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-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population


-Hot, humid summers

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Quick Facts About Athens

    The unemployment rate in Athens is 5.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens jobs have Increased by 0.76 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 11.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Athens's population is 24,966 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.72 percent.
    Average Commute time is 6 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Athens is $120,609. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.64%.
    Athens public schools spend $11,031 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.3 students per teacher in Athens.

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Athens Housing Market

It's not a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is down -1.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Athens Real Estate.
The median home price in Athens is $120,609. Browse Homes in this Range.
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