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Athens, IL Real Estate

Athens, Illinois is located in Menard County. Nearby cities and towns include Cantrall, Petersburg, Lake Petersburg, Sherman, Greenview, Williamsville, Grandview, Tallula, Spaulding, Middletown, Pleasant Plains, Riverton, Leland Grove, Clear Lake, Elkhart, Jerome, Southern View, Curran, Dawson, Ashland, Oakford, Broadwell, Mason City, Cornland, New Holland, Berlin, Rochester, Buffalo, New Berlin, Easton, Chatham, Mechanicsburg, Kilbourne, Loami, Springfield, Lincoln, Mount Pulaski, Chandlerville, San Jose, and Hartsburg. Athens is a rural community with a population of 1,990. The median household income is $60,549. In Athens, 66% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 39% of the households. Half the population of Athens commutes 26 minutes or less to work, with 64% of residents holding white collar jobs and 36% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Athens, IL is 27 years, with 72% of those homes owned, 22% rented, and 6% not occupied. In the previous year, 6 Athens properties were sold. The median sale price of a home in Athens in the previous year was $94,000.

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Athens offers a range of educational opportunities with one middle school and one high school.

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Athens, IL Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Athens, IL
  • 34% Single
  • 66% Married
  • 51% Single
  • 49% Married

Male VS. Female

Athens, IL
  • 52% Female
  • 48% Male
  • 51% Female
  • 49% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Athens, IL

  • 37
  • 38
  • Athens, IL
  • Illinois

Average Age of Homes in Athens, IL

  • 27
  • 38
  • Athens, IL
  • Illinois

Vacant Homes in Athens, IL

  • 6%
  • 8%
  • Athens, IL
  • Illinois

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $63,402
  • $77,034
  • Athens, IL
  • Illinois

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Athens, IL
  • 72% Owned
  • 22% Rented
  • 60% Owned
  • 32% Rented