Athens, IL

2,013 Population
1.7 square miles 1,196.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,196.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.3%
was 63.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.6%
was 0.1%
 
Percent Under 18
30.2%
was 26.9%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 15.7%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
17.2%
was 15.3%
 
Median Household Income
$52,222
was $55,000
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
36.1
35.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
655.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
880
was 796
 
Median Rent
$707
was $693
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
786
was 712
 
Homeownership Rate
75.2%
was 77.2%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
523.1
was 473.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
32.5%
was 34.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.5
was 2.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.0
was 1.0
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
94.4%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
94.5%
was 94.9%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.3%
was 23.0%
 

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