Athens SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
8

Athens, AL Photos

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Athens, Alabama Info Snack

Athens is a city in Limestone County, in the State of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city is 21,897. The city is the county seat of Limestone County and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.
Population
24,735
Unemployment
8.8%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$143,800
Median Income
$47,741
Median Rent
$613

Rankings for Athens in Alabama

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3

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4

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5

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Population 54,844

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8

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Population 10,614

Map Of Athens, AL

Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2017 24,735 1.1%
2016 24,461 2.2%
2015 23,938 2.6%
2014 23,335 2.4%
2013 22,789 2.7%
2012 22,198 3.0%
2011 21,561 2.4%
2010 21,059 -

Crime in Athens Per 100k

Crime Athens AL USA
Violent Crime 50.0 524.2 382.9
Murder 3.8 8.3 5.3
Robbery 46.1 86.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 0.0 387.8 248.9
Property Crime 2672.7 2957.3 2362.0
Burglary 330.7 645.7 430.4
Larceny 2295.8 2048.1 1694.0
Car Theft 46.1 263.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
70.8% (17,511)
African American
16.4% (4,060)
American Indian
1.1% (267)
Asian
1.6% (387)
Hawaiian
0.0% (11)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.1% (508)
Hispanic
8.0% (1,991)
Race Athens AL USA
White 70.8% 65.9% 61.5%
African American 16.4% 26.4% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 1.3% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.1% 1.7% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.0% 4.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Athens, Alabama

Less than $10,000
9.2% (227,561)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.2% (202,826)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (321,555)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (234,982)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (294,346)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.6% (410,601)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.8% (217,668)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.3% (279,505)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.2% (153,357)
$200,000 or more
5.2% (128,622)
Income Athens AL USA
Less than $10,000 9.2% 9.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.2% 6.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 12.3% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 10.9% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 13.9% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.6% 17.6% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 11.1% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.3% 11.3% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.2% 3.9% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 5.2% 3.3% 6.3%

Gender in Athens

Female
51.7% (12,778)
Male
48.3% (11,956)
Gender Athens AL USA
Female 51.7% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
7.4% (1,826)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (2,214)
High School / GED
27.4% (6,782)
Some College
21.6% (5,345)
Associate's Degree
7.6% (1,888)
Bachelor's Degree
19.2% (4,760)
Master's Degree
5.3% (1,304)
Professional Degree
1.7% (420)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (192)
Education Athens AL USA
< 9th Grade 7.4% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 10.0% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.4% 30.9% 27.3%
Some College 21.6% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.6% 8.2% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 19.2% 15.4% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.3% 6.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.0% 1.4%

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