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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: 4,962 (4,483 occupied: 2,509 owner occupied, 1,916 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

39%

Housing density: 339 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,882,942.

Median contract rent in 2016: $347 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $447)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $732


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

Housing units in Athens with a mortgage: 1,156 (7 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,336

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $90,049

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,925

Median monthly housing costs: $677


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Athens, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $106,909 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Athens:

$106,909
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,832 - $153,853
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,920
  • In family households: 10,217 (1,567 male householders, 1,372 female householders)
    2,153 spouses, 4,212 children (3,854 natural, 131 adopted, 122 stepchildren), 242 grandchildren, 44 brothers or sisters, 253 parents, 65 other relatives, 340 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,763 (574 male householders (501 living alone)), 984 female householders (854 living alone)), 173 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 938

Size of family households: 1,151 2-persons, 648 3-persons, 577 4-persons, 418 5-persons, 75 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,358 1-person, 125 2-persons, 11 5-persons.

2,529 married couples with children.
759 single-parent households (127 men, 632 women).

74.2% of residents of Athens speak English at home.
22.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (42% speak English very well, 48% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 2,291 (17.7%)
(11.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1021 bedroom
  • 2652 bedrooms
  • 1,7853 bedrooms
  • 3144 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 182no bedroom
  • 3851 bedroom
  • 6752 bedrooms
  • 6103 bedrooms
  • 414 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:

  • 19no vehicle
  • 6941 vehicle
  • 1,0362 vehicles
  • 6713 vehicles
  • 664 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

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

  • 176no vehicle
  • 9091 vehicle
  • 5182 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 35+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Athens, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 1464 rooms
  • 7075 rooms
  • 9756 rooms
  • 2947 rooms
  • 1938 rooms
  • 1849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 1751 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 2253 rooms
  • 8084 rooms
  • 1375 rooms
  • 4756 rooms
  • 567 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 89+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Year house built

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

  • Athens, TX household income distribution

  • Athens, TX household income distribution
  • 293Less than $10,000
  • 362$10,000 to $14,999
  • 299$15,000 to $19,999
  • 306$20,000 to $24,999
  • 321$25,000 to $29,999
  • 360$30,000 to $34,999
  • 222$35,000 to $39,999
  • 255$40,000 to $44,999
  • 237$45,000 to $49,999
  • 194$50,000 to $59,999
  • 165$60,000 to $74,999
  • 601$75,000 to $99,999
  • 212$100,000 to $124,999
  • 315$125,000 to $149,999
  • 120$150,000 to $199,999
  • 183$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
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 17$10,000 to $14,999
  • 63$15,000 to $19,999
  • 39$20,000 to $24,999
  • 33$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$35,000 to $39,999
  • 256$40,000 to $49,999
  • 150$50,000 to $59,999
  • 121$60,000 to $69,999
  • 115$70,000 to $79,999
  • 213$80,000 to $89,999
  • 57$90,000 to $99,999
  • 395$100,000 to $124,999
  • 172$125,000 to $149,999
  • 270$150,000 to $174,999
  • 40$175,000 to $199,999
  • 245$200,000 to $249,999
  • 67$250,000 to $299,999
  • 87$300,000 to $399,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 21$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, TX
  • 32Less than $100
  • 52$100 to $149
  • 62$150 to $199
  • 16$200 to $249
  • 63$250 to $299
  • 45$300 to $349
  • 66$350 to $399
  • 7$400 to $449
  • 106$450 to $499
  • 373$500 to $549
  • 55$550 to $599
  • 116$600 to $649
  • 151$650 to $699
  • 98$700 to $749
  • 25$750 to $799
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 38$900 to $999
  • 67$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$1,250 to $1,499
  • 49$2,000 to $2,499
  • 192No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4352010 or later
  • 4732000 to 2009
  • 7271990 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: 645
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,510
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 907
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 702
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 135
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 162
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 193
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 21
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 270
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 240
  • 90 or more minutes: 128
Athens, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.4%
Number of people working at home: 93 (1.8% of all workers)

Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,574 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 1,273 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1 (0%)
  • Taxi: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 191 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 93 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,226
 German: 641
 English: 275
 Irish: 157
 Italian: 128
 Scotch-Irish: 88
 Brazilian: 82
 Scottish: 55
 French (except Basque): 39
 British: 37
 Polish: 32
 Czech: 31
 European: 27
 Canadian: 21
 Dutch West Indian: 14
 Latvian: 11
 Danish: 10
 Hungarian: 6
 Welsh: 5
 African: 5

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

  • 76%Mexico
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 3%Honduras
  • 3%Cuba
  • 3%Vietnam
  • 2%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 2%Colombia

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

  • This state: 9,060
  • Other state: 1,707
  • Northeast: 74
  • Midwest: 462
  • South: 816
  • West: 372

83% of Athens residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Texas.

Athens:

83.3%
State average:

84.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 149
  • 5th and 6th grade: 131
  • 7th and 8th grade: 92
  • 9th grade: 42
  • 10th grade: 109
  • 11th grade: 169
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 786
  • Less than 1 year of college: 186
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 932
  • Associate degree: 221
  • Bachelor's degree: 500
  • Master's degree: 171
  • Professional school degree: 27
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 100
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 42
  • 7th and 8th grade: 263
  • 9th grade: 139
  • 10th grade: 123
  • 11th grade: 90
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 44
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 813
  • Less than 1 year of college: 223
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,185
  • Associate degree: 236
  • Bachelor's degree: 561
  • Master's degree: 519
  • 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
  • 4.0%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.3%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 0.4%Females
Athens marital status for males
Athens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,555
  • One, attached: 257
  • Two: 94
  • 3 or 4: 280
  • 5 to 9: 94
  • 10 to 19: 123
  • 20 to 49: 131
  • 50 or more: 193
  • Mobile homes: 184
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 40

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,263

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Athens:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Athens
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (53.2%)
  • Utility gas (43.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (76.0%)
  • Utility gas (20.9%)
  • Solar energy (2.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)

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): 0
Here:

0.0%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 133
Here:

16.9%
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)