StatisticAtholMassachusettsNational
Population8,4286,949,503328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,02989491
Median age39.339.437.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English94%77%79%
Speak Spanish4%9%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Athol is 15% higher than Massachusetts
  • The median age in Athol is equal to Massachusetts
  • In Athol 92.71% of the population is White
  • In Athol 0.33% of the population is Black
  • In Athol 0.89% of the population is Asian

Compare Athol, MA Demographics

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      Athol population breakdown by race

      RaceAtholMassachusettsNational
      White92.71%79.26%73.35%
      Black0.33%7.26%12.63%
      Asian0.89%6.11%5.22%
      American Indian0.13%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.69%3.01%3.06%
      Other race5.24%4.13%4.75%
      In Athol, 7.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

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      Athol age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Athol, MA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).