Athens is a city located in Athens County Ohio. Athens has a 2020 population of 24,362. It is also the county seat of Athens County. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually but its population has increased by 0.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,266 in 2010.
The average household income in Athens is $54,317 with a poverty rate of 47.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $191,700. The median age in Athens is 21.4 years, 21.5 years for males, and 21.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Athenswas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 asian people with a rate of 90.75%.
89.30% of Athens residents speak only English, while 10.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is Hispanic, with 42.09% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 67.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.79%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Athens
90.74% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 65.87% having been born in Ohio. 7.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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