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Athens, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Athens,TX index of house prices

Total population: 12,819 (Urban population: 10,581 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 735 (6 farm, 729 nonfarm))

Houses: 5,052 (4,354 occupied: 2,452 owner occupied, 1,868 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

39%

Housing density: 346 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,281,446.

Median contract rent in 2016: $347 (lower quartile is $476, upper quartile is $447)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $729


Median gross rent in Athens, TX in 2016: $441

Housing units in Athens with a mortgage: 1,040 (0 second mortgage, 25 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,410

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,174

Median monthly housing costs: $729


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Athens, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,574 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Athens:

$101,574
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,560 - $165,124
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,907
  • In family households: 10,321 (1,846 male householders, 1,093 female householders)
    2,263 spouses, 4,134 children (3,658 natural, 133 adopted, 306 stepchildren), 262 grandchildren, 163 brothers or sisters, 227 parents, 37 other relatives, 358 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,608 (378 male householders (350 living alone)), 1,048 female householders (885 living alone)), 160 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 933

Size of family households: 1,202 2-persons, 578 3-persons, 580 4-persons, 412 5-persons, 88 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,240 1-person, 128 2-persons.

2,559 married couples with children.
572 single-parent households (130 men, 442 women).

73.9% of residents of Athens speak English at home.
22.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 45% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,249 (17.4%)
(11.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Athens, Texas:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 2802 bedrooms
  • 1,6783 bedrooms
  • 3474 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 128no bedroom
  • 3081 bedroom
  • 7352 bedrooms
  • 6933 bedrooms
  • 94 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 33no vehicle
  • 6891 vehicle
  • 1,0192 vehicles
  • 5923 vehicles
  • 734 vehicles
  • 495+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens in renter-occupied apartments

  • 150no vehicle
  • 8691 vehicle
  • 6342 vehicles
  • 1433 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Athens, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 1384 rooms
  • 7645 rooms
  • 8816 rooms
  • 3147 rooms
  • 1678 rooms
  • 1499+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 1241 room
  • 602 rooms
  • 2003 rooms
  • 8014 rooms
  • 2135 rooms
  • 3926 rooms
  • 447 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Athens, TX household income distribution

  • Athens, TX household income distribution
  • 325Less than $10,000
  • 338$10,000 to $14,999
  • 326$15,000 to $19,999
  • 247$20,000 to $24,999
  • 324$25,000 to $29,999
  • 379$30,000 to $34,999
  • 128$35,000 to $39,999
  • 276$40,000 to $44,999
  • 259$45,000 to $49,999
  • 236$50,000 to $59,999
  • 168$60,000 to $74,999
  • 618$75,000 to $99,999
  • 205$100,000 to $124,999
  • 227$125,000 to $149,999
  • 101$150,000 to $199,999
  • 176$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Athens, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Athens, TX
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 45$20,000 to $24,999
  • 40$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 156$40,000 to $49,999
  • 207$50,000 to $59,999
  • 174$60,000 to $69,999
  • 117$70,000 to $79,999
  • 183$80,000 to $89,999
  • 104$90,000 to $99,999
  • 302$100,000 to $124,999
  • 131$125,000 to $149,999
  • 257$150,000 to $174,999
  • 35$175,000 to $199,999
  • 245$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 163$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 17$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, TX
  • 37Less than $100
  • 50$100 to $149
  • 54$150 to $199
  • 18$200 to $249
  • 51$250 to $299
  • 46$300 to $349
  • 80$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 74$450 to $499
  • 504$500 to $549
  • 43$550 to $599
  • 94$600 to $649
  • 128$650 to $699
  • 170$700 to $749
  • 39$750 to $799
  • 30$800 to $899
  • 72$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$1,250 to $1,499
  • 56$2,000 to $2,499
  • 225No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3272010 or later
  • 6022000 to 2009
  • 6561990 to 1999
  • 4811980 to 1989
  • 981970 to 1979
  • 66Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Athens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 513
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,255
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 990
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 546
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 230
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 184
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 19
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 14
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 402
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 191
  • 90 or more minutes: 154
Athens, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 79.2%
Number of people working at home: 61 (1.2% of all workers)

Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 8,977 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,060 (10%)
  • Taxi: 27 (0%)
  • Walked: 106 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 61 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 750
 German: 748
 Irish: 384
 English: 355
 Italian: 135
 Brazilian: 100
 Scotch-Irish: 84
 Scottish: 57
 French (except Basque): 54
 Czech: 43
 British: 36
 Polish: 31
 European: 27
 Dutch West Indian: 13
 Danish: 11
 Latvian: 10
 Hungarian: 6
 Welsh: 6
 African: 4
 Jordanian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 84%Mexico
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 2%Colombia
  • 1%Honduras
  • 1%Philippines

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,951
  • Other state: 1,763
  • Northeast: 78
  • Midwest: 532
  • South: 926
  • West: 233

82% of Athens residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Texas.

Athens:

81.9%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 137
  • 5th and 6th grade: 130
  • 7th and 8th grade: 161
  • 9th grade: 37
  • 10th grade: 110
  • 11th grade: 154
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 22
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,115
  • Less than 1 year of college: 231
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 723
  • Associate degree: 234
  • Bachelor's degree: 458
  • Master's degree: 182
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 106

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 103
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 54
  • 7th and 8th grade: 221
  • 9th grade: 177
  • 10th grade: 127
  • 11th grade: 94
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 73
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,095
  • Less than 1 year of college: 203
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,012
  • Associate degree: 205
  • Bachelor's degree: 551
  • Master's degree: 468
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 21.5%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.3%Males
  • 0.5%Females
Athens marital status for males
Athens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,575
  • One, attached: 327
  • Two: 115
  • 3 or 4: 270
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 146
  • 50 or more: 195
  • Mobile homes: 205
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 37

Median worth of mobile homes: $34,916

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Athens:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Athens
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.5%)
  • Utility gas (41.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.3%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (77.4%)
  • Utility gas (20.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 81
Here:

12.6%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 112
Here:

18.7%
Texas:

15.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)