Athens, Alabama 

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Population

24,735

+17.5% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$47,354

Median Home Price

$150,700

Best Places to Live in Athens, Alabama

Mid-sized city - Extreme northern Alabama, 15 miles south of Tennessee border. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Athens, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Strong economy
-Low unemployment
-Educated population
Cons
-Isolation
-Infrastructure
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Athens
 $318,900 
22637 Pin Oak Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2895 SqFt
 $383,900 
22542 Sharp Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3 | 3200 SqFt
 $364,000 
23258 St John Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5 | 2531 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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 3.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 16.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Athens's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Athens, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 17.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Athens is $150,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.8%. 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. More Education


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Housing Market in Athens

It's a good time to buy in Athens. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Athens Real Estate

The median home price in Athens is $150,700. 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

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NEW LISTINGS IN ATHENS
$318,900
22637 Pin Oak Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$383,900
22542 Sharp Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$364,000
23258 St John Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 5

$119,900
9406 Poplar Point Rd
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$324,900
17412 Lochaber Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$999,000
9078 Snake Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$199,900
26681 Mill Creek Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

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