Athens employment information

Income per capita$20,373$26,513$28,555
Median household income$33,470$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,350$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,692$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$21,804$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$17,124$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate3.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level29.6%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Athens is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Athens is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Athens is 45% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Athens is 90% 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 industry13.1%2.2%
Manufacturing sector22.6%1.5%
Financial & insurance services2.8%6.0%
Wholesale & retail services9.5%6.8%
Public administration2.4%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services14.0%35.2%

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Murchison, TX472$44,06318%
Payne Springs, TX780$43,28119%
Athens, TX12,782$33,47037%

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Southern Pines, NC12,782$46,38513%
McFarland, CA12,784$34,75035%
Sylacauga, AL12,786$31,58741%
Key Biscayne, FL12,774$121,023126%
Fulton, MO12,791$40,27425%
Athens, TX12,782$33,47037%
Source: The Athens, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.