Athens Information

Athens Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Athens, OH

General Athens Information

State: Ohio

County: Athens County

Close cities: The Plains, OH, Shade, OH, Chauncey, OH, Albany, OH, New Marshfield, OH, Buchtel, OH, Jacksonville, OH, Amesville, OH, Millfield, OH

Athens Population (census data)
Total 21,909 (+2.5% since 2000)
Male 10,264 (46.8%)
Female 11,645 (53.2%)

Population Density: 2,628 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 97.4 (US Avg is 100)

Athens Elevation: 723 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.34 square miles

Median Household Income: $19,039

Zip Codes: 45701.

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Athens Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (88.4%)
  • Black (3.8%)
  • Chinese (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Japanese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (28.1%)
  • Irish (17.1%)
  • English (10.6%)
  • Italian (8.3%)
  • Polish (5.2%)
  • Scottish (2.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,343 people (6.1%)
  • Asia (80.0%)
  • Europe (20.0%)

Local Athens Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds
NFL Football: Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns
NBA Basketball: Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers
NHL Hockey: Columbus Blue Jackets
NCAA Sports: Ohio State University, Ohio University

Athens School Information

Middle Schools
Athens Middle School (51 W State Street - 55, Athens, OH, 45701 - Athens City District)
Elementary Schools
East Elementary School (3 Wallace Drive, Athens, OH, 45701 - Athens City District)
Morrison Elementary School (793 W Union Street, Athens, OH, 45701 - Athens City District)
West Elementary School (41 Central Avenue, Athens, OH, 45701 - Athens City District)

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