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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.


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Median household income
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$33,730
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 Susquehanna River.
Well-known residents have included:
· Joseph Smith, founder of Mormonism

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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.

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12% 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 $329.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $787.


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

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The average commute time for Afton workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Nothing for young people, basically all elderly live here, taxes are VERY high, you get no services, would not recommend to live in this area

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