Athens, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Athens, Texas Info Snack

Population
12,667
Unemployment
6.5%
Poverty
29.5%
Median Home
$94,300
Median Income
$37,533
Median Rent
$816

Athens SnackAbility

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

Athens, TX Crime Report

260
Total Crimes
2,038.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-13.13%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Athens
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 260 2,038.1 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 36 282.2 446.5 387.8
Murder 1 7.8 6.6 6.5
Robbery 9 70.5 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 20 156.8 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 224 1,755.9 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 51 399.8 370.7 314.2
Larceny 142 1,113.1 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 31 243.0 287.0 246.0

Athens, TX Cost Of Living

86
Athens's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Athens Texas National Average
Overall 86 94 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 91 89 100
Health 101 95 100
Housing 59 83 100
Transportation 96 89 100
Utilities 105 101 100

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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
2020 12,667 -0.1%
2019 12,677 0.2%
2018 12,653 -1.1%
2017 12,796 0.1%
2016 12,777 -0.0%
2015 12,782 0.1%
2014 12,767 0.3%
2013 12,728 0.4%
2012 12,671 0.1%
2011 12,653 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
49.7% (6,296)
African American
17.3% (2,193)
American Indian
0.6% (82)
Asian
2.1% (263)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.6% (201)
Hispanic
28.6% (3,627)
Race Athens TX USA
White 49.7% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 17.3% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 28.6% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Athens

Female
53.0% (6,718)
Male
47.0% (5,948)
Gender Athens TX USA
Female 53.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
9.0% (1,140)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (1,266)
High School / GED
37.0% (4,686)
Some College
21.0% (2,660)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (506)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (1,393)
Master's Degree
7.0% (886)
Professional Degree
1.0% (126)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Athens TX USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 20.0% 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
8.7% (110,120)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.1% (127,752)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (211,580)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.6% (171,986)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (124,040)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.4% (194,567)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (89,395)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.7% (135,795)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (51,039)
$200,000 or more
4.0% (50,420)
Income Athens TX USA
Less than $10,000 8.7% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.1% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.6% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.4% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.7% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.0% 7.8% 8.3%

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