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Athens, LA Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Athens is 280, which is 6.87% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 2.96% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Athens population density is 125.07 people per square mile, which is higher than the state average density of 87.84 people per square mile and is higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Athens is white, which represent 54.29% of the total population. The average Athens education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 280. #421

Population Growth Since 2000, #146

Athens, LA

Population Density, #412

Athens, LA
125.07 per square mile
87.84 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:152 (54.29%, #310)
Black:122 (43.57%, #145)
Hispanic:2 (0.71%, #295)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #200)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):5 (1.79%, #62)
One Race, Other:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1 (0.36%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

259 (92.50%) out of the total population of 280 reported first ancestry.

 Athens, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Arab10.36%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.12%0.47%
Danish10.36%, see rank0.10%0.42%
Dutch93.21%, see rank0.55%1.40%
English269.29%, see rank6.04%8.02%
French186.43%, see rank15.95%3.34%
German82.86%, see rank7.86%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.13%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish196.79%, see rank7.64%10.80%
Italian124.29%, see rank4.79%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.26%1.42%
Polish00.00%, see rank0.47%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.08%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish20.71%, see rank0.82%0.99%
Scottish20.71%, see rank1.01%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.78%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss10.36%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American4215.00%, see rank9.99%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.25%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 167 (59.64%, see rank)
Females: 113 (40.36%, see rank)

Athens, LA
Male: 59.64%
Female: 40.36%
Male: 48.91%
Female: 51.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Athens, LA
38.50 years old
36.00 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Athens, LA
31.90 years old
34.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Athens, LA
46.10 years old
37.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Athens, LA% of the Total PopulationLouisianaU.S.
Under 5 years113.93%, see rank6.77%6.36%
5 to 9 years124.29%, see rank6.76%6.51%
10 to 14 years155.36%, see rank6.71%6.59%
15 to 19 years186.43%, see rank6.75%6.85%
20 to 24 years5218.57%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years279.64%, see rank14.11%13.47%
35 to 44 years217.50%, see rank12.32%12.96%
45 to 54 years5017.86%, see rank13.77%14.09%
55 to 64 years3813.57%, see rank12.34%12.29%
65 to 74 years186.43%, see rank7.39%7.64%
75 to 84 155.36%, see rank3.99%4.25%
85 years and over31.07%, see rank1.52%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Athens, LALouisianaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population172, 100%3,010,828209,056,129
Less Than High School22, 12.79%, see rank17.15%13.67%
High School Graduate74, 43.02%, see rank33.95%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree54, 31.40%, see rank26.77%29.09%
Bachelor Degree13, 7.56%, see rank14.67%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree9, 5.23%, see rank7.45%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.78, see rank12.9613.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Athens, LA LouisianaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2540.00%, see rank60.00%, see rank83.17%16.83%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1361.54%, see rank38.46%, see rank82.53%17.47%90.60%9.40%
College26100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank82.21%17.79%78.37%21.63%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Athens, LALouisianaU.S.
Total Households125, 100%1,718,876116,211,092
Average Household Size2.24, see rank2.602.63
1 Person Households54, 43.20%, see rank28.75%27.57%
2 or More Person Households71, 56.80%, see rank71.25%72.43%
Family Households (Families)68, 54.40%, see rank65.93%66.22%
Average Family Size3.25, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family54, 43.20%, see rank43.93%48.42%
Nonfamily Households57, 45.60%, see rank34.07%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Athens, LA%LouisianaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total242see rank3,670,053252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over151100%, see rank1,775,744123,281,364
Never Married6845.03%, see rank37.38%35.77%
Married6039.74%, see rank48.92%52.04%
Widowed74.64%, see rank2.93%2.57%
Divorced1610.60%, see rank10.76%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over91100%, see rank1,894,309129,692,771
Never Married2931.87%, see rank31.45%29.48%
Married4448.35%, see rank45.30%49.19%
Widowed1010.99%, see rank10.15%9.16%
Divorced88.79%, see rank13.09%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Athens, LA%LouisianaU.S.
Native27397.50%, see rank96.05%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25089.29%, see rank78.10%58.73%
Born in Different State238.21%, see rank17.32%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
00.00%, see rank0.63%1.42%
Foreign Born72.50%, see rank3.95%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship00.00%, see rank1.57%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship72.50%, see rank2.38%7.09%
Born In Europe00.00%, see rank0.35%1.53%
Born In Asia51.79%, see rank1.28%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America20.71%, see rank2.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.06%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Athens, LA%LouisianaU.S.
English12196.80%, see rank88.49%79.39%
Spanish21.60%, see rank4.04%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages10.80%, see rank5.91%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank1.26%3.36%
Other10.80%, see rank0.30%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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