Afton is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 9,176 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Afton is the 77th largest community in Virginia.
Afton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Virginia, but Afton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Afton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Afton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Afton is a town of professionals, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Afton who work in office and administrative support (11.14%), management occupations (9.42%) and healthcare (8.63%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.69% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Afton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Afton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Afton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Afton may be for you.
The citizens of Afton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.42% of adults in Afton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Afton in 2010 was $41,052, which is wealthy relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,208 for a family of four. However, Afton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Afton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Afton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Afton include German, English, Irish, Italian, Scots-Irish and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Afton is English.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,994|
|AFTON HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.52%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.48%|
|TYPE OF AFTON HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||79.98%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.32%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||3.90%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||8.77%|
|SIZE OF AFTON HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.29%|
|AGE OF AFTON HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||15.45%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||51.89%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||17.64%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||15.02%|
|AFTON REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$322,842|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,032|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $53,000||4.24%|
|$53,001 - $107,000||6.97%|
|$107,001 - $213,000||16.28%|
|$213,001 - $320,000||22.16%|
|$320,001 - $427,000||15.89%|
|$427,001 - $534,000||9.03%|
|$534,001 - $800,000||12.28%|
|$800,001 - $1,067,000||10.65%|
|PEOPLE OF AFTON||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.10%|
|5 TO 17||15.07%|
|18 TO 24||6.07%|
|25 TO 34||6.50%|
|35 TO 54||29.58%|
|55 TO 64||19.37%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||19.30%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.01%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$60,408|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,052|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.30%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (18.19%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.03%)
Information Technology (3.35%)
Public Service (2.57%)
Real estate (2.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.29%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.79%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||2.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (18.05%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (97.09%)
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