Athens, Alabama 

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Population

24,735

+17.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$47,354

Median Home Price

$148,100

Best Places to Live in Athens, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border
Pros
-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Infrastructure
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Athens, AL
 $157,000 
9768 Poplar Point Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1850 SqFt
 $157,000 
9768 Poplar Point Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1850 SqFt
 $165,000 
12600 New Cut Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1000 SqFt
 $173,219 
26901 Mill Creek Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1704 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Huntsville Metro Area

Huntsville is a surprising and up-and-coming research, technology and high-tech manufacturing center in extreme north Alabama. It is known as the “Space Capital of America,” a role that started in the 1940’s when a U.S. senator brought famed German scientists, including Dr. Wernher von Braun, to a local U.S. Army arsenal to continue their work.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alabama
County: Limestone County
Metro Area: Huntsville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Athens
Zip Codes: 35611 35613 35614 35671
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 644 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Athens is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens jobs have increased by 3.50%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 12.00% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athens's Cost of Living

VOTING
Limestone county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Athens's population is 24,735 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 17.46%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athens is $148,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.45%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Athens

SCHOOLS
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. More Education


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Housing Market in Athens

It's a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is up 10.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Athens Real Estate or Find top agents in Athens

The median home price in Athens is $148,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Athens   3 Reviews
Athens, AL - 4/25/2008
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humidity - 8/11/2006
Can anyone comment on the humidity in or around Athens? Is the humidity only high in the summer? What about tornadoes in the... Read More

LA (Little Athens), Alabama - 7/26/2005
Athens, Alabama is a good place to live. Although, there are few technical jobs there Huntsville is only a 30 minute drive away. Athens is a quiet town and an excellent... Read More


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35611 35613 35614 35671

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NEW LISTINGS IN ATHENS AL
$157,000
9768 Poplar Point Loop
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$165,000
12600 New Cut Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$173,219
26901 Mill Creek Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$169,990
26590 Mill Creek Dr # MZAEZ5
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$119,900
2450 Hine St S
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$172,900
27586 Carrington Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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