Athens is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 129,770, it is the 6th largest city in Georgia and the 216th largest city in the United States. Athens is currently growing at a rate of 1.49% annually and its population has increased by 12.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 115,452 in 2010. Spanning over 118 miles, Athens has a population density of 1,116 people per square mile.
The average household income in Athens is $56,917 with a poverty rate of 31.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $844 per month, and the median house value is $164,100. The median age in Athens is 27.6 years, 27.1 years for males, and 28.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.