In 2017, Athens, TX had a population of 12.7k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $40,590. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Athens, TX declined from 12,796 to 12,653, a -1.12% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,505 to $40,590, a 0.21% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Athens, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Hispanic) (24.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.8%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), and Some Other Race (Hispanic) (2.6%). N/A% of the people in Athens, TX speak a non-English language, and 89% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Athens, TX are Trinity Valley Community College (1,482 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Athens, TX is $93,700, and the homeownership rate is 54.9%. Most people in Athens, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Athens, TX is 2 cars per household.