Athens Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Athens Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
24,536

Age

Under 5 Years:
2.1%
5 - 17:
5.0%
18 - 24:
63.0%
25 - 34:
10.9%
35 - 54:
9.9%
55 - 64:
4.2%
Over 65 Years:
4.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
58.3%
58.3%
High School Graduates
96.1%
96.1%
College Graduated
66.7%
66.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Athens
$16,321
$16,321
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Athens
$32,360
$32,360
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
47.3%

Employment Industries in Athens

 
Education
36.5%
36.5%
Accommodation
21.6%
21.6%
Retail
8.8%
8.8%
Healthcare
6.8%
6.8%
Manufacturing
5.1%
5.1%
Arts
3.3%
3.3%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
3.1%
3.1%
Other
2.7%
2.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
81.9%
81.9%
Asian
6.0%
6.0%
Black or African American
5.5%
5.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
3.5%
3.5%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.8%
2.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.2%
0.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
20.7%
20.7%
Irish
14.4%
14.4%
Italian
7.9%
7.9%
English
6.7%
6.7%
Polish
4.4%
4.4%
European
2.3%
2.3%
Scottish
2.2%
2.2%
French
2.2%
2.2%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
Hungarian
1.2%
1.2%
Greek
1.0%
1.0%
British
1.0%
1.0%
Slovak
0.9%
0.9%
Russian
0.9%
0.9%
Scots-Irish
0.9%
0.9%
Other Arab
0.8%
0.8%
Dutch
0.8%
0.8%
Czech
0.7%
0.7%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Swedish
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.3%
89.3%
Chinese
3.1%
3.1%
Arabic
2.0%
2.0%
Spanish
1.5%
1.5%
Langs. of India
1.2%
1.2%
African languages
0.5%
0.5%
German/Yiddish
0.5%
0.5%
Other Asian languages
0.5%
0.5%
Pacific Island languages
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Persian
0.1%
0.1%
Native American languages
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Hungarian
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Athens Residents:
9.3%