In 2017, Athens, TX had a population of 79.7k people with a median age of 43.8 and a median household income of $44,888. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Athens, TX grew from 79,213 to 79,687, a 0.598% increase and its median household income grew from $43,434 to $44,888, a 3.35% increase.
The population of Athens, TX is 78.9% White Alone, 12.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.56% Black or African American Alone. 9.01% of the people in Athens, TX speak a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Athens, TX are Trinity Valley Community College (1,354 degrees awarded in 2016).
The median property value in Athens, TX is $99,000, and the homeownership rate is 75.4%. Most people in Athens, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, TX is 2 cars per household.