Athens, Michigan Population 2024

946

Athens is a city located in Branch County, Calhoun County, and St. Joseph County Michigan. Athens has a 2024 population of 946. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 966 in 2020.

The average household income in Athens is $73,384 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Athens is 36.8 years, 41.2 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Athens Demographics

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

  • White: 91.12%
  • Two or more races: 6.44%
  • Native American: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
939.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.07% (-20)
The current population of Athens, Michigan is 946 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 966.

Athens, Michigan Population 2024

Population by Race

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,00591.12%
Two or more races716.44%
Native American211.9%
Black or African American50.45%
Other race10.09%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Athens Population by Race

Athens Population Pyramid 2024

Athens Median Age

36.8

Total

41.2

Male

32.9

Female

Athens Adults

There are 840 adults, (148 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female61856.03%
Male48543.97%

Athens Population by Age

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3942.876.423.6
Married1813.4385.614.4
Non Family1281.3470.329.7
Male473.4780.919.1
Female383.8947.452.6

3.34

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

76.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Athens Households and Families

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade70.92%
9th to 12th Grade678.83%
High School Graduate29639%
Some College26835.31%
Associates Degree567.38%
Bachelors Degree374.87%
Graduate Degree283.69%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Athens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White68761865
2+ Races53530
Native American18130
Hispanic770
Other Race110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.46%.

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,989$47,083$40,982
Less Than 9th Grade$33,317$33,828$28,750
High School Graduate$46,532$57,933$32,396
Some College$39,750$36,875$42,386
Bachelors Degree$100,000$0$67,188
Graduate Degree$53,125$0$53,750

$42,989

Average Earnings

$47,083

Average Male

$40,982

Average Female

Athens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Athens Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Athens Language

100% of Athens residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Athens Language

Athens Poverty by Race

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,00510710.65%
Native21942.86%
Multiple7168.45%

11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.22%

Male Poverty Rate

14.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Native, with 42.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is Multiple, with 8.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.73%.

Athens Poverty

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.86%
Some College10.19%
High School5.74%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Athens Poverty Rate by Education

rate

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed2.76%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Athens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Athens Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Median
Mean
Households$60,500$73,384
Families$79,545$83,689
Married Families$87,917$-999,999,999
Non Families-$47,356

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Athens Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Athens Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Athens Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Athens Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

55

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

War
Veterans
First Gulf War17
Vietnam13
Second Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II0

Athens Veterans by War

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6427
75+21
65 to 745
35 to 542
18 to 340

Athens Veterans by Age

count

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Name
Veterans
% of Total
White496.41%
2+ Races58.77%
Hispanic228.57%
Native American15.56%

Athens Veterans by Race

Athens Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Athens Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Athens Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Athens Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

82.05%

Born in Athens

99.91%

Native Born

0.09%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.91% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 82.05% having been born in Michigan. 0.09% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

Download Table Data

Enter your email below, and you'll receive this table's data in your inbox momentarily.

Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029921-5-0.54%
2028926-5-0.54%
2027931-5-0.53%
2026936-5-0.53%
2025941-5-0.53%
2024946-5-0.53%
2023951-5-0.52%
2022956-7-0.73%
2021963-3-0.31%
2020966-30-3.01%
201999600%
2018996-3-0.3%
2017999-2-0.2%
20161,001-4-0.4%
20151,005-5-0.5%
20141,010-2-0.2%
20131,01200%
20121,012-3-0.3%
20111,015-8-0.78%
20101,02300%

Athens Population by Year