Afton, WY Profile: Facts & Data


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Afton, Wyoming - Basic Facts

The Town of Afton had a population of 2,066 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Afton is located at latitude 42.7295 and longitude -110.9317 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Afton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,240 feet.

The Town of Afton (GNIS ID: 2412337) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Wyoming is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Afton is located within Afton Division of Lincoln County.

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Afton, WY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,066
Population in Households 2,046
Population in Familes 1,785
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $57,559
Average Household Income $66,971
Per Capita Income $24,227


Total Housing Units 930 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 584 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 179 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (18.0%)
Median Home Value $219,574
Average Home Value $232,735


Total Households 763
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 554
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.95% 1.28%
Households 1.0% 1.35%
Families 1.35% 1.2%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Afton, WY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Afton to the other 204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wyoming by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 36 83rd
Population Density # 74 64th
Diversity Index # 148 28th
Median Household Income # 117 43rd
Per Capita Income # 176 14th

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