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Athens, OH Micro Area

U.S. Metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2019). American Community Survey (ACS) 5‑year estimates.

Demographics

65,917 Population
503.63 Square Miles
130.88 People Per Square Mile

Age

Median Age
29.6 years
Population By Age
Under 18 Years
14.69%
18 to 34
41.48%
35 to 64
31.27%
65 and Over
12.56%
Population By Age (Detailed)

Sex, Race & Ethnicity

Sex
Male
49.8%
Female
50.2%
Race & Ethnicity
*Hispanic includes respondents of any race. Other categories are non-Hispanic

Foreign Born and Place of Birth

Nativity
Foreign
4.38%
Native
95.62%
Place of Birth for Foreign Born Population
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Year of Entry for Foreign Born Population
2010 or Later
57.08%
2000 to 2009
21.37%
1990 to 1999
9.25%
Before 1990
12.3%
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population

Education

Education Attainment

Less Than High School
9.98%
High School Grad or Higher
90.02%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
30.19%
School Dropout Rate
In School
98.87%
Dropped Out
1.13%
*Universe Civilian Population 16 to 19 Years
Education Attainment for Population 25 and Over
*Universe: Population 25 Years and Over

Language

Population 5 Years and Over Who Speak Only English at Home
94.72%
Languages Other Than English Spoken At Home
*Universe: Population 5 Years and Over

Economics

Income

Per Capita Income
$22,040
Median Household Income
$40,905
Gini Index
0.5
Unemployment Rate
Employed
92.84%
Unemployed
7.16%
*Universe: Civilian Population In Labor Force 16+
Household Income
*Universe: Households

Poverty

Persons Below Poverty Level
30.16%
Population Under 18
Poverty
29.44%
Non-poverty
70.56%
Population 65 and Over
Poverty
11.91%
Non-poverty
88.09%

Transportation to Work

Average Commute to Work
21 minutes
Means of Transportation to Work
*Universe: Workers 16 Years and Over

Health Insurance

No Health Insurance Coverage
6.14%
With Health Insurance Coverage
93.86%
Public vs Private Health Coverage
*Universe: Noninstitutionalized Population

Households

Households

Average Household Size
2.49
Number of Households
22,557
Population by Household Type
*Universe: Population in Households

Marital Status

Single
64.57%
Married
35.44%
Marital Status Male
Never Married
53.31%
Now Married
36.4%
Widowed
2.98%
Divorced
7.31%
*Universe: Male Population 15 and Over
Marital Status Female
Never Married
49.01%
Now Married
34.5%
Widowed
7.28%
Divorced
9.22%
*Universe: Female Population 15 and Over

Fertility

Women 15-50 Who Had a Birth During Past Year
2.62%
Women Who Had a Birth During Past Year by Age
*Universe: Women 15-50 Years

Housing

Units & Occupancy

Number of Housing Units
26,689
Occupancy Status
Occupied
84.52%
Vacant
15.48%
*Universe: Housing Units
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied
57.84%
Renter Occupied
42.16%
*Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
For Rent
13.75%
For Sale
5.59%
Other
80.66%
*Universe: Vacant housing units

Housing Unit Structure

Median Year Structure Built
1977
Types of Structures
Single Unit
61.08%
Multi Unit
22.27%
Mobile Home
16.49%
Boat, RV, Van, etc.
0.15%
*Universe: Housing Units
Mortgage Status
With Mortgage
51.2%
Without Mortgage
48.8%
*Universe: Owner Occupied Housing Units
Year Householder Moved Into Unit
*Universe: Population in Occupied Housing Units

House Value

Median Value
$129,600
Median Gross Rent
$791
Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units
*Universe: Owner-occupied Housing Units

Geographical Mobility

Moved Since Previous Year
30.84%
Residence 1 Year Ago
*Universe: Population 1 Year and Over

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