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Afton is a town in Chenango County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Afton. For links to other places called Afton, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Afton is 42.227N. The longitude is -75.524W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,977.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Afton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chenango County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 13813 ZIP code.
19% of Afton residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Afton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Afton was $16,239, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Afton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Afton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $329. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $787.
Chenango County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Afton political report.
The average commute time for Afton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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