Athens employment information

Income per capita$12,185$26,520$28,555
Median household income$17,358$48,849$53,482
Median income owner occupied$74,672$62,909$68,142
Median income renter occupied$10,358$26,950$33,219
Median earnings male$5,290$35,698$36,116
Median earnings female$3,689$24,126$25,692
Unemployment rate6.5%5.8%5.8%
Poverty level56.7%15.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Athens is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Athens is 68% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Athens is 12% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Athens is 263% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Athens median earnings by income bracket

Athens employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry1.5%0.4%
Manufacturing sector2.1%0.5%
Financial & insurance services0.5%0.6%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%11.2%
Public administration1.5%1.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.5%0.8%
Education, health & social services48.6%49.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Amesville, OH153$56,2505%
Buchtel, OH524$53,0681%
Stewart, OH230$51,2864%
Jacksonville, OH611$43,33319%
Chesterhill, OH319$41,38923%
Athens, OH24,151$17,35868%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Maywood, IL24,148$43,88418%
Herndon, VA24,141$100,39988%
El Cerrito, CA24,136$88,38065%
Staunton, VA24,132$39,98225%
Rockville Centre, NY24,128$108,456103%
Athens, OH24,151$17,35868%
Source: The Athens, OH employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.