Athens, Alabama

Current Temperature ° Population 22,749

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 16.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.6%

Crime Rate

14.06% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 32
  • Violent Crimes: 56
  • Robbery: 36
  • Burglary: 306
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

72.07% Higher than national avg.
  • 132 offenders in Athens
  • 58.02 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $0
  • Median Sales Price: $0
  • Foreclosures: 0
  • Homes For Sale: 86
  • Homes For Rent: 1

Environmental Hazards

134 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 13
  • Superfunds: 10
  • Tanks & Spills: 111

Unemployment

Moderate 4.6%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 5.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.3%

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14 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 14 K-12 public schools in Athens, AL and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates Athens's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Athens, AL

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
No Data
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    7.4%
  • Rented
    32%
  • Owned
    60.7%

86 Homes For Sale View All

$639,000
13728 Hatchie Lane
Athens, AL 35611
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$284,500
22322 Mooresville Road
Athens, AL 35613
5 Beds | 4 Baths
$380,000
19403 Riverside St
Athens, AL 35611
3 Beds | 4 Baths
$116,900
1206 Grace Avenue
Athens, AL 35611
3 Beds | 1 Baths

136 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Athens, AL issued 136 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 136 permits, 80 were issued for single family homes and 56 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Athens, AL issued 83 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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1 Rental Property View All

$1,200
22021 Diamond Pointe
Athens, AL 35611
3 Beds | 2 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Athens, AL
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $560
  • 1 Bedroom: $638
  • 2 Bedrooms: $775
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,049
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,312

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Environmental Hazards

134 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (399/403)
    Athens, AL has 99.01% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Athens, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.39 Average
    Athens, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 39.08°
  • February 43.5°
  • March 53.23°
  • April 60.6°
  • May 70.93°
  • June 78.51°
  • July 80.55°
  • August 78.74°
  • September 72.27°
  • October 60.48°
  • November 50°
  • December 44.15°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Athens, AL

Earthquakes
Athens, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Athens, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Athens, AL has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Athens, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Athens, AL: $47,542

Unemployment

Unemployment in Athens is 4.6%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 5.2% and 4.3% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 39.83%
White Collar - 60.17%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Mo Brooks

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