Athens County, Ohio Population 2018

Athens County, Ohio's estimated population is 66,597 with a growth rate of 2.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Athens County, Ohio is the 37th largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201766,5971,4942.29%
201665,103-1,217-1.84%
201666,3205270.80%
201565,7931,1441.77%
201464,6491930.30%
201364,456-134-0.21%
201264,590-490-0.75%
201165,080-98-0.15%
201065,1785,6299.45%
199059,5493,1505.59%
198056,3991,5102.75%
197054,8897,89116.79%
196046,9981,1592.53%
195045,839-327-0.71%
194046,1661,9914.51%
193044,175-6,255-12.40%
192050,4302,6325.51%
191047,7989,06823.41%
190038,7303,53610.05%
189035,1946,78323.87%
188028,4114,64319.53%
187023,7682,40411.25%
186021,3643,14917.29%
185018,215-894-4.68%
184019,1099,32295.25%
18309,7873,44954.42%
18206,3383,547127.09%
18102,7910.00%

Athens County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White59,238
Asian2,039
Two or More Races1,696
Black or African American1,609
Some Other Race321
American Indian and Alaska Native178
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Athens County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15%20% Male Population0%5%10%15%20% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Athens County, Ohio Median Age

28.2


Total

27.5


Male

28.8


Female

Athens County, Ohio Adults

There are 55,207 adults, (7,422 of which are seniors) in Athens County, Ohio.

Athens County, Ohio Age Dependency

36.2

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

32,611

50.09%

Male

32,492

49.91%

Athens County, Ohio Households and Families

Athens County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Athens County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All56.1%43.9%
Male46%54%
Female44.4%55.6%
Non Family38.1%61.9%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Athens County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,3282.4856.1
Non Family10,2071.6538.1
Married8,7653.181.3
Female2,1683.3844.4
Male1,1883.4346

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Athens County, Ohio Households

Athens County, Ohio Education

Athens County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7852.20%
9th to 12th Grade2,9018.14%
High School Graduate11,70832.85%
Some College6,40317.97%
Associates Degree3,4619.71%
Bachelors Degree4,94913.89%
Graduate Degree5,43115.24%

Athens County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White33,18729,6088,972
Asian860841729
Black611590291
Multiple Races523494194
Hispanic380342181
Other Race13811472
Native American11011021

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.77%.

Athens County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,583$36,140$23,796
Less Than High School$17,636$20,000$10,655
High School Grad$25,794$32,525$19,646
Some College$28,043$32,868$22,188
Bachelors Degree$32,522$39,187$24,787
Graduate Degree$50,325$55,284$44,830

$30,583

Average Earnings

$36,140

Average Male

$23,796

Average Female

Athens County, Ohio Language

Athens County, Ohio Language by Age

Athens County, Ohio Language

94.52% of Athens County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

Athens County, Ohio Poverty

Athens County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,24714,76329.38%
Asian1,76287549.66%
Multiple1,33677057.63%
Black1,02652751.36%
Hispanic94340142.52%
Native1788346.63%
Other2943712.59%

31.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.04%

Male Poverty Rate

31.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens County, Ohio is Multiple, with 57.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens County, Ohio is Other, with 12.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.25%.

Athens County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.62%
Some College24.19%
High School17.85%
Bachelors or Greater13.87%

Athens County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.30%
Female Unemployed53.97%
Female Employed23.89%
Male Employed20.79%

Athens County, Ohio Income

Athens County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,221$50,089
Families$51,101$67,016
Married Families$63,200$78,797
Non Families$20,132$28,751

Athens County, Ohio Marital Status

Athens County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Athens County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Athens County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Athens County, Ohio Veterans

Athens County, Ohio Veterans by War

3,451

Number of Veterans

3,319

Male Veterans

132

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,274
Second Gulf War514
First Gulf War478
Korea298
World War II162

Athens County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74848
55 to 64794
35 to 54794
75+600
18 to 34415

Athens County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2716.51%
2 or More574.56%
Black493.41%
Asian382.09%
Indian3323.57%
Hispanic252.62%
Other31.19%

Athens County, Ohio Veterans by Education

14.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens County, Ohio Employment Status

Athens County, Ohio Employment by Age

53.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

9.4%

Unemployment Rate

Athens County, Ohio Employment by Race

Athens County, Ohio Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Athens County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Athens238382534115036.31%
Nelsonville53945299-95-1.76%
Glouster1793179300.00%
Chauncey10381036-2-0.19%
Albany844891475.57%
Buchtel 557553-4-0.72%
Coolville494492-2-0.40%
Jacksonville484482-2-0.41%
Trimble401395-6-1.50%
Amesville15615710.64%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990