Athens Information

Athens Information

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

General Athens Information

State: West Virginia

County: Mercer County

Close cities: Spanishburg, WV, Oakvale, WV, Flat Top, WV, Rock, WV, Kegley, WV, Beeson, WV, Lashmeet, WV, Camp Creek, WV, Lerona, WV, Princeton, WV

Athens Population (census data)
Total 1,180 (+6.8% since 2000)
Male 703 (59.6%)
Female 477 (40.4%)

Population Density: 2,730 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 82.3 (US Avg is 100)

Athens Elevation: 2,597 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.43 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,552

Zip Codes: 24712.

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Athens Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (91.7%)
  • Black (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (16.2%)
  • Irish (12.7%)
  • German (12.0%)
  • United States (6.5%)
  • Scottish (2.4%)
  • Italian (2.2%)

Athens School Information

Elementary Schools
Athens Elementary School (Route 20 State Street, Athens, WV, 24712 - Mercer County School District District)

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