MI

National Population : 333,590,059
Michigan State Population : 10,348,199

About Athens, MI

Athens, MI is located in Calhoun County in the state of Michigan.

The total City Population for Athens is about 996 with about 381 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,285.

The Average Home Value is $110,100.00, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Home Value of $141,234.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $53,000.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $55,265.00 for the state of Michigan, and roughly 8% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Athens is about 4.7%.

Michigan is ranked #29 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 38.48 out of 100.

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Voting

Calhoun County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 20.27% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 54.65%
Democratic: 43.57%
Libertarian: 1.34%
Other: 0.24%
Green: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Fulton, MI (6.17 mi.)
Sherwood, MI (6.19 mi.)
East Leroy, MI (6.45 mi.)
Union City, MI (6.73 mi.)
Burlington, MI (7.16 mi.)
Leonidas, MI (8.26 mi.)
Ceresco, MI (10.81 mi.)
Climax, MI (11.26 mi.)
Colon, MI (11.32 mi.)
Scotts, MI (12.00 mi.)
Tekonsha, MI (12.25 mi.)
Mendon, MI (13.87 mi.)
Springfield, MI (13.98 mi.)
Vicksburg, MI (14.75 mi.)
Battle Creek, MI (15.87 mi.)
Galesburg, MI (16.72 mi.)
Coldwater, MI (16.84 mi.)
Kalamazoo, MI (16.92 mi.)
Bronson, MI (17.35 mi.)
Burr Oak, MI (17.58 mi.)
Marshall, MI (18.38 mi.)
Augusta, MI (18.93 mi.)
Centreville, MI (18.99 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 49011
Latitude : 42.109450
Longitude : -85.222032
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 896 ft.
Area Code(s) : 269

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.55
Male Population Estimate : 50.11%
Female Population Estimate : 49.89%
Median Age : 41.5
Male Median Age : 40.9
Female Median Age : 42.3

White Population Estimate : 97.99%
Black Population Estimate : 1.36%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.36%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.57%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.53%
Other Population Estimate : 0.74%

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 Calhoun County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Calhoun County: About 644 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Calhoun County is about 9% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 55% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.