New Athens Information

New Athens Information

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

General New Athens Information

State: Illinois

County: St Clair County

Close cities: Hecker, IL, Baldwin, IL, Lenzburg, IL, St. Libory, IL, Waterloo, IL, Freeburg, IL, Smithton, IL, Red Bud, IL, New Athens, IL, Fayetteville, IL, Marissa, IL

New Athens Population (census data)
Total 2,004 (+1.2% since 2000)
Male 939 (46.9%)
Female 1,065 (53.1%)

Population Density: 1,162 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.5 (US Avg is 100)

New Athens Elevation: 429 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1881

Land Area: 1.73 square miles

Median Household Income: $47,001

Zip Codes: 62264.

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New Athens Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (49.8%)
  • Irish (13.1%)
  • English (8.9%)
  • United States (8.9%)
  • French (4.6%)
  • Italian (3.8%)

Local New Athens Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: Chicago Bears, St. Louis Rams
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, St. Louis University

New Athens School Information

High Schools
New Athens High School (501 Hanft Street, New Athens, IL, 62264 - New Athens Community Unit School District 60 District)
New Athens Junior High (501 Hanft Street, New Athens, IL, 62264 - New Athens Community Unit School District 60 District)
Elementary Schools
New Athens Elementary (501 Hanft Street, New Athens, IL, 62264 - New Athens Community Unit School District 60 District)

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