Poverty in Afton, Wyoming

What is the poverty rate in Afton, Wyoming?
The poverty rate in Afton is 8.7%. One out of every 11.5 residents of Afton lives in poverty.

How many people in Afton, Wyoming live in poverty?
205 of 2,358 Afton residents reported income levels below the poverty line in the last year.

How does the poverty rate in Afton compare to the rest of Wyoming?
The Poverty Rate across the state of Wyoming is 11.1%, meaning Afton has a meaningfully lower than average percentage of residents below the poverty line when compared to the rest of Wyoming.

Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Race

Race Population Poverty Rate National Poverty Rate Population

White

1,986

7.6% 10.3% 82.5%

What's the Poverty Rate in Afton, Wyoming By Race?

7.6% of White residents of Afton, Wyoming live below the poverty line.

The Poverty Rate of white residents in Afton, Wyoming is dramatically lower than the national average of 10.3%. 150 of 1,986 white Wyomingites live below the poverty line. Approximately 82.5% of the total population of Afton, Wyoming are white.

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Sex

What is the poverty rate for men vs women living in Afton, Wyoming?

Male

The Poverty Rate for men who live in Afton, Wyoming is 8.6%.

Female

The Poverty Rate for women who live in Afton, Wyoming is 8.8%.

Poverty Rate Disparity for Male vs Female Residents of Afton, Wyoming

Female residents of Afton, Wyoming are slightly(2%) more likely to live in poverty than males.

105 of 1,223 males in Afton live below the poverty line.

100 of 1,135 females in Afton live below the poverty line.

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By School Enrollment

Understanding where poverty hits hardest in Afton can be better understood by segmenting poverty by whether or not the resident is in school or not.

  • Enrolled in School in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 8.4%.
  • Not Enrolled in School in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 6.7%.

Poverty for younger ages in Afton is seen as the most undesirable for the future of the community.

  • Enrolled in Nursery School in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Elementary School(Grades 1-4) in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 14.2%.

Poverty for developing children and young adults in Afton can have drastic impacts on graduation and college attendance rates.

  • Enrolled in Middle School(Grade 5-8) in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 11.6%.
  • Enrolled in High School (Grades 9-12) in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 4.3%.

Adult students in college, graduate or professional schools generally bring employers, revenue and higher living wages post-graduation and are seen as a positive to the community.

  • Enrolled in Undergraduate School in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
  • Enrolled in Graduate or Professional School in Afton, Wyoming have a Poverty Rate of 0.0%.
Source: 2017 ACS 5 Year

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

What's the Poverty Rate By Age in Afton, Wyoming?

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate Distribution by Age

Breakdown of Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Age

Age Poverty Rate

Children Under 6

23.6%

Children 6 to 11 Years Old

12.8%

Adolescents 12 to 17 Years Old

4.1%

Adults 18 to 59 Years Old

7.0%

Adults 60 to 74 Years Old

10.1%

75 to 84 Years Old

0.0%

Over 85 Years Old

0.0%

Afton, Wyoming Poverty Rate By Place of Birth

What is the poverty rate for residents of Afton, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

US Citizen

The Poverty Rate for residents of Afton, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States is 8.5%.

Foreign

The Poverty Rate for residents of Afton, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 13.1%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Afton, Wyoming born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Afton, Wyoming have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 2,274 residents of Afton, Wyoming who were born citizens of the United States, 194 (8.5%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 11 (13.1%) of 84 residents of Afton, Wyoming who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Afton, Wyoming

The poverty rate in Afton is 8.7%.
Afton is in Lincoln County.
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Afton 8.7%
Kemmerer 6.2%
Star Valley Ranch 3.2%

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