Send us your Afton photos:
Afton is a township in Brookings County, in the Brookings metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Afton. For links to other places called Afton, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Afton is 44.412N. The longitude is -96.708W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,716 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 224.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Afton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brookings 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 57002 ZIP code.
38% of Afton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Afton ancestry & family history guide.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Afton was $19,215, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $321. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,281.
Brookings 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about Afton:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!