The unemployment rate in Athens is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Athens jobs have increased by 2.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Athens's cost of living is 20.8% 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, Henderson county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 79.6% to 19.4%. More Voting Stats
Athens's population is 12,653 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 0.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Athens is Real Estate: $117,700
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.
Athens public schools spend $9,207 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.3 students per teacher in Athens. More Education