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The Village of New Athens had a population of 1,924 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for New Athens is located at latitude 38.3264 and longitude -89.877 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Village of New Athens encompass a land area of 2.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.
The Village of New Athens (GNIS ID: 2399452) 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for New Athens: Athens.
|Total Population||1,924 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,881 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,520 (79.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||43 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$63,999|
|Average Household Income||$78,928|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||9%|
|Per Capita Income||$32,279|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||886 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||614 (69.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||172 (19.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||100 (11.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,480|
|Average Home Value||$196,364|
|Housing Affordability Index3||257|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.13%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.49%|
The table below compares New Athens to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 519||62nd|
|Population Density||# 792||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 488||64th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 841||61st|
|Per Capita Income||# 482||65th|
|Diversity Index||# 873||36th|
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