U.S. Beacon July 19, 2024

Athens, AL

Limestone County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.789602     Longitude: -86.969424
Population 20,972 (2005)
Elevation of Athens, Alabama: 700 feet



General Economic Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0102956, place: Athens city, Alabama)

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over: 15,027 (100%)
In labor force: 8,880 (59.09%)
--Civilian labor force: 8,855 (58.93%)
----Employed: 8,429 (56.09%)
----Unemployed: 426 (2.83%)
------Percent of civilian labor force: 4.8%
--Armed Forces: 25 (0.17%)
Not in labor force: 6,147 (40.91%)
Females 16 years and over: 8,171 (54.38%)
In labor force: 4,194 (27.91%)
--Civilian labor force: 4,187 (27.86%)
----Employed: 3,936 (26.19%)
Own children under 6 years: 1,390 (9.25%)
All parents in family in labor force: 845 (5.62%)

COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over: 8,331 (100%)
Car, truck, or van - - drove alone: 7,004 (84.07%)
Car, truck, or van - - carpooled: 1,043 (12.52%)
Public transportation (including taxicab): 26 (0.31%)
Walked: 137 (1.64%)
Other means: 19 (0.23%)
Worked at home: 102 (1.22%)
Mean travel time to work: 21.4 minutes

OCCUPATION
Employed civilian population 16 years and over: 8,429 (100%)
Management, professional, and related occupations: 2,734 (32.44%)
Service occupations: 1,068 (12.67%)
Sales and office occupations: 1,678 (19.91%)
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.: 57 (0.68%)
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations: 878 (10.42%)
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations: 2,014 (23.89%)

INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining: 86 (1.02%)
Construction: 662 (7.85%)
Manufacturing: 2,248 (26.67%)
Wholesale trade.: 205 (2.43%)
Retail trade: 1,004 (11.91%)
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities: 308 (3.65%)
Information: 130 (1.54%)
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing: 283 (3.36%)
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services: 553 (6.56%)
Educational, health and social services: 1,500 (17.8%)
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services: 499 (5.92%)
Other services (except public administration): 518 (6.15%)
Public administration: 433 (5.14%)

CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers: 6,573 (77.98%)
Government workers: 1,483 (17.59%)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business: 366 (4.34%)
Unpaid family workers: 7 (0.08%)

INCOME IN 1999
Households: 7,733 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 1,237 (16%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 709 (9.17%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 1,118 (14.46%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 880 (11.38%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 1,068 (13.81%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,252 (16.19%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 738 (9.54%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 506 (6.54%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 136 (1.76%)
$200,000 or more: 89 (1.15%)
Median household income: $33,980

With earnings: 5,733 (74.14%)
--Mean earnings: $50,596
With Social Security income: 2,258 (29.2%)
--Mean Social Security income: $10,045
With Supplemental Security Income: 483 (6.25%)
--Mean Supplemental Security Income: $5,132
With public assistance income: 227 (2.94%)
--Mean public assistance income: $1,330
With retirement income: 1,456 (18.83%)
--Mean retirement income: $17,581

Families: 5,246 (100%)
Less than $10,000: 517 (9.86%)
$10,000 to $14,999: 410 (7.82%)
$15,000 to $24,999: 623 (11.88%)
$25,000 to $34,999: 527 (10.05%)
$35,000 to $49,999: 769 (14.66%)
$50,000 to $74,999: 1,035 (19.73%)
$75,000 to $99,999: 685 (13.06%)
$100,000 to $149,999: 467 (8.9%)
$150,000 to $199,999: 136 (2.59%)
$200,000 or more: 77 (1.47%)
Median family income: $44,544

Per capita income: $19,315

Median earnings (dollars)
Male full-time, year-round workers: $37,191
Female full-time, year-round workers: $22,748

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999
Families: 720 (13.72%)
--With related children under 18 years: 544 (10.37%)
----With related children under 5 years: 260 (4.96%)
Families with female householder, no husband present: 438 (8.35%)
--With related children under 18 years: 372 (7.09%)
----With related children under 5 years: 180 (3.43%)
Individuals: 3,009 (57.36%)
--18 years and over: 2,052 (39.12%)
----65 years and over: 453 (8.64%)
--Related children under 18 years: 952 (18.15%)
----Related children 5 to 17 years: 652 (12.43%)
--Unrelated individuals 15 years and over: 798 (15.21%)

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