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 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.9%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.56%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (1.19%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.858%). N/A% 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 (1,482 degrees awarded in 2017).
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.