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Afton is a city in Washington County, in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metro area.

The community was named for "Afton Water," poem by Robert Burns.

The latitude of Afton is 44.902N. The longitude is -92.783W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,865.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$89,095
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Afton demographic reports
Afton is on the St. Croix River.
Former and merged names include:
· Milton Mills
Local festivals include:
  • Afton Art in the Park - Sept. 29-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Afton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Afton State Park

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Afton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Twin Cities area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 55001 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Afton residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $36,338, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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51% of Afton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Afton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,125.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,473.


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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Afton political report.

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Afton restaurants taking online reservations include Afton House Inn ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Afton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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