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The Village of New Athens had a population of 1,909 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||1,909 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,867 (97.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,502 (78.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||42 ( 2.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$63,578|
|Average Household Income||$77,010|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,587|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||886 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||613 (69.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||168 (19.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||105 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$145,552|
|Average Home Value||$230,995|
|Housing Affordability Index3||223|
|Average Household Size||2.39|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.52%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.36%|
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, 2021 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||# 518||62nd|
|Population Density||# 793||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 562||59th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 673||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 558||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 834||40th|
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