The Village of Athens had a population of 1,162 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 45.0347 and longitude -90.0791 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Athens (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marathon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,404 feet.
The Village of Athens (GNIS ID: 1582727) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,162|
|Population in Familes||948|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||528 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||360 (68.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||140 (26.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||28 ( 5.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,500|
|Average Home Value||$132,778|
|Median Household Income||$42,987|
|Average Household Income||$54,165|
|Per Capita Income||$22,441|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.46%|
|Per Capita Income||1.25%|
The table below compares Athens to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 364||53rd|
|Population Density1||# 482||38th|
|Diversity Index2||# 254||67th|
|Median Household Income||# 584||25th|
|Per Capita Income||# 602||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.