Athens, IL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Athens, Illinois Info Snack

Population
2,120
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
13.3%
Median Home
$123,100
Median Income
$71,875
Median Rent
$788

Athens SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
9.5
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Athens, IL Photos

Matthew Rogers Building In Athens
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Athens in Illinois

Map Of Athens, IL

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Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2019 2,120 0.7%
2018 2,105 -1.1%
2017 2,129 5.8%
2016 2,013 13.3%
2015 1,776 -11.0%
2014 1,996 -0.8%
2013 2,013 -3.0%
2012 2,076 -5.0%
2011 2,185 -4.7%
2010 2,292 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
93.6% (1,984)
African American
0.2% (4)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.2% (4)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (4)
Two Or More
3.7% (79)
Hispanic
2.1% (45)
Race Athens IL USA
White 93.6% 61.3% 60.7%
African American 0.2% 14.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.2% 5.4% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 17.1% 18.0%

Gender in Athens

Female
50.9% (1,080)
Male
49.1% (1,040)
Gender Athens IL USA
Female 50.9% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (42)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (21)
High School / GED
33.0% (699)
Some College
30.0% (636)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (233)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (318)
Master's Degree
6.0% (127)
Professional Degree
1.0% (21)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (21)
Education Athens IL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 30.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Athens, Illinois

Less than $10,000
3.2% (6,681)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (4,368)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.7% (18,501)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.0% (8,480)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.7% (35,461)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (39,573)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.9% (33,663)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.5% (45,483)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (8,480)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (11,306)
Income Athens IL USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 6.3% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 3.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.7% 8.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.0% 8.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.7% 11.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 16.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.9% 12.8% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.5% 16.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 7.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 8.3% 7.7%

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