Athens, Henderson County, Texas

Athens is a city in Henderson County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 12,819. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.6 square miles. An elevation is 492 feet (149.96 m) above sea level. The population density was 877 people per square mile. The median age was 32.3 years (Texas state median age was 34 years). For every 100 females there were 98 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
12,819 residents
Population Change
+13.5% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
32.3 years (State: 34)
Below the Poverty Line
28.6% (Year: 2013)
Population Males
6,353 residents
Population Females
6,466 residents
Population Urban
90% of residents
Population Rural
10% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
14.3% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
+5,489 (+43%)
Live and Work in the City
3,526 (73.1%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.7% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data

 

    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers

     

      Athens Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)

       

        Athens Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2013)

         

          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Athens Residents

           

            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

             
              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $196,110
              Median Home Value (Year: 2013)
              $92,252 (State: $132,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$26,552 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2013)
              $697
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $238 – $447
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              $347
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              88 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,975 (2.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2013)
              $1,134 (1.10%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $43,014 (State: $51,704)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$13,642 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2013)
              $19,583
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$3,022 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)

               

                Males 25 Years and Older

                 

                  Females 25 Years and Older

                   

                    List of Largest Colleges & Universities

                    • Trinity Valley Community College
                      Full-time enrollment: 5,333
                      Location: 100 Cardinal Drive
                      Public
                      Website: www.tvcc.edu

                    Other Colleges & Universities

                    • Tyler Junior College
                      about 35 miles
                      Tyler, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 8,104
                    • The University of Texas at Tyler
                      about 36 miles
                      Tyler, TX
                      FT enrollment: 5,774
                    • Navarro College
                      about 40 miles
                      Corsicana, TX
                      FT enrollment: 7,711
                    • Kilgore College
                      about 59 miles
                      Kilgore, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,127
                    • Cedar Valley College
                      about 61 miles
                      Lancaster, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,603
                    • Eastfield College
                      about 64 miles
                      Mesquite, TX
                      FT enrollment: 8,323
                    • LeTourneau University
                      about 69 miles
                      Longview, TX
                      FT enrollment: 2,357

                    List of Largest Public High Schools

                    • ATHENS H S
                      Students: 184
                      Location: 708 E COLLEGE ST
                      Grades: 9-12

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                    • ATHENS CHRISTIAN PREPARATORY ACADEMY
                      Students: 75
                      Location: 1200 E CORSICANA ST
                      Grades: 7-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • ATHENS MIDDLE
                      Students: 795
                      Location: 6800 STATE HWY 19 S
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • ATHENS INT
                      Students: 585
                      Location: 307 MADOLE ST
                      Grades: 4-5
                    • BEL AIR EL
                      Students: 529
                      Location: 215 WILLOWBROOK DR
                      Grades: PK-3
                    • SOUTH ATHENS EL
                      Students: 503
                      Location: 718 ROBBINS RD
                      Grades: PK-3
                    Athens Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2014)
                    31 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    24 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.87 policemen (State: 2.02)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate

                     

                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)

                       

                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)

                         

                          Male: Most Common Occupations

                           

                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                             
                              Athens Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              13 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.65 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              2 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.25 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              7 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              0.89 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              27 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              3.43 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              43 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              5.46 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City
                              4,515

                              Hospitals in Athens

                              • ATHENS PLACE GROUP HOME
                                4875 FM 2709
                              • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER ATHENS
                                Voluntary non-profit – Private
                                provides emergency services
                                2000 SOUTH PALESTINE
                              • GENESIS HOSPICECARE
                                201 ST THOMAS
                              • HOME HEALTH SPECIALISTS HOSPICE AND PRIVATE INC
                                1315 S PALESTINE
                              • ATHENS HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                305 S PALESTINE ST
                              • GREEN OAKS HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                500 VALLE VISTA
                              • PARK HIGHLANDS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER
                                711 LUCAS ST
                              • SOUTH PLACE NURSING CENTER
                                150 GIBSON RD
                              • WEST PLACE NURSING CENTER
                                8579 STATE HWY 31 W
                              • WOODLANDS NURSING CTR,THE
                                P O BOX 1969
                              • RENAL CARE GROUP, ATHENS
                                425 SOUTH CARROLL SUITE #3
                              • A TRINITY VALLEY HOME HEALTH AND THERAPY SERVICES
                                300 S PRAIRIEVILLE
                              • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH WEST
                                1336 SOUTH PALESTINE
                              • INTEGRACARE OF ATHENS-HOME HEALTH LLC
                                1315 SOUTH PALESTINE
                              • PREMIER HEALTHCARE SERVICES-LAKESIDE
                                707 N PALESTINE ST
                              • STAR CARE
                                214 WEST CAYUGA STREET

                              Airports & Heliports in Athens

                              • Athens Municipal Airport
                                F44
                              • Deer Meadow Ranch Airport
                                5TA8
                              • Glad Oaks Airport
                                2XS3
                              • Lochridge Ranch Airport
                                TX25
                              • Coon Creek Club Heliport
                                XA87
                              • Etmc – Athens Heliport
                                TX17
                              • Meadowood Ranch Heliport
                                01XS

                              Average Travel Time to Work

                               

                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                 
                                  Other Information

                                  Athens by Race (According to 2013)

                                   

                                    Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2014)

                                     

                                      Natural Disasters in Athens

                                       
                                        Common Weather Information
                                        Tornadoes Average Activity
                                        92% (Greater then US)
                                        Earthquakes Average Activity
                                        80% (Smaller then US)
                                        Number of Natural Disasters
                                        13 pc. (State: 12 pc.)
                                        Number of Major Disasters
                                        6 pc.
                                        Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                        7 pc.
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                                        ZIP Codes for Athens: 75751, 75752
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