Living in Athens, AL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Athens, Alabama Info Snack

Population
25,922
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
13.5%
Median Home
$161,400
Median Income
$53,165
Median Rent
$664

Athens SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Athens, AL Crime Report

781
Total Crimes
2,983.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.46%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Athens
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 781 2,983.5 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 13 49.7 510.8 366.7
Murder 3 11.5 7.3 5.0
Robbery 8 30.6 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2 7.6 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 768 2,933.9 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 110 420.2 531.9 340.5
Larceny 630 2,406.7 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 28 107.0 256.5 219.9

Athens, AL Cost Of Living

88
Athens's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Athens Alabama National Average
Overall 88 89 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 95 96 100
Health 85 91 100
Housing 72 72 100
Transportation 88 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

Athens, AL Photos

Limestone County Courthousec Athensc Alabama
Source: Public Domain
Founders Hall Athens State Univ
Source: Public Domain
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Source: Public Domain
Browns Ferry Npp
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Rankings for Athens in Alabama

Map Of Athens, AL

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Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2019 25,922 3.0%
2018 25,176 1.8%
2017 24,735 1.1%
2016 24,461 2.2%
2015 23,938 2.6%
2014 23,335 2.4%
2013 22,789 2.7%
2012 22,198 3.0%
2011 21,561 2.4%
2010 21,059 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
71.2% (18,464)
African American
16.7% (4,328)
American Indian
0.6% (164)
Asian
1.6% (408)
Hawaiian
0.2% (54)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.2% (566)
Hispanic
7.5% (1,938)
Race Athens AL USA
White 71.2% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 16.7% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.2% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.5% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Athens

Female
51.8% (13,415)
Male
48.2% (12,506)
Gender Athens AL USA
Female 51.8% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,296)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,073)
High School / GED
28.0% (7,258)
Some College
19.0% (4,925)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (2,332)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (5,702)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,555)
Professional Degree
2.0% (518)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (259)
Education Athens AL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Athens, Alabama

Less than $10,000
8.8% (228,682)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (158,064)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.7% (329,369)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.6% (249,923)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.8% (280,819)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (409,643)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.2% (263,164)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.2% (342,610)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.6% (171,857)
$200,000 or more
6.1% (158,064)
Income Athens AL USA
Less than $10,000 8.8% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.7% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.6% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.8% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.2% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.2% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.6% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 6.1% 4.1% 7.7%

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