Demographics

Total Population

  Athens Limestone
County
1990 Census 16,901 54,135
2000 Census 18,967 65,676
2010 Census 21,897 82,782
2011 - 2012 Estimate 22,590 87,654
Growth Rate 2000-2012 19.1% 33.4%

Gender & Age

  Athens Limestone
County
Male 47.7% 50.8%
Female 52.3% 49.2%
Median Age 39.2 36.0
18 Years & Over 77.2% 76.0%

Households

  Athens Limestone
County
2010 Households 21,370 30,821
Median Household Income $45,827 $47,199
Per Capita Income $26,521 $24,157

Education Attainment

Education Total %
Graduate Degree 2,845 5.60%
Bachelor Degree 6,338 12.60%
Associate Degree 3,382 6.70%
Some College 10,402 20.6%
High School 16,959 33.60%
Grade 9 - 12 6,400 12.70%
< Grade 9 4,164 8.20%
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts; 2010 US Census; American Community Survey 5-Year Demographic & Housing Estimates, 2007-2011.
Limestone County Economic Development Association
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