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A Athens Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
A- Athens Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% lower than Texas
8515% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Athens cost of living
C Athens Crime Total crime is 1% lower than Texas
Total crime
2,9637% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 347% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-31%Year over year crime is down
Athens crime
D Athens Employment Household income is 26% lower than Texas
Median household income
$40,50527% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$22,12426% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%9% lower than the US average
Athens employment
F Athens Housing Home value is 33% lower than Texas
Median home value
$95,20048% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$76919% lower than the US average
Home ownership
56%12% lower than the US average
Athens real estate or Athens rentals
B+ Athens Schools HS graduation rate is 6% lower than Texas
High school grad. rates
73%12% lower than the US average
School test scores
71%43% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:111% lower than the US average
Athens K-12 schools or Athens colleges

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Fishing Places And Beautiful Scenic Views

Living in Athens, TX was a fun experience because of all of the scenic views that are offered as well as places to go fishing. There were also many different places to scuba dive and ride boats, etc. My famiily and I like to participate in lots of outdoor activities so if you are into that, I would recommend this city. The weather is decent, it can get very hot some Summer days, but overall tolerable if you know how to keep cool properly.

The best places in Athens, TX was called the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center in Texas. This place was an all in one stop shop. They offered aquariums, parks, museums and a place for you and your family to fish. The view was amazing here. In addition another beautiful place my family and I enjoyed was a winery called 3 P’s in a vine. This winery had amazing views, large landscape and beautiful setup. This is a small establishment, but the people were very personable and kind.
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Source: The Athens, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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