:

$314,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $555.

March 2019 cost of living index in Afton: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(17.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Afton, NY (2017)
    • 90691.2%White alone
    • 313.1%Hispanic
    • 181.8%Two or more races
    • 121.2%American Indian alone
    • 80.8%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of New York and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Afton, New York as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Afton is 135 to 1.


Crime rates in Afton by year

Type

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(122.7)
1
(124.1)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(122.0)
2
(245.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(124.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)4.918.418.60.0

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City-data.com crime index in Afton, NY

Crime rate in Afton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
New York average:

3.34
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Ancestries: American (24.2%), Irish (11.5%), English (10.1%), German (8.5%), Polish (7.7%), Italian (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1857

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 525 people per square mile   (low).

Afton, New York map

9 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.9%
New York:

22.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,494 (3.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,606 (2.7%)

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 ),
Windsor, NY (3.5 miles ),
Guilford, NY (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 75.52 W

Area code: 607

Distribution of median household income in Afton, NY in 2017
Distribution of house value in Afton, NY in 2017
Afton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
New York:

4.1%
Most common industries in Afton, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Chemicals (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers (4.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.0%)
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Afton, NY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)

Average climate in Afton, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Afton-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 63% 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 near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 133.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from Afton center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Afton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chenango County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Afton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Afton:

  • THE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SIDNEY, NY)
  • THE HOSPITAL S N F (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SIDNEY, NY)
  • N Y S VETS HOME AT OXFORD (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OXFORD, NY)

Airports located in Afton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Afton:

  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 21 miles; Binghamton, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,969)
  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 25 miles; Vestal, NY; FT enrollment: 15,096)
  • SUNY Oneonta (about 29 miles; Oneonta, NY; FT enrollment: 6,081)
  • SUNY College of Technology at Delhi (about 31 miles; Delhi, NY; FT enrollment: 2,911)
  • Colgate University (about 41 miles; Hamilton, NY; FT enrollment: 3,094)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 43 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 44 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)

Public high school in Afton:

  • AFTON JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 29 ACADEMY ST, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Afton:

See full list of schools located in Afton

Library in Afton:

  • AFTON FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $50,252; Location: 105 A MAIN STREET; 16,081 books; 451 audio materials; 30 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Afton Free Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Afton include: Saint Anns Episcopal Church (A), Higher Ground Christian Church (B), Afton Presbyterian Church (C), Afton United Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Saint Agnes Catholic Church (F), Hope Congregational Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Glenwood Cemetery (1), Eastside Cemetery (2), Baptist Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bumps Creek (A), Kelsey Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chenango County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

ECHO LAKE CAMPGROUND (Address: 185 Echo Lake Lane , Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
New York:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

54.4%
Whole state:

63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Afton (2011 data):

  • NBT Bank, National Association: Afton Branch at 182 Main Street, branch established on 1962/09/04. Info updated 2012/02/02: Bank assets: $5,558.5 mil, Deposits: $4,381.4 mil, headquarters in Norwich, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 133 total offices, Holding Company: Nbt Bancorp Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Afton:

Marital status in Afton, NY
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Afton:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
New York average:

13.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Afton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Afton, NY (based on Chenango County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,74439
Catholic5,5288
Evangelical Protestant1,56325
Other4715
None36,171-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Chenango County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Chenango County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Chenango County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Chenango County:

27.4%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Afton:

41.2%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Afton:

12.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Afton:

51.1%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

74.2%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Afton, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$8,704$10,4451$17,573
Streets and Highways 3$157,442$629,7680$0
Other and Unallocable 1$945$11,3400$0
Judicial and Legal 1$5,200$62,4001$10,966
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$86,404
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$172,291$137,8336$114,943

Afton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $201,000 ($251.88)
    Water Utilities: $158,000 ($197.99)
    Regular Highways: $113,000 ($141.60)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($85.21)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($27.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($20.05)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($11.28)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($7.52)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($5.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($3.76)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($2.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000 ($21.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $16,000 ($20.05)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($18.80)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($2.51)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $278,000 ($348.37)

Afton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $48,000 ($60.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $77,000 ($96.49)
    Other: $4,000 ($5.01)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($26.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($13.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($174.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $109,000 ($136.59)
  • Tax - Property: $260,000 ($325.81)
    Other License: $5,000 ($6.27)

Afton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $419,000 ($525.06)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $293,000 ($367.17)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,000 ($157.89)

Afton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $117,000 ($146.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $633,000 ($793.23)

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
New York average:

4.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broome County, NY  0.86% ($36,509 average AGI)
from Otsego County, NY  0.68% ($30,409)
from Madison County, NY  0.36% ($29,348)


5.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,416 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
New York average:

5.85%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broome County, NY  0.87% ($31,382 average AGI)
to Otsego County, NY  0.68% ($34,962)
to Delaware County, NY  0.45% ($31,563)

Businesses in Afton, NY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Afton:

  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYOS (1360 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCDO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDLA (1270 AM; 5 kW; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Afton:

  • WCDO-FM (100.9 FM; SIDNEY, NY; Owner: CDO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKT (95.3 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WIYN (94.7 FM; DEPOSIT, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WIFF (90.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WKGB-FM (92.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCDW (100.5 FM; CONKLIN, NY; Owner: EQUINOX BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSQX-FM (91.5 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CNCL.)
  • WKXZ (93.9 FM; NORWICH, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLA-FM (92.1 FM; WALTON, NY; Owner: BANJO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • W273AB (102.5 FM; OWEGO, NY; Owner: WEBO RADIO, INC.)
  • WMRV-FM (105.7 FM; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WBBI (107.5 FM; ENDWELL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSQC-FM (91.7 FM; ONEONTA, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMM. COUNCIL)

TV broadcast stations around Afton:

  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBGH-CA (Channel 20; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • Afton, New York
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents17
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count19257
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28421
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons4684
  • Fatalities20820
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents47310
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4843
See more detailed statistics of Afton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 197ft / 60.1mTotal length
  • $34,457,000Total costs
  • 66,498Total average daily traffic
  • 10,369Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,657Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Afton, NY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 121970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Afton, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Afton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Fire Dept (Lat: 42.230639 Lon: -74.532639), Call Sign: KEH216,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2014, Expiration Date: 02/06/2024, Registrant: County Of Chenango, 279 County Road 46, Norwich, NY 13815, Phone: (607) 337-1862, Fax: (607) 337-1865, Email:
  • Rd 1 Rt 7 (Lat: 42.216750 Lon: -75.624639), Call Sign: WPBH419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.805 MHz, Grant Date: 01/02/2003, Expiration Date: 12/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2013, Registrant: Universal Licensing Service, 3419 Via Lido Suite 609, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3908, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Fax: (949) 515-2544
  • 29 Academy Street (Lat: 42.229806 Lon: -75.527528), Type: Mast, Structure height: 16.4 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQOH225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.6600 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2011, Expiration Date: 09/26/2021, Certifier: Brian Phetteplace, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 42.229806 Lon: -75.527639, Call Sign: WQWV739,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 456.187 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 462.287 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2015, Expiration Date: 12/03/2025, Certifier: Brian Phetteplace, Registrant: Tri-County Communications, Inc., 6 Keith St., Oneonta, NY 13820, Phone: (607) 432-1125, Fax: (607) 432-1421, Email:
  • L4 MOBILES, Lat: 42.207222 Lon: -75.593167, Call Sign: WQZZ914,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2017, Expiration Date: 09/19/2027, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • OAK HILL RD HCM, Oak Hill Rd Mp Ha590.78 Dot# 249790a (Lat: 42.207222 Lon: -75.593167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.8 m, Overall height: 4.1 m, Call Sign: WRAW808,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.230 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2018, Expiration Date: 03/28/2028, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • AFTON, 18 Lovejoy Road (Lat: 42.202528 Lon: -75.633417), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQPI217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/24/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/08/2014, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • UNY0064, Oxbow Road (010238) (Lat: 42.227167 Lon: -75.506111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 74.3 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQTF919,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 01/27/2014, Expiration Date: 01/27/2024, Certifier: Karl Kuykendall, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • UNY0843, 18 Lovejoy Road (Lat: 42.202528 Lon: -75.633417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WQTG482,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+30 more), Grant Date: 01/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/28/2024, Certifier: Karl Kuykendall, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • AFTON DT, Oxbow Road (010238) (Lat: 42.227167 Lon: -75.506111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 74.3 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Call Sign: WQVE364,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2015, Expiration Date: 01/15/2025, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ALLEN R KERSTETTER KOLB MK 3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912UL SERIES (80 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5415A , Serial Number: 0193912UL, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 04/12/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas G Baisley, 829 Chase Rd, Afton, NY 13730
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6900W , Serial Number: 28-21063, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Norman L Shaffer, 1073 State Highway 41, Afton, NY 13730
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79312 , Serial Number: 17258037, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 11/15/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Donald James Wayman, 1317 State Hwy 41, Afton, NY 13730

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fire incidents - 42 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Afton, NY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.1%), and Outside Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Afton, NY
    • 14046.1%Structure Fires
    • 7023.0%Outside Fires
    • 5317.4%Other
    • 4113.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Afton, NY
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Afton, NY
  • 59.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.3%Electricity
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 3.3%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Coal or coke
  • 0.7%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Afton, NY
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 23.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Wood


Afton compared to New York state average:

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

Afton on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 3 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • John Patrick Parsons (4)
  • Bernt Julius Hansen (2)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2020.