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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: 4,515 (4,094 occupied: 2,302 owner occupied, 2,069 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

39%

Housing density: 309 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $196,110.

Median contract rent in 2015: $347 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $447)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $347


Median gross rent in Athens, TX in 2015: $441

Housing units in Athens with a mortgage: 1,078 (30 second mortgage, 21 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,050

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,674

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,678

Median monthly housing costs: $739


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Athens, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $116,886 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Athens:

$116,886
Texas:

$152,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,191 - $188,440
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1968

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,491
  • In family households: 8,993 (1,921 male householders, 892 female householders)
    2,091 spouses, 3,272 children (2,979 natural, 120 adopted, 173 stepchildren), 309 grandchildren, 192 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 154 other relatives, 101 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,498 (449 male householders (373 living alone)), 870 female householders (835 living alone)), 179 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 825 (511 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,209 2-persons, 595 3-persons, 539 4-persons, 277 5-persons, 135 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,208 1-person, 63 2-persons, 39 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

1,797 married couples with children.
800 single-parent households (135 men, 665 women).

82.4% of residents of Athens speak English at home.
16.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 27% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 40% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (43% speak English well, 57% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,392 (12.3%)
(23.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 21no bedroom
  • 1771 bedroom
  • 4762 bedrooms
  • 1,4143 bedrooms
  • 3074 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 80no bedroom
  • 5111 bedroom
  • 6962 bedrooms
  • 3483 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 96no vehicle
  • 8301 vehicle
  • 1,0332 vehicles
  • 3603 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

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

  • 331no vehicle
  • 7761 vehicle
  • 4652 vehicles
  • 713 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Athens, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 1913 rooms
  • 2334 rooms
  • 6485 rooms
  • 5546 rooms
  • 4137 rooms
  • 1798 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Texas:

  • 801 room
  • 1362 rooms
  • 3643 rooms
  • 4934 rooms
  • 3845 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 169+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Year house 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
  • 697Less than $10,000
  • 461$10,000 to $14,999
  • 348$15,000 to $19,999
  • 252$20,000 to $24,999
  • 357$25,000 to $29,999
  • 325$30,000 to $34,999
  • 225$35,000 to $39,999
  • 147$40,000 to $44,999
  • 210$45,000 to $49,999
  • 319$50,000 to $59,999
  • 232$60,000 to $74,999
  • 223$75,000 to $99,999
  • 131$100,000 to $124,999
  • 79$125,000 to $149,999
  • 41$150,000 to $199,999
  • 85$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Athens, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Athens, TX
  • 15Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 21$25,000 to $29,999
  • 31$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 186$40,000 to $49,999
  • 105$50,000 to $59,999
  • 89$60,000 to $69,999
  • 120$70,000 to $79,999
  • 317$80,000 to $89,999
  • 64$90,000 to $99,999
  • 683$100,000 to $124,999
  • 72$125,000 to $149,999
  • 142$150,000 to $174,999
  • 63$175,000 to $199,999
  • 432$200,000 to $249,999
  • 64$250,000 to $299,999
  • 62$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$400,000 to $499,999
  • 15$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Athens, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Athens, TX
  • 3Less than $100
  • 166$100 to $149
  • 113$150 to $199
  • 22$200 to $249
  • 54$250 to $299
  • 62$300 to $349
  • 20$350 to $399
  • 165$400 to $449
  • 136$450 to $499
  • 160$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 144$600 to $649
  • 107$650 to $699
  • 33$700 to $749
  • 24$750 to $799
  • 300$800 to $899
  • 9$900 to $999
  • 24$1,000 to $1,249
  • 10$1,250 to $1,499
  • 40$2,000 to $2,499
  • 195No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3461995 to March 2000
  • 4011990 to 1994
  • 3141985 to 1989
  • 1671980 to 1984
  • 771975 to 1979
  • 211970 to 1974
  • 201965 to 1969
  • 46Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Athens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 331
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,118
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,104
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 444
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 181
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 38
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 320
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 4
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 84
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 315
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 174
  • 90 or more minutes: 174
Athens, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.0%
Number of people working at home: 53 (1.2% of all workers)

Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,295 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 674 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 12 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 148 (3%)
  • Other means: 145 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 53 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 3,801
 United States or American: 1,509
 English: 741
 Irish: 593
 German: 494
 Scotch-Irish: 182
 Scottish: 102
 Italian: 90
 French (except Basque): 63
 European: 54
 Norwegian: 38
 Subsaharan African:: 26
 African: 26
 Swedish: 24
 Welsh: 24
 Arab:: 23
 Jordanian: 23
 Hungarian: 23
 Canadian: 19
 Celtic: 17
 Russian: 13
 Czech: 11
 Dutch: 11
 French Canadian: 10

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

  • 75%Mexico
  • 13%Honduras
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 2%Pakistan
  • 1%Russia
  • 1%Japan
  • 1%Other Western Asia

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

  • This state: 8,478
  • Northeast: 124
  • Midwest: 328
  • South: 670
  • West: 288

54% of Athens residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 82
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 100
  • 5th and 6th grade: 196
  • 7th and 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 66
  • 10th grade: 196
  • 11th grade: 114
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 64
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 654
  • Less than 1 year of college: 208
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 510
  • Associate degree: 157
  • Bachelor's degree: 319
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 58
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 52
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 89
  • 5th and 6th grade: 132
  • 7th and 8th grade: 243
  • 9th grade: 222
  • 10th grade: 120
  • 11th grade: 211
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 171
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 909
  • Less than 1 year of college: 317
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 483
  • Associate degree: 286
  • Bachelor's degree: 479
  • Master's degree: 169
  • Professional school degree: 27
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.7%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 27.4%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 59.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 17.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 7.6%Females
Athens marital status for males
Athens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,192
  • One, attached: 49
  • Two: 152
  • 3 or 4: 216
  • 5 to 9: 186
  • 10 to 19: 133
  • 20 to 49: 103
  • 50 or more: 165
  • Mobile homes: 319

Median worth of mobile homes: $50,293

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Athens:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 57.8%Utility gas
  • 40.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 68.3%Electricity
  • 29.3%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 11
Here:

2.0%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 42
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

15.4%

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)