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The Village of Athens had a population of 1,158 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 45.033 and longitude -90.074 in Marathon County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Athens 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.
|Total Population||1,158 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,158 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||938 (81.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$53,725|
|Average Household Income||$72,414|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,346|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||540 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||365 (67.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||139 (25.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||36 ( 6.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$144,608|
|Average Home Value||$181,284|
|Housing Affordability Index3||215|
|Average Household Size||2.3|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.69%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.38%|
The table below compares Athens to the other 778 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 367||53rd|
|Population Density||# 477||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 494||37th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 548||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 371||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 264||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.