Athens is a city located in Ohio. With a 2020 population of 24,588, it is the 63rd largest city in Ohio and the 1568th largest city in the United States. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 3.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,832 in 2010. Athens reached it's highest population of 25,286 in 2016. Spanning over 10 miles, Athens has a population density of 2,502 people per square mile.
The average household income in Athens is $48,628 with a poverty rate of 48.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $805 per month, and the median house value is $190,200. The median age in Athens is 21.3 years, 21.5 years for males, and 21.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.9 males.