Athens, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Athens, Texas Info Snack

Population
12,664
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
30.2%
Median Home
$87,200
Median Income
$38,149
Median Rent
$854

Athens SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Athens, TX Crime Report

330
Total Crimes
2,576.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
4.04%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Athens
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 330 2,576.7 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 47 367.0 418.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 8 62.5 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 29 226.4 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 283 2,209.7 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 75 585.6 392.8 340.5
Larceny 170 1,327.4 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 38 296.7 267.2 219.9

Athens, TX Cost Of Living

87
Athens's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Athens Texas National Average
Overall 87 91 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 92 90 100
Health 93 97 100
Housing 60 83 100
Transportation 101 94 100
Utilities 110 102 100

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Rankings for Athens in Texas

Map Of Athens, TX

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Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2019 12,664 -0.1%
2018 12,677 0.2%
2017 12,653 -1.1%
2016 12,796 0.1%
2015 12,777 -0.0%
2014 12,782 0.1%
2013 12,767 0.3%
2012 12,728 0.4%
2011 12,671 0.1%
2010 12,653 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
50.2% (6,362)
African American
16.7% (2,116)
American Indian
0.6% (72)
Asian
2.6% (333)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.9% (237)
Hispanic
28.0% (3,544)
Race Athens TX USA
White 50.2% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 16.7% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.6% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 2.6% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.9% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 28.0% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Athens

Female
52.1% (6,600)
Male
47.9% (6,064)
Gender Athens TX USA
Female 52.1% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (1,013)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,139)
High School / GED
35.0% (4,432)
Some College
20.0% (2,532)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (759)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (1,772)
Master's Degree
7.0% (886)
Professional Degree
1.0% (126)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Athens TX USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Athens, Texas

Less than $10,000
7.9% (99,909)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.6% (122,184)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (211,285)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.5% (170,665)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.5% (119,891)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.1% (190,647)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (117,598)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (112,685)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (58,635)
$200,000 or more
5.0% (62,894)
Income Athens TX USA
Less than $10,000 7.9% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.6% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.5% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.5% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.1% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.0% 7.4% 7.7%

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