Athens 62 Below average
Athens Livability #289 ranked city in Tennessee#21,297 ranked city in the USARanks better than 27% of areas

Livability Awards

A- Athens Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B+ Athens Cost of Living Cost of living is 3% lower than Tennessee
Athens
8713% less expensive than the US average
Tennessee
8911% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Athens cost of living
F Athens Crime Total crime is 147% higher than Tennessee
Total crime
8,527230% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 12230% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
11%Year over year crime is up
Athens crime
F Athens Employment Household income is 37% lower than Tennessee
Median household income
$29,25347% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,51438% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%12% higher than the US average
Athens employment
F Athens Housing Home value is 10% lower than Tennessee
Median home value
$131,70029% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$60636% lower than the US average
Home ownership
53%16% lower than the US average
Athens real estate or Athens rentals
C+ Athens Schools HS graduation rate is 3% lower than Tennessee
High school grad. rates
78%6% lower than the US average
School test scores
56%14% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
0:1100% lower than the US average
Athens K-12 schools
C- Athens User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Athens
Overall user rating
60% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
60% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
59% 2 total surveys
all Athens poll results

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      Athens transportation information

      StatisticAthensTennesseeNational
      Average one way commute19min25min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.6%83.6%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.7%9.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%0.8%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.1%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.4%2.8%
      Working from home3.1%3.9%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a5354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a4711

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      Source: The Athens, TN data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).