Living in Athol, MA

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

Athol, Massachusetts Info Snack

Population
8,617
Unemployment
10.0%
Poverty
17.3%
Median Home
$146,400
Median Income
$49,653
Median Rent
$858

Athol SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
4

Athol, MA Crime Report

148
Total Crimes
1,267.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-48.83%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Athol
/ 100k People
Massachusetts
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 148 1,267.2 1,507.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 47 402.4 327.6 366.7
Murder 1 8.6 2.2 5.0
Robbery 2 17.1 52.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 37 316.8 241.0 250.2
Property Crime 101 864.8 1,179.8 2,109.9
Burglary 9 77.1 179.0 340.5
Larceny 88 753.5 911.8 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 34.2 89.0 219.9

Athol, MA Cost Of Living

101
Athol's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Athol Massachusetts National Average
Overall 101 131 100
Services 120 122 100
Groceries 100 109 100
Health 118 121 100
Housing 71 165 100
Transportation 98 107 100
Utilities 127 114 100

Rankings for Athol in Massachusetts

Map Of Athol, MA

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7

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8

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9

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Population over time in Athol

Year Population % Change
2019 8,617 2.4%
2018 8,412 0.2%
2017 8,394 -0.4%
2016 8,428 0.0%
2015 8,427 1.0%
2014 8,340 4.6%
2013 7,976 2.6%
2012 7,772 -1.2%
2011 7,867 -1.9%
2010 8,020 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athol

White
88.8% (7,652)
African American
0.7% (57)
American Indian
0.1% (11)
Asian
0.3% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.6% (52)
Two Or More
3.0% (262)
Hispanic
6.5% (557)
Race Athol MA USA
White 88.8% 71.6% 60.7%
African American 0.7% 6.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 6.6% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.8% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.5% 11.8% 18.0%

Gender in Athol

Female
54.7% (4,714)
Male
45.3% (3,903)
Gender Athol MA USA
Female 54.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 45.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athol for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (258)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (775)
High School / GED
40.0% (3,446)
Some College
20.0% (1,723)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (947)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (947)
Master's Degree
5.0% (430)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (86)
Education Athol MA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 24.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 14.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 3.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Athol, Massachusetts

Less than $10,000
5.4% (46,758)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (94,031)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (98,399)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (77,332)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (116,897)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.0% (137,964)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (89,407)
$100,000 to $149,999
17.2% (148,241)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (44,189)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (8,478)
Income Athol MA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.2% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 4.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 6.7% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 9.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.0% 14.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.1% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 17.2% 17.8% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 10.2% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 13.2% 7.7%

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