Athens Information

Athens Information

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

General Athens Information

State: Texas

County: Henderson County

Close cities: Caney City, TX, Murchison, TX, Palestine, TX, Log Cabin, TX, Malakoff, TX, Larue, TX, Eustace, TX, Star Harbor, TX

Athens Population (census data)
Total 12,260 (+8.9% since 2000)
Male 5,812 (47.4%)
Female 6,448 (52.6%)

Population Density: 839 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 86.7 (US Avg is 100)

Athens Elevation: 492 feet above sea level

Land Area: 14.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,770

Zip Codes: 75751, and 75752.

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Athens Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (61.8%)
  • Black (19.2%)
  • Hispanic (17.4%)
  • Other race (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.4%)
  • English (8.1%)
  • Irish (8.0%)
  • German (6.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,392 people (11.4%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Athens Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: Southern Methodist University,

Athens School Information

High Schools
Athens High School (708 E College Street, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
Middle Schools
Athens Middle (6800 State Highway 19 South, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Bel Air Elementary (215 Willowbrook Drive, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
South Athens Elementary (718 Robbins Road, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Athens Annex (610 E College, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
Athens Intermediate (307 Madole Street, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)
R C Fisher Campus (404 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Athens, TX, 75751 - Athens ISD District)

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