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Affton, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Affton Census Designated Place had a population of 21,820 as of July 1, 2016. Affton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Affton is located at latitude 38.5494 and longitude -90.3256 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the Affton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The Affton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2393314) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Affton Census Designated Place is located within Township of Concord, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Affton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Affton, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,820
Population in Households 21,818
Population in Familes 16,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 4,570
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 9,562
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 5,571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,151 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,411 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 595 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $151,400
Average Home Value $165,840


Median Household Income $53,436
Average Household Income $65,558
Per Capita Income $28,963
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% 0.11%
Households 0.09% 0.1%
Families -0.47% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Affton, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Affton to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 32 97th
Population Density1 # 34 97th
Diversity Index2 # 320 69th
Median Household Income # 222 79th
Per Capita Income # 127 88th

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