C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$102,900
National
$178,600
Median Rent
$625
National
$928
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    21%
  • Own
    79%

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    273
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    133
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    525
  • Theft
    2,081
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$46,458
National
$53,889
Children
15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    5%
    11%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    47%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%

    Afton Reviews

    3 reviews
    I love my area. The schools hold themselves to a higher standard-classes are small. Country living is my favorite. I would like to stay but there are not a lot of jobs right in town. The nearest hospital closed down to just an er
    Review Afton
    Lots of country to explore!any wild life animals and dairy farms that are still up and running.
    There are drug problems in the town area but it is the safest town compared to the surrounding towns