The City of Athens had a population of 2,022 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 39.9619 and longitude -89.7216 in Menard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Athens (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Menard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.
The City of Athens (GNIS ID: 2394010) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||460|
|Daytime Population: Residents||901|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||1,361|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.67|
|Population in Households||2,022|
|Population in Familes||1,735|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$61,857|
|Average Household Income||$73,129|
|Per Capita Income||$28,270|
|Total Housing Units||863 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||610 (70.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||169 (19.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||84 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$109,932|
|Average Home Value||$119,795|
|Average Household Size||2.6|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.11%|
|Per Capita Income||2.57%|
The table below compares Athens to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 512||63rd|
|Population Density||# 634||54th|
|Diversity Index||# 629||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 388||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 548||60th|
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