Athens, Michigan Population 2020

999

Athens is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 999, it is the 351st largest city in Michigan and the 10297th largest city in the United States. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,024 in 2010. Athens reached it's highest population of 1,023 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Athens has a population density of 992 people per square mile.

The average household income in Athens is $57,747 with a poverty rate of 10.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $825 per month, and the median house value is $87,000. The median age in Athens is 37.7 years, 37.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.9 males.

Athens Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Athens was:

  • White: 98.51%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Athens, Michigan is 999, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,001.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,024.

Athens, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White99398.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native141.39%
Two or More Races10.10%

Athens Population Pyramid 2020

Athens Median Age

37.7


Total

37.3


Male

39.1


Female

Athens Adults

There are 771 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female

551

54.66%

Male

457

45.34%

Athens Households and Families

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Athens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.4%4.6%
All83.1%16.9%
Non Family76.1%23.9%
Female52.6%47.4%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3612.7983.1
Married1753.3995.4
Non Family1091.376.1
Female573.4252.6
Male203.85100

3.3

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Athens Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade598.82%
High School Graduate26539.61%
Some College20029.90%
Associates Degree7611.36%
Bachelors Degree456.73%
Graduate Degree243.59%

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White65759865
Native American88
Hispanic444

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,208$42,625$27,008
Less Than High School$35,278$35,556$
High School Grad$34,167$39,844$26,513
Some College$34,792$52,841$30,278
Bachelors Degree$47,813$44,583$54,375
Graduate Degree$$$

$35,208

Average Earnings

$42,625

Average Male

$27,008

Average Female

Athens Language

Athens Language by Age

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 Poverty

Athens Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White97410210.47%
Native14214.29%

10.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Native, with 14.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is White, with 10.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.95%
Some College10.87%
High School7.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.67%
Female Employed9.78%
Male Employed3.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Athens Income

Athens Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,850$57,747
Families$55,625$61,206
Married Families$67,361-
Non Families$34,375$43,638

Athens Marital Status

Athens Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens Married by Age and Sex

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

Athens Veterans

55

Number of Veterans

55

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War9
Korea6
First Gulf War5
World War II3
Age Group Veterans
75+20
55 to 6415
65 to 749
18 to 349
35 to 542
Name Veterans % of Total
White526.90%
Indian321.43%

$Athens Veterans by Education

3.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Employment Status

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Athens Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

81.05%

Born in Michigan

99.80%

Native Born

0.20%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.80% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 81.05% having been born in Michigan. 0.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020999-1-0.10%
20191,000-1-0.10%
20181,0010.00%
20171,001-1-0.10%
20161,002-3-0.30%
20151,005-5-0.50%
20141,010-2-0.20%
20131,0120.00%
20121,012-3-0.30%
20111,015-8-0.78%
20101,0230.00%