Athens County OH Information


Athens County Subdivisions

Athens County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 67,121
Daytime Population: Workers 26,871
Daytime Population: Residents 40,944
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67,815
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 57,163
Population in Familes 36,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,958
Population Density2 133
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,114
Average Household Income $54,360
Per Capita Income $20,568


Total Housing Units 26,839 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,929 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,257 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,653 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $128,784
Average Home Value $152,622


Total Households 24,186
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 12,472
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 0.5% 0.31%
Households 0.35% 0.32%
Families 0.02% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


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, 2017 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

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