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Athens Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
123,310
Unemployment Rate
3.6%
Poverty Rate
31.6%
Non-Citizens
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Accepting
    30%
  • Eclectic
    24%
  • Educated
    18%
  • Fun-loving
    18%
  • Progressive
    6%
  • Family oriented
    3%

Athens Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    55%
  • African American
    27%
  • Hispanic
    11%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Two or more races
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    0%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    0%
Gender
  • Female
    52%
  • Male
    48%
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    27%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    10%

Income

Median Household Income
$36,637
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    37%
  • $25-$44k
    21%
  • $45-$74k
    17%
  • $75-$149k
    18%
  • $150k+
    6%
Median Individual Income
$18,516
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    44%
  • $15-$34k
    27%
  • $35-$64k
    17%
  • $65k+
    11%

Community

Poll
80%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.49 responses
Poll
47%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.36 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 26 responses
Report
  • Become involved in an organization or community!
    38%
  • Branch out of your comfort zone
    27%
  • Fun college town
    27%
  • Get involved in the community
    4%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%
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