Athens, Alabama 

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Population

24,966

48% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.7%

Median Income

$47,354

Avg. Home Price

$133,900

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

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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
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 5.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens jobs have increased by 0.76%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 11.40% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Athens's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Athens's population is 24,966 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 47.72%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 6 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athens is $133,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.45%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Athens

It's a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is up 4.5% in the last 12 months. Browse Athens Real Estate.

The median home price in Athens is $133,900. 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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ZIP CODES IN ATHENS, ALABAMA
35611 35613 35614 35671