In 2020, Athens, AL had a population of 26.7k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $53,144. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Athens, AL grew from 25,922 to 26,686, a 2.95% increase and its median household income declined from $53,165 to $53,144, a −0.0395% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (69.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17.5%), White (Hispanic) (3.32%), Other (Hispanic) (2.81%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%).
None of the households in Athens, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
97.7% of the residents in Athens, AL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Athens, AL are Athens State University (831 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2020, the median property value in Athens, AL was $171,900, and the homeownership rate was 65.9%.
Most people in Athens, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, AL was 2 cars per household.