AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Athens, AL

Athens, AL is located in Limestone County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Athens is about 31,187 with about 265 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 60,851.

The Average Home Value is $135,466.67, which is roughly 15% higher than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 28% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $52,775.00, which is roughly 17% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 8% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Athens is about 9.6%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Limestone County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 60.53% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 70.36%
Democratic: 27.77%
Other: 1.87%


Nearby Locations

Tanner, AL (5.38 mi.)
Elkmont, AL (7.97 mi.)
Triana, AL (12.64 mi.)
Lester, AL (13.03 mi.)
Harvest, AL (13.10 mi.)
Decatur, AL (14.30 mi.)
Ardmore, AL (16.36 mi.)
Huntsville, AL (16.57 mi.)
Madison, AL (17.04 mi.)
Toney, AL (17.11 mi.)
Hillsboro, AL (18.17 mi.)
Rogersville, AL (18.62 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 35611, 35613, 35614
Latitude : 34.882935
Longitude : -87.060100
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 733 ft.
Area Code(s) : 256

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.52
Male Population Estimate : 44.80%
Female Population Estimate : 42.71%
Median Age : 38.7
Male Median Age : 37.7
Female Median Age : 39.7

White Population Estimate : 70.55%
Black Population Estimate : 12.38%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 5.93%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.75%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.20%
Other Population Estimate : 4.23%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Athens specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Limestone County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Limestone County: About 160 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Limestone County is about 32% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 44% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.