Afton is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 818 people and just one neighborhood, Afton is the 768th largest community in New York. Afton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Afton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Afton is a village of professionals, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Afton who work in office and administrative support (10.86%), sales jobs (9.63%) and healthcare (8.15%).
Also of interest is that Afton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Afton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Afton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Afton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Afton is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.