Athens, TN
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Athens, Tennessee Info Snack

Population
13,931
Unemployment
7.6%
Poverty
23.7%
Median Home
$156,800
Median Income
$36,864
Median Rent
$741

Athens SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Athens, TN Crime Report

930
Total Crimes
6,615.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
181.97%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Athens
/ 100k People
Tennessee
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 930 6,615.0 3,165.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 131 931.8 672.7 387.8
Murder 1 7.1 9.6 6.5
Robbery 14 99.6 81.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 111 789.5 543.2 279.7
Property Crime 799 5,683.2 2,492.8 1,958.2
Burglary 104 739.7 384.5 314.2
Larceny 621 4,417.1 1,802.0 1,398.0
Car Theft 74 526.4 306.4 246.0

Athens, TN Cost Of Living

81
Athens's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Athens Tennessee National Average
Overall 81 89 100
Services 90 94 100
Groceries 92 91 100
Health 93 91 100
Housing 67 81 100
Transportation 85 86 100
Utilities 86 92 100

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Rankings for Athens in Tennessee

Map Of Athens, TN

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Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2020 13,931 1.3%
2019 13,752 1.4%
2018 13,559 -0.7%
2017 13,651 0.1%
2016 13,634 0.2%
2015 13,603 0.2%
2014 13,580 0.7%
2013 13,492 -0.1%
2012 13,510 0.1%
2011 13,491 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
78.3% (10,910)
African American
9.4% (1,305)
American Indian
0.8% (106)
Asian
0.9% (123)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (9)
Two Or More
2.8% (397)
Hispanic
7.8% (1,081)
Race Athens TN USA
White 78.3% 73.4% 60.1%
African American 9.4% 16.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.8% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.9% 1.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 7.8% 5.6% 18.2%

Gender in Athens

Female
51.8% (7,222)
Male
48.2% (6,709)
Gender Athens TN USA
Female 51.8% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.0% (975)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (1,393)
High School / GED
34.0% (4,736)
Some College
21.0% (2,925)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (835)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (2,089)
Master's Degree
5.0% (696)
Professional Degree
1.0% (139)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (139)
Education Athens TN USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 32.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Athens, Tennessee

Less than $10,000
13.6% (189,313)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.9% (123,809)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (158,601)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (174,917)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (235,142)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.9% (235,862)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.2% (72,462)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (109,653)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (52,307)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (41,029)
Income Athens TN USA
Less than $10,000 13.6% 6.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.9% 4.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 10.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 10.2% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 13.9% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.9% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.2% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 13.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 5.1% 8.3%

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