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

Total Population: 18,967
Male: 8,972 (47.3%)
Female: 9,995 (52.7%)

Population data by age, 2000 data
Under 5 years: 1,215 (6.41%)
5 to 9 years: 1,271 (6.7%)
10 to 14 years: 1,270 (6.7%)
15 to 19 years: 1,298 (6.84%)
20 to 24 years: 1,252 (6.6%)
25 to 34 years: 2,474 (13.04%)
35 to 44 years: 2,920 (15.4%)
45 to 54 years: 2,427 (12.8%)
55 to 59 years: 934 (4.92%)
60 to 64 years: 901 (4.75%)
65 to 74 years: 1,524 (8.04%)
75 to 84 years: 1,035 (5.46%)
85 years and over: 446 (2.35%)

Median age: 37.5 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2000 data
18 years and over: 14,425 (76.05%)
21 years and over: 13,662 (72.03%)
62 years and over: 3,548 (18.71%)
65 years and over: 3,005 (15.84%)

18 years and older by gender, 2000 data
18 years and over: 14,425 (76.05%)
--Male: 6,648 (35.05%)
--Female: 7,777 (41%)

65 years and older by gender, 2000 data
65 years and over: 3,005 (15.84%)
--Male: 1,054 (5.56%)
--Female: 1,951 (10.29%)

Races, 2000 data
One Race: 18,783 (99.03%)
--White: 14,245 (75.1%)
--Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 922 (4.86%)
--Black or African American: 3,464 (18.26%)
--American Indian and Alaska Native: 76 (0.4%)
--Asian: 134 (0.71%)
----Asian Indian: 45 (0.24%)
----Chinese: 4 (0.02%)
----Filipino: 16 (0.08%)
----Japanese: 24 (0.13%)
----Korean: 11 (0.06%)
----Vietnamese: 23 (0.12%)
----Other Asian: 11 (0.06%)
--Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 3 (0.02%)
----Native Hawaiian: 1 (0.01%)
----Guamanian or Chamorro: 1 (0.01%)
----Samoan: 0 (0%)
----Other Pacific Islander: 1 (0.01%)
--Some other race: 365 (1.92%)
Two or more Races: 184 (0.97%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2000 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 922 (4.86%)
--Mexican: 736 (3.88%)
--Puerto Rican: 18 (0.09%)
--Cuban: 7 (0.04%)
--Other Hispanic or Latino: 161 (0.85%)
Not Hispanic or Latino: 18,045 (95.14%)
--White Alone: 14,245 (75.1%)

Housedold Data, 2000 data
Household population: 18,375 (96.88%)
--Householder: 7,742 (40.82%)
--Spouse: 3,869 (20.4%)
--Child: 5,376 (28.34%)
----Child with own child under 18 years: 4,140 (21.83%)
--Other relatives: 865 (4.56%)
----Other relatives under 18 years: 333 (1.76%)
--Nonrelatives: 523 (2.76%)
----Unmarried partner: 218 (1.15%)
Living in group quarters: 592 (3.12%)
--Institutionalized Population: 522 (2.75%)
--Non Institutionalized Population: 70 (0.37%)
Total households: 7,742
Family households (families): 5,137 (66.35%)
----With own children under 18 years: 2,362 (30.51%)
--Married-couple families: 3,869 (49.97%)
----With own children under 18 years: 1,660 (21.44%)
--Female householder, no husband present: 1,009 (13.03%)
----With own children under 18 years: 594 (7.67%)
Nonfamily households: 2,605 (33.65%)
--Householder living alone: 2,398 (30.97%)
----Householder 65 years and over: 1,021 (13.19%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 2,563 (33.11%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 2,075 (26.8%)
Average household size: 2.37 people
Average family size: 2.97 people

Housing Units, 2000 data
Total housing units: 8,449
Occupied housing units: 7,742 (91.63%)
Vacant housing units: 707 (8.37%)
--For seasonal, occasional, or recreational use: 38 (0.45%)
Home owner vacancy rate (percent): 2.1%
Rental vacancy rate (percent): 9.2%
Occupied housing units: 7,742 (91.63%)
Owner occupied housing units: 4,884 (57.81%)
Renter occupied housing units: 2,858 (33.83%)
Average household size of owner occupied units: 2.47 people
Average household size of renter occupied units: 2.22 people

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