Living in Athens, WV

Demographics
Updated: 2020-03-10

Athens SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
6
Education
8.5
Commute
10

Athens, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
1,043
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
25.6%
Median Home
$119,700
Median Income
$51,458
Median Rent
$646

Rankings for Athens in West Virginia

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Map Of Athens, WV

Population over time in Athens

Year Population % Change
2017 1,043 -5.6%
2016 1,105 3.3%
2015 1,070 -1.5%
2014 1,086 2.3%
2013 1,062 -6.3%
2012 1,134 23.7%
2011 917 -4.3%
2010 958 -3.1%
2009 989 -

Race / Ethnicity in Athens

White
88.8% (926)
African American
7.1% (74)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.5% (5)
Two Or More
0.6% (6)
Hispanic
3.1% (32)
Race Athens WV USA
White 88.8% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 7.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.1% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Athens, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
12.3% (12,830)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.1% (7,449)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.3% (14,899)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (5,794)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.9% (8,277)
$50,000 to $74,999
27.4% (28,558)
$75,000 to $99,999
0.8% (827)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.4% (20,280)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (3,724)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (1,655)
Income Athens WV USA
Less than $10,000 12.3% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.1% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.3% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.9% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 27.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 0.8% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.4% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 2.7% 7.0%

Gender in Athens

Female
47.7% (496)
Male
52.3% (546)
Gender Athens WV USA
Female 47.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 52.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Athens for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (10)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (52)
High School / GED
21.0% (219)
Some College
15.0% (156)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (93)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (271)
Master's Degree
14.0% (146)
Professional Degree
2.0% (20)
Doctorate Degree
7.0% (73)
Education Athens WV USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 14.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 7.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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