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Athens, OH Micro Area

U.S. Metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
Citation: U.S. Census Bureau (2016). American Community Survey (ACS) 1‑year estimates unless noted otherwise.

Demographics

66,186 Population
503.63 Square Miles
131.42 People Per Square Mile

Age

Median Age
27.9 years
Population By Age
Under 18 Years
14.5%
18 to 34
42.73%
35 to 64
31.25%
65 and Over
11.52%
Population By Age (Detailed)

Sex, Race & Ethnicity

Sex
Male
49.39%
Female
50.61%
Race & Ethnicity
*Hispanic includes respondents of any race. Other categories are non-Hispanic
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Foreign Born and Place of Birth

Nativity
Foreign
3.25%
Native
96.75%
Place of Birth for Foreign Born Population
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates
Year of Entry for Foreign Born Population
2010 or Later
51.05%
2000 to 2009
23.63%
1990 to 1999
15.12%
Before 1990
10.2%
*Universe: Foreign-Born Population
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Education

Education Attainment

Less Than High School
12.7%
High School Grad or Higher
87.3%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
26%
School Dropout Rate
In School
99.06%
Dropped Out
0.94%
*Universe Civilian Population 16 to 19 Years
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates
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
94.53%
Languages Other Than English Spoken At Home
*Universe: Population 5 Years and Over
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Economics

Income

Per Capita Income
$20,343
Median Household Income
$36,193
Gini Index
0.51
Unemployment Rate
Employed
94.36%
Unemployed
5.64%
*Universe: Civilian Population In Labor Force 16+
Household Income
*Universe: Households

Poverty

Persons Below Poverty Level
28.96%
Population Under 18
Poverty
20.87%
Non-poverty
79.13%
Population 65 and Over
Poverty
18.7%
Non-poverty
81.3%

Transportation to Work

Average Commute to Work
20 minutes
Means of Transportation to Work
*Universe: Workers 16 Years and Over
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Health Insurance

No Health Insurance Coverage
7.43%
With Health Insurance Coverage
92.57%
Public vs Private Health Coverage
*Universe: Noninstitutionalized Population

Households

Households

Average Household Size
2.6
Number of Households
21,732
Population by Household Type
*Universe: Population in Households

Marital Status

Single
70.11%
Married
29.89%
Marital Status Male
Never Married
56.84%
Now Married
31.48%
Widowed
2.34%
Divorced
9.35%
*Universe: Male Population 15 and Over
Marital Status Female
Never Married
53%
Now Married
28.35%
Widowed
7.74%
Divorced
10.91%
*Universe: Female Population 15 and Over

Fertility

Women 15-50 Who Had a Birth During Past Year
2.53%
Women Who Had a Birth During Past Year by Age
*Universe: Women 15-50 Years
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Housing

Units & Occupancy

Number of Housing Units
26,339
Occupancy Status
Occupied
82.51%
Vacant
17.49%
*Universe: Housing Units
Occupied Housing Units
Owner Occupied
59.44%
Renter Occupied
40.56%
*Universe: Occupied Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
For Rent
17.91%
For Sale
6.92%
Other
75.17%
*Universe: Vacant housing units

Housing Unit Structure

Median Year Structure Built
1979
Types of Structures
Single Unit
57.35%
Multi Unit
21.64%
Mobile Home
21.01%
Boat, RV, Van, etc.
0.07%
*Universe: Housing Units
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates
Mortgage Status
With Mortgage
50.91%
Without Mortgage
49.09%
*Universe: Owner Occupied Housing Units
Year Householder Moved Into Unit
*Universe: Population in Occupied Housing Units

House Value

Median Value
$108,400
Median Gross Rent
$724
Value of Owner-Occupied Housing Units
*Universe: Owner-occupied Housing Units
Source: (ACS) 5-year estimates

Geographical Mobility

Moved Since Previous Year
32.88%
Residence 1 Year Ago
*Universe: Population 1 Year and Over

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