Athens employment information

IndexAthensNew YorkNational
Income per capita$25,882$32,829$28,555
Median household income$47,738$58,687$53,482
Median income owner occupied$59,926$81,101$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,159$37,422$33,219
Median earnings male$38,125$39,569$36,116
Median earnings female$27,750$30,512$25,692
Unemployment rate7.8%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level13.9%15.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Athens is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Athens is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Athens is 33% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Athens is 11% lower than the national average.

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Athens median earnings by income bracket

Athens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry10.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector17.7%3.7%
Financial & insurance services3.0%7.0%
Wholesale & retail services11.3%10.7%
Public administration10.2%13.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%5.9%
Education, health & social services19.6%34.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Niverville, NY1,688$87,73164%
Kinderhook, NY1,463$83,51656%
Copake Lake, NY593$81,25052%
Claverack-Red Mills, NY776$71,87534%
Saugerties South, NY1,977$66,79025%
Athens, NY1,432$47,73811%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Nellieburg, MS1,432$52,4192%
Clifton, IL1,432$57,0837%
Rison, AR1,432$28,69846%
Pecos, NM1,431$25,84352%
Cuba, IL1,431$37,55030%
Athens, NY1,432$47,73811%
Source: The Athens, NY employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.