Athens, Michigan Population 2022

918
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Athens is a city located in Calhoun County Michigan. Athens has a 2020 population of 918. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 936 in 2010.

The average household income in Athens is $58,004 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $88,000. The median age in Athens is 35 years, 37.1 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Athens Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Athenswas:

  • White: 94.35%
  • Two or more races: 4.69%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Athens, Michigan is 918 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 936.

Athens, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98694.35%
Black or African American60.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.38%
Two or More Races494.69%
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Athens Population by Race

Athens Population Pyramid 2022

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Athens Median Age

37.9


Total

41.1


Male

36.1


Female

Athens Adults

There are 801 adults, (133 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female

610

58.37%

Male

435

41.63%

Athens Population by Age

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Athens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family89.9%10.1%
All81.5%18.5%
Married80.3%19.7%
Female55.4%44.6%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Athens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3782.7681.5
Married1733.3380.3
Male403.65100
Female563.4355.4
Non Family1091.289.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Athens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade7110.06%
High School Graduate24634.84%
Some College26537.54%
Associates Degree628.78%
Bachelors Degree405.67%
Graduate Degree223.12%
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Athens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic777
White66159055
Native American44
2+ Races3434

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,083$40,724$34,635
Less Than 9th Grade$29,583$30,000$
High School Graduate$40,724$42,171$38,750
Some College$34,931$41,250$33,603
Bachelors Degree$75,521$$75,521
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,083

Average Earnings

$40,724

Average Male

$34,635

Average Female

Athens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Athens Language by Age

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Athens Language

100.00% of Athens residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Athens Language

Athens Poverty by Race

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12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.89%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is White, with 13.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.61%.

Athens Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.27%
High School11.79%
Some College9.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.84%

Athens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.39%
Male Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed7.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Athens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Athens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,063$61,324
Families$59,205$68,416
Married Families$76,406-
Non Families$22,470$36,039
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Income by Household Type

Athens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens Married by Age and Sex

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Athens Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Athens Marital Status by Race

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Athens Marital Status

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52

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War10
Vietnam11
Korea
World War II2

Athens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 343
35 to 542
55 to 6420
65 to 745
75+22

Athens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White516.77%
Native American125.00%

Athens Veterans by Race

Athens Veterans by Education

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9.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

3.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Athens Employment by Age

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Athens Employment by Race

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Athens Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.31%

Born in Athens

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 75.31% having been born in Michigan. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Athens Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0240.00%
20111,015-9-0.88%
20121,006-9-0.89%
2013997-9-0.89%
2014988-9-0.90%
2015979-9-0.91%
2016970-9-0.92%
2017961-9-0.93%
2018952-9-0.94%
2019943-9-0.95%
2020936-7-0.74%
2021927-9-0.96%
2022918-9-0.97%

Athens Population by Year