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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Athens is $140,000, which is higher than the state average of $123,800 and is lower than the national average of $175,700. The Athens median house value has grown by 53.51% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Athens is higher than the state average rate of 45.48% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Athens was built is 1982, which is about the same as the median year for a house built in the state which is 1981 and is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 5,926 Owner Occupied Houses in Athens, AL, #92
Athens, AL
140,000 USD
Alabama
123,800 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #133
Athens, AL
53.51%
Alabama
45.48%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,874, see rank, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units9,203, 93.20%, see rank84.09%87.55%
Owner Occupied5,926, 60.02%, see rank58.17%56.34%
Renter Occupied3,277, 33.19%, see rank25.93%31.21%
Vacant Housing Units671, 6.80%, see rank15.91%12.45%
For Rent268, 2.71%, see rank2.61%2.34%
For Sale Only115, 1.16%, see rank1.54%1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied45, 0.46%, see rank1.25%0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use37, 0.37%, see rank3.76%3.97%
For Migrant Workers0, 0.00%, see rank0.03%0.03%
Other Vacant206, 2.09%, see rank6.71%4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #168
Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
198219811976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Athens, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Owner-Occupied Units5,926100%1,274,19674,787,460
With a Mortgage3,74363.16%, see rank58.96%65.58%
Without a Mortgage2,18336.84%, see rank41.04%34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Athens, AL
1,130 USD
Alabama
1,159 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAthens, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$299 or Less00.00%, see rank0.23%0.20%
$300 to $4991263.37%, see rank2.96%1.59%
$500 to $69953814.37%, see rank9.57%5.01%
$700 to $99995625.54%, see rank24.89%14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49998626.34%, see rank34.17%27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99956915.20%, see rank16.11%20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99950813.57%, see rank9.13%19.52%
$3,000 or More601.60%, see rank2.95%11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Athens, AL
19.20% of the Total Income
Alabama
21.70% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Athens, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less42011.22%, see rank7.30%5.86%
10% to 20%1,59642.64%, see rank37.14%31.95%
20% to 30%96225.70%, see rank25.71%27.64%
30% to 40%3358.95%, see rank11.45%13.74%
40% or More43011.49%, see rank17.78%20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Athens, AL
345 USD
Alabama
349 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAthens, AL%AlabamaU.S.
$199 or Less2059.39%, see rank11.83%7.76%
$200 to $29956525.88%, see rank24.55%14.70%
$300 to $49990741.55%, see rank42.72%34.63%
$500 to $69939318.00%, see rank14.46%21.16%
$700 or More1135.18%, see rank6.44%21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Athens, AL
10.40% of the Total Income
Alabama
11.40% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Athens, AL%AlabamaU.S.
10% or Less1,05248.19%, see rank43.66%40.19%
10% to 20%70232.16%, see rank30.25%31.47%
20% to 30%22610.35%, see rank11.03%12.24%
30% to 40%1135.18%, see rank5.23%5.64%
40% or More904.12%, see rank8.16%9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,874, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1-unit, Detached7,339, 74.33%, see rank68.53%61.65%
1-unit, Attached333, 3.37%, see rank1.66%5.82%
2 Units246, 2.49%, see rank2.09%3.75%
3 or 4 Units436, 4.42%, see rank2.93%4.43%
5 to 9 Units480, 4.86%, see rank4.20%4.78%
10 or More Units701, 7.10%, see rank6.84%13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.339, 3.43%, see rank13.74%6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,874, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
1 Room156, 1.58%, see rank1.12%1.95%
2 Rooms150, 1.52%, see rank1.17%2.48%
3 Rooms388, 3.93%, see rank5.77%9.13%
4 Rooms1,444, 14.62%, see rank15.10%16.60%
5 Rooms1,900, 19.24%, see rank23.28%20.41%
6 Rooms1,844, 18.68%, see rank20.97%18.06%
7 Rooms1,395, 14.13%, see rank13.59%12.27%
8 Rooms802, 8.12%, see rank8.86%8.48%
9 Rooms or More1,795, 18.18%, see rank10.13%10.60%
Median Rooms6.00, see rank5.705.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,874, 100%2,190,638132,741,033
No Bedroom166, 1.68%, see rank1.21%2.17%
1 Bedroom503, 5.09%, see rank6.20%11.16%
2 Bedrooms2,158, 21.86%, see rank23.92%26.69%
3 Bedrooms4,916, 49.79%, see rank49.95%39.70%
4 Bedrooms1,747, 17.69%, see rank15.40%16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms384, 3.89%, see rank3.33%4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Housing Units9,203, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Utility Gas1,816, 19.73%, see rank29.16%48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas200, 2.17%, see rank7.18%4.86%
Electricity7,119, 77.36%, see rank61.92%36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.40, 0.43%, see rank0.21%5.86%
Coal or Coke0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.12%
Wood0, 0.00%, see rank1.11%2.12%
Solar Energy0, 0.00%, see rank0.01%0.05%
Other Fuel0, 0.00%, see rank0.09%0.47%
No Fuel Used28, 0.30%, see rank0.31%1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalAthens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent3,079, 100%505,13639,201,928
$199 or Less30, 0.97%, see rank2.18%1.50%
$200 to $299278, 9.03%, see rank5.01%3.18%
$300 to $499507, 16.47%, see rank14.15%7.37%
$500 to $6991,118, 36.31%, see rank26.64%16.01%
$700 to $999820, 26.63%, see rank32.35%29.17%
$1,000 to $1,499257, 8.35%, see rank15.87%26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99952, 1.69%, see rank2.54%9.79%
$2,000 or More17, 0.55%, see rank1.26%6.10%
Median$624, see rank$715$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Athens, ALAlabamaU.S.
Occupied Housing Units9,203, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
No Vehicles Available533, 5.79%, see rank6.48%9.12%
1 Vehicles Available3,265, 35.48%, see rank32.94%33.80%
2 Vehicles Available3,276, 35.60%, see rank37.28%37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available2,129, 23.13%, see rank23.30%19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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