Afton, Wyoming

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Population in 2017: 2,005 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.3%
 
Males: 1,025  (51.1%)
Females: 980  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

39.8 years
Wyoming median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 83110.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,477 (it was $37,292 in 2000)
Afton:

$59,477
WY:

$60,434

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,110 (it was $16,177 in 2000)

Afton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $217,813 (it was $93,000 in 2000)
Afton:

$217,813
WY:

$214,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $834.

March 2019 cost of living index in Afton: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Afton, WY (2010)
    • 1,78393.3%White alone
    • 814.2%Hispanic
    • 301.6%Two or more races
    • 120.6%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Wyoming and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Afton, Wyoming as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Afton is 379 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Afton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(55.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(498.1)
3
(162.0)
2
(110.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(160.8)
3
(153.1)
9
(467.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(102.0)
1
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(553.4)
11
(594.0)
10
(550.4)
1
(56.4)
7
(375.1)
6
(306.1)
4
(207.7)
4
(206.8)
3
(157.4)
7
(357.0)
2
(100.9)
3
(151.3)
6
(298.8)
2
(99.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(1,162)
17
(917.9)
15
(825.5)
13
(732.8)
23
(1,233)
19
(969.4)
9
(467.3)
13
(672.2)
22
(1,154)
32
(1,632)
22
(1,110)
24
(1,210)
16
(796.8)
26
(1,288)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.0)
1
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)295.5110.793.633.3107.790.8126.741.457.2155.565.659.052.858.5

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City-data.com crime index in Afton, WY

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Wyoming average:

2.53
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Ancestries: English (26.9%), German (13.9%), Danish (6.4%), American (5.8%), Finnish (3.7%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 3.43 square miles.

Population density: 585 people per square mile   (low).

Afton, Wyoming map

59 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.5% Oceania, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

3.1%
Wyoming:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,173 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $846 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Idaho Falls, ID (76.8 miles , pop. 50,730).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (366.1 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (639.4 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Osmond, WY (1.9 miles ),
Fairview, WY (2.0 miles ),
Grover, WY (2.1 miles),
Auburn, WY (2.4 miles ),
Smoot, WY (2.7 miles),
Turnerville, WY (2.9 miles),
Bedford, WY (3.4 miles),
Thayne, WY (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.73 N, Longitude: 110.93 W

Area code: 307

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

3.6%
Wyoming:

3.8%
Most common industries in Afton, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Afton, WY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Afton, Wyoming

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Afton-area historical earthquake activity is above Wyoming state average. It is 221% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from Afton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 373.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 93.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 3.8 miles away from Afton center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Afton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Afton:

  • STAR VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 901 ADAMS STREET)
  • STAR VALLEY CARE CENTER (110 HOSPITAL LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Afton:

  • ACCESS HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; THAYNE, WY)

Airports located in Afton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Afton:

  • Idaho State University (about 77 miles; Pocatello, ID; Full-time enrollment: 10,350)
  • Utah State University (about 82 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 87 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Western Wyoming Community College (about 118 miles; Rock Springs, WY; FT enrollment: 2,086)
  • Weber State University (about 119 miles; Ogden, UT; FT enrollment: 17,655)
  • University of Utah (about 144 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 28,454)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 145 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

Public high schools in Afton:

  • STAR VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 738, Location: 444 W SWIFT CREEK LANE, Grades: 9-12)
  • SWIFT CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 175 EAST 4TH AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Afton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Afton: Greys River District Ranger Office (A), Lincoln County Fair Grounds (B), Bridger - Teton National Forest Greys River Ranger District Fire Engine Crew (C), Afton Volunteer Fire Department (D), Star Valley Medical Center Emergency Medical Services (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jackson Hole Outfitters (Amusement & Theme Parks; 89796 US Highway 89), Double Diamond Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 6255 State Highway 238).

Hotels: Silver Stream Lodge (95329 US Highway 89), Gardners Country Village (1220 South Washington Street), Colters Buffalo Bar (355 Washington St), Colters Lodge (355 South Washington Street), Mountain Inn Motel (83542 US Highway 89), Lazy B Motel (Po Box 430), Hi-Country Inn (689 N Washington St), Bar H Motel & Cabins (345 North Washington Street), Corral Motel (161 Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Vern Gardner - Basketball player-coach.

Lincoln 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:

AFTON, BOARD OF PUB UTIL (Population served: 1,900, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In FEB-04-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
OSMOND PIPELINE CO (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: Fed 1431 (Emergency) Order (NOV-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
STAR VALLEY TRAILER COURT (Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2010), Fed FAO issued (FEB-08-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In MAR-01-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (FEB-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2010), Fed FAO issued (FEB-08-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2011)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-26-2010), Fed FAO issued (FEB-08-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-12-2007 to OCT-15-2007), Fed FAO issued (FEB-08-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
STAR VIEW ESTATES (Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
HAPPY VALLEY PIPELINE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SILVER STREAM LODGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • WESTVIEW VILLAGE (Population served: 83, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Wyoming:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.6%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

7.1%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
20 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Afton (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Afton Branch at 485 N Washington St, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • 1ST BANK: Afton Branch at 314 South Washington, branch established on 1995/07/01. Info updated 2011/09/22: Bank assets: $785.6 mil, Deposits: $535.7 mil, headquarters in Evanston, WY, negative income in the last year, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Glacier Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of Star Valley: Bank Of Star Valley at 384 Washington Street, branch established on 1996/03/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $119.1 mil, Deposits: $104.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Star Valley Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Afton:

Marital status in Afton, WY
  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 60.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

For population 25 years and over in Afton:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Wyoming average:

9.7

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, WY (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other9,59927
Evangelical Protestant96414
Catholic5964
Mainline Protestant2535
None6,694-
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: 4
Lincoln County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lincoln County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Wyoming:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lincoln County:

8.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

10.08 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Wyoming:

7.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

21.6%
Wyoming:

24.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Wyoming:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
Wyoming:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
Wyoming:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Afton:

23.0%
Wyoming:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.2%
Wyoming:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Afton:

6.8
Wyoming:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.5%
Wyoming:

34.9%

General health condition:
Afton:

54.7%
Wyoming:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Afton:

76.3%
Wyoming:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Afton, WY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$22,623$45,2460$0
Streets and Highways 3$11,634$46,5360$0
Water Supply 2$8,086$48,5160$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,167$43,0020$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,709$40,2547$1,284
Financial Administration 1$5,259$63,1080$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,186
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 16$61,478$46,1098$2,470

Afton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $144,000 ($71.82)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $507,000 ($252.87)
    Police Protection: $424,000 ($211.47)
    Water Utilities: $386,000 ($192.52)
    Regular Highways: $370,000 ($184.54)
    Central Staff Services: $297,000 ($148.13)
    Sewerage: $229,000 ($114.21)
    General Public Buildings: $95,000 ($47.38)
    Local Fire Protection: $72,000 ($35.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($30.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,000 ($26.43)
    Air Transportation: $45,000 ($22.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $16,000 ($7.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $195,000 ($97.26)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $585,000 ($291.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $173,000 ($86.28)

Afton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $175,000 ($87.28)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($49.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($12.47)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($4.99)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $25,000 ($12.47)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $136,000 ($67.83)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($14.96)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($3.99)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($2.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $470,000 ($234.41)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,024,000 ($510.72)
    Other: $254,000 ($126.68)
    Highways: $45,000 ($22.44)
  • Tax - Property: $215,000 ($107.23)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($18.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $23,000 ($11.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($5.49)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.00)

Afton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,643,000 ($1816.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,291,000 ($1641.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $352,000 ($175.56)

Afton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $812,000 ($404.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $202,000 ($100.75)

8.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
Wyoming average:

7.08%

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 Teton County, WY  0.77% ($67,423 average AGI)
from Salt Lake County, UT  0.44% ($59,300)
from Uinta County, WY  0.34% ($64,391)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Wyoming average:

7.86%

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 Teton County, WY  0.51% ($61,588 average AGI)
to Sweetwater County, WY  0.45% ($59,267)
to Sublette County, WY  0.35% ($51,348)
Businesses in Afton, WY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1UPS1
H&R Block1

Strongest AM radio stations in Afton:

  • KRSV (1210 AM; 5 kW; AFTON, WY; Owner: WESTERN WYOMING RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRV (790 AM; 5 kW; SODA SPRINGS, ID; Owner: CARIBOU BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KID (590 AM; 5 kW; IDAHO FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSOS (800 AM; 10 kW; BRIGHAM CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KMER (950 AM; 5 kW; KEMMERER, WY; Owner: CHAPARRAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KVNU (610 AM; 5 kW; LOGAN, UT; Owner: SUN VALLEY RADIO,INC.)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Afton:

  • K275AB (102.9 FM; FREEDOM, WY; Owner: LOWER STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K296AT (107.1 FM; LA BARGE, WY; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KCHQ (102.1 FM; DRIGGS, ID; Owner: TED W. AUSTIN, JR.)
  • K260AD (99.9 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K264AD (100.7 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K276DR (103.1 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K287AB (105.3 FM; MONTPELIER, ID; Owner: BEAR LAKE COUNTY T.V. DISTRICT)
  • K285DF (104.9 FM; AFTON, WY; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY-IDAHO)

TV broadcast stations around Afton:

  • K59BV (Channel 59; LAVA HOT SPRINGS, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K09VJ (Channel 9; SMOOT, WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K11OM (Channel 11; AFTON, ETC., WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY TV SYSTEM)
  • K13UQ (Channel 13; AFTON, ETC., WY; Owner: STAR VALLEY TV SYSTEM)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.0mTotal length
  • $804,000Total costs
  • 21,207Total average daily traffic
  • 832Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,875Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Afton, WY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Afton, WY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Afton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Afton, WY)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Afton)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Afton)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 61 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 21 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Afton, WY When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (51.8%), and Outside Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Afton, WY
    • 8751.8%Structure Fires
    • 4124.4%Outside Fires
    • 2615.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 148.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Afton, WY
Most common first names in Afton, WY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1274.5 years
Charles1079.0 years
John1070.4 years
Robert1071.3 years
Mary879.5 years
George881.7 years
Helen775.6 years
Ruth781.4 years
Carl579.6 years
Richard568.6 years
Most common last names in Afton, WY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nield2281.1 years
Merritt2178.0 years
Gardner1981.6 years
Call1776.2 years
Anderson1573.0 years
Leavitt1372.6 years
Erickson1275.7 years
Kennington1179.6 years
Allred1080.7 years
Hale966.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Afton, WY
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 38.0%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Wood
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Afton, WY
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 27.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Afton compared to Wyoming state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Afton on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
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