TN

National Population : 333,590,059
Tennessee State Population : 7,172,444

About Athens, TN

Athens, TN is located in Mcminn County in the state of Tennessee.

The total City Population for Athens is about 16,651 with about 349 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 26,722.

The Average Home Value is $140,100.00, which is roughly 0% higher than the Average Home Value of $139,641.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 26% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $39,111.00, which is roughly 18% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $47,415.00 for the state of Tennessee, and roughly 32% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Athens is about 9.2%.

Tennessee is ranked #44 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 23.34 out of 100.

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Voting

McMinn County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 76.04% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 79.66%
Democratic: 19.09%
Other: 1.25%


Nearby Locations

Niota, TN (5.49 mi.)
Riceville, TN (8.90 mi.)
Englewood, TN (8.99 mi.)
Etowah, TN (8.99 mi.)
Calhoun, TN (10.30 mi.)
Sweetwater, TN (13.37 mi.)
Delano, TN (13.37 mi.)
Madisonville, TN (14.28 mi.)
Ten Mile, TN (16.79 mi.)
Decatur, TN (17.71 mi.)
Reliance, TN (18.88 mi.)
Benton, TN (19.02 mi.)
Philadelphia, TN (19.51 mi.)
Charleston, TN (19.81 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 37303
Latitude : 35.420188
Longitude : -84.651332
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 912 ft.
Area Code(s) : 423

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.41
Male Population Estimate : 45.72%
Female Population Estimate : 49.56%
Median Age : 40.4
Male Median Age : 39.2
Female Median Age : 41.7

White Population Estimate : 87.30%
Black Population Estimate : 5.83%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.61%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.27%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.05%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.95%
Other Population Estimate : 1.98%

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 Mcminn County: About 6 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Mcminn County: About 515 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mcminn County is about 33% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 44% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.