Athens, New York Population 2020

3,952
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Athens is a city located in New York. Athens has a 2020 population of 3,952. Athens is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,082 in 2010. Athens reached it's highest population of 4,082 in 2010.

The average household income in Athens is $68,086 with a poverty rate of 13.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $182,300. The median age in Athens is 49.7 years, 48.7 years for males, and 52.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.5 males.

Athens Demographics

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

  • White: 93.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.89%
  • Asian: 2.38%
  • Two or more races: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Athens, New York is 3,952, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,942.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,082.

Athens, New York Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,70493.84%
Black or African American1142.89%
Asian942.38%
Two or More Races190.48%
Some Other Race150.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native10.03%
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Athens Population Pyramid 2020

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Athens Median Age

49.7


Total

48.7


Male

52.3


Female

Athens Adults

There are 3,354 adults, (956 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female

1,902

48.19%

Male

2,045

51.81%

Athens Households and Families

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Athens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All78%22%
Non Family70.1%29.9%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male42.7%57.3%

78.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5152.5978
Married8033.0190.3
Non Family5481.2870.1
Female894.6944.9
Male755.2342.7

3.32

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Athens Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade742.52%
9th to 12th Grade2187.42%
High School Graduate1,17439.96%
Some College54518.55%
Associates Degree37312.70%
Bachelors Degree2909.87%
Graduate Degree2648.99%
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Athens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,6832,414503
Hispanic14514020
Black98904
Asian716122
Other Race151515
Multiple Races555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,579$45,521$32,955
Less Than High School$$$22,031
High School Grad$32,275$47,237$29,028
Some College$43,193$42,917$43,325
Bachelors Degree$52,625$59,306$50,000
Graduate Degree$55,391$$57,361

$41,579

Average Earnings

$45,521

Average Male

$32,955

Average Female

Athens Language

Athens Language by Age

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Athens Language

94.05% of Athens residents speak only English, while 5.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.39% of the population.

Athens Poverty

Athens Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,49047613.64%
Black1143228.07%
Multiple19947.37%

13.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.76%

Male Poverty Rate

13.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Multiple, with 47.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is White, with 13.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.24%.

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Name Poverty
Some College26.25%
Less Than High School13.01%
High School9.37%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed13.04%
Male Unemployed7.04%
Female Employed5.67%
Male Employed3.81%

Athens Income

Athens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,550$68,086
Families$75,250$79,204
Married Families$78,125-
Non Families$28,250$47,949
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Athens Marital Status

Athens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Athens Marital Status by Race

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Athens Veterans

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275

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam76
Korea60
World War II30
Second Gulf War5
First Gulf War4
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Age Group Veterans
75+116
35 to 5457
65 to 7452
55 to 6445
18 to 345
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Name Veterans % of Total
White2618.33%
Asian1011.11%
Black43.67%

Athens Veterans by Education

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28.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Employment Status

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

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Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,95250.13%
20193,94750.13%
20183,94250.13%
20173,937-3-0.08%
20163,940-11-0.28%
20153,951-16-0.40%
20143,967-33-0.82%
20134,000-30-0.74%
20124,030-34-0.84%
20114,064-18-0.44%
20104,0820.00%