The unemployment rate in Athens is 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 15.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Athens county remained strongly Democratic, 56.6% to 41.6%. More Voting Stats
Athens's population is 24,486 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.3%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 13.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Athens is Real Estate: $177,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%.
Athens public schools spend $12,800 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.9 students per teacher in Athens. More Education