Afton, MN 55001 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55001: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Afton, MN 55001

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 58
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,046
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.905, Longitude -92.817
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Afton, MN 55001 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,181
Daytime Population: Workers 671
Daytime Population: Residents 1,616
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,287
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 3,178
Population in Familes 2,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 123
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $106,947
Average Household Income $128,507
Per Capita Income $48,382


Total Housing Units 1,265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,119 (88.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $443,992
Average Home Value $518,387


Total Households 1,197
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 949
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 1.14%
Households 1.01% 1.19%
Families 0.95% 1.11%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Afton, MN 55001 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55001 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 325 63rd
Population Density # 235 73rd
Diversity Index # 300 66th
Median Household Income # 19 98th
Per Capita Income # 41 95th

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