Athens, Alabama 

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Economy in Athens, Alabama

Athens has an unemployment rate of 2.1%. The US average is 6.0%.

Athens has seen the job market increase by 3.5% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 41.1%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Athens
- The Sales Tax Rate for Athens is 7.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Athens is 5.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Athens
- The average income of a Athens resident is $28,354 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Athens resident is $47,354 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAthens, AlabamaUnited States
  2.1%6.0%
  -0.8%-6.2%
  41.1%33.5%
  6.0%6.2%
  5.0%4.6%
  $28,716$31,177
  $47,741$57,652
  $64,146$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.5%1.3%
  0.3%0.6%
  8.9%6.2%
  15.0%10.4%
  1.9%2.7%
  11.8%11.6%
  1.3%4.1%
  1.9%0.9%
  1.3%2.1%
  3.7%4.7%
  1.1%1.9%
  7.2%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  3.6%4.3%
  9.4%9.3%
  11.9%13.8%
  0.9%2.2%
  9.3%7.4%
  3.3%4.9%
  5.4%4.8%
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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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