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Athens, Ohio
Arcata, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Athens is 30% more densely populated than Arcata.
People are 10% less likely to be married in Arcata.
The Median Age is 3.7 years younger in Athens.

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PEOPLE
 Athens, OHArcata, CAUnited States
 Population25,04417,843321,418,820
 Population - 201023,48417,100308,745,538
 Population - 200021,34216,651285,036,114
 Population - 199021,26515,197251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now17.77%17.41%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.35%7.16%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,5481,96191
 Land Area1093,531,905
 Water Area02264,837
 Median Age21.525.237.4
 Female Population48.62%53.17%50.81%
 Male Population51.39%46.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Athens, OHArcata, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 42.72%3.92%6.36%
 Age 5 to 91.28%2.46%6.51%
 Age 10 to 141.59%4.40%6.59%
 Age 15 to 170.91%2.77%4.03%
 Age 18 to 2037.76%21.77%4.35%
 Age 21 to 2428.67%14.25%5.61%
 Age 25 to 349.87%14.34%13.47%
 Age 35 to 444.59%8.86%12.97%
 Age 45 to 544.45%7.94%14.09%
 Age 55 to 591.98%6.02%6.57%
 Age 60 to 641.42%4.78%5.72%
 Age 65 to 742.28%4.30%7.64%
 Age 75 to 841.78%2.87%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.70%1.32%1.85%
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 RACE
 Athens, OHArcata, CAUnited States
 White83.14%74.87%62.77%
 Black3.63%2.16%12.24%
 Asian7.28%1.78%4.95%
 Native American0.10%3.07%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.09%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.12%0.33%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.80%3.82%2.13%
 Hispanic2.84%13.97%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic97.16%86.03%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Athens, OHArcata, CAUnited States
 Households6,7726,891116,211,000
 Family Households1,9032,79176,958,100
 Non Family Households4,8694,10039,253,000
 Household Size2.352.312.63
 Married Population13.65%24.05%50.58%
 Single Population86.35%75.95%49.42%
 Now Married13.14%22.16%48.41%
 Married but Separated0.51%1.88%2.17%
 Never Married81.18%62.48%32.55%
 Widowed1.80%3.61%5.95%
 Divorced3.37%9.86%10.92%
 Married, w/children30.01%20.06%31.68%
 Married, no children40.04%37.62%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.86%29.45%16.94%
 Single, no children7.09%12.86%9.95%
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