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Demographics

People

Total Population2,013
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens12.9%
Employed Population 16+930
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.3%
Median Earnings25+$36,838
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,278

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,813
% Above Poverty Level82.8%
% Below Poverty Level17.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone24.4%
Median Gross Rent$707
Median House Value$104,900

Ancestry

German31.5%
Irish18.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.1%
English12.2%
Polish3.2%
French Except Basque2.6%
Lithuanian2.2%
Dutch2%
Scottish1.9%
Welsh1.7%
Italian1%
Austrian0.9%
Arab0.5%
Swedish0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Danishn0.4%
African0.4%
Russian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
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Athens Almanac

CategoryValue
County Menard County
Standard Zip Codes62613
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.96
Approximate Longitude-89.72

Athens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSPRINGFIELD CAPITAL AP
Distance8 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp42 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.5 inches
StationMASON CITY 1 W
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 33 F
Apr Temp41 to 65 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip35.7 inches
StationVIRDEN
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cantrall121$91,250
Greenview844$59,922
Petersburg2,333$60,469

Athens Public Libraries

Athens Municipal Library
410 EAST HARGRAVE STREET
Athens, Illinois
(217) 636-8047

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Athens Public Schools

Athens Junior High School
501 Warrior Way
ZIP: 62613
(217) 636-8380
Middle
Total Enrollment 155
Athens Sr High School
501 Warrior Way
ZIP: 62613
(217) 636-8314
High
Total Enrollment 288
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