Athens County OH Information


Athens County Subdivisions

Athens County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 67,080
Population in Households 56,742
Population in Familes 36,229
Population in Group Qrtrs 10,338
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $40,221
Average Household Income $55,965
Per Capita Income $21,137


Total Housing Units 26,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,166 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,949 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,830 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $133,920
Average Home Value $159,989


Total Households 24,115
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 12,417
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.24%
Households 0.27% 0.27%
Families -0.04% 0.08%
Median Household Income   3.44%
Per Capita Income   3.13%


Athens County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athens County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 38 58th
Population Density # 38 58th
Diversity Index # 32 65th
Median Household Income # 88 1st
Per Capita Income # 85 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.