Athol Information

Athol Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Athol, MA

General Athol Information

State: Massachusetts

County: Worcester County

Close cities: Orange, MA, Warwick, MA, Royalston, MA, Petersham, MA, Athol, MA, New Salem, MA, Wendell-Depot, MA, Wendell, MA, Baldwinville, MA, Templeton, MA

Athol Population (census data)
Total 8,688
Male 4,255 (49.0%)
Female 4,433 (51.0%)

Population Density: 1,046 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 113.3 (US Avg is 100)

Athol Elevation: 546 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.30 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,955

Zip Codes: 01331, and 01368.

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Athol Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (94.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (20.9%)
  • English (15.8%)
  • Irish (13.4%)
  • French Canadian (12.5%)
  • Italian (11.0%)
  • Polish (4.6%)
Foriegn Born: 229 people (2.6%)
  • North America (61.5%)
  • Europe (26.9%)
  • Latin America (11.5%)

Local Athol Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Boston Red Sox
NFL Football: New England Patriots
NBA Basketball: Boston Celtics
NHL Hockey: Boston Bruins
NCAA Sports: College of the Holy Cross, University of Massachusetts

Athol School Information

High Schools
Athol High (2363 Main Street, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)
Middle Schools
Athol-Royalston Middle School (1062 Pleasant Street, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)
Other/Private Schools
Pleasant Street (1060 Pleasant Street, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)
Riverbend (174 Riverbend Street, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)
Sanders Street (314 Sanders Street, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)
Silver Lake (245 Silver Lake, Athol, MA, 01331 - Athol-Royalston District)

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