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Athens, WV Real Estate

Athens, West Virginia is located in Mercer County. Nearby cities and towns include Princeton, Oakvale, Glen Lyn, Lashmeet, Rich Creek, Peterstown, Matoaka, Narrows, Montcalm, Ghent, Bluewell, Bluefield, Brush Fork, Pearisburg, Covel, Crumpler, Bramwell, Hinton, Maybeury, Bluefield, Pocahontas, Shady Spring, Rhodell, Coal City, Bud, Corinne, Daniels, Pembroke, Helen, Northfork, Beaver, Bland, Mullens, Keystone, Sophia, Anawalt, Itmann, and Crab Orchard. Athens is a rural community with a population of 1,056. The median household income is $37,499. In Athens, 53% of residents are married, and families with children reside in 22% of the households. Half the population of Athens commutes 20 minutes or less to work, with 67% of residents holding white collar jobs and 33% residents holding blue collar jobs. The median age of homes in Athens, WV is 26 years, with 72% of those homes owned, 23% rented, and 5% not occupied.

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Athens, WV Local Market & Demographic Data

Married vs. single

Athens, WV
  • 47% Single
  • 53% Married
West Virginia
  • 48% Single
  • 52% Married

Male VS. Female

Athens, WV
  • 50% Female
  • 49% Male
West Virginia
  • 50% Female
  • 50% Male

Average Age of Citizens in Athens, WV

  • 36
  • 41
  • Athens, WV
  • West Virginia

Average Age of Homes in Athens, WV

  • 26
  • 31
  • Athens, WV
  • West Virginia

Vacant Homes in Athens, WV

  • 5%
  • 11%
  • Athens, WV
  • West Virginia

Average INCOME of Citizens

  • $57,274
  • $51,852
  • Athens, WV
  • West Virginia

Owned Homes vs. Rented Homes

Athens, WV
  • 72% Owned
  • 23% Rented
West Virginia
  • 64% Owned
  • 25% Rented