Athens, GA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 41,644 housing units in Athens.

Of those housing units, 38,191 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 3,453 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Athens is about 41.6%. Athens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.8%. Average household size is 2.35 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Athens were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.50%
One Bedroom16.50%
Two Bedrooms34%
Three Bedrooms31.10%
Four Bedrooms12.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.43
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$112,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$93,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.29
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$513

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5.70%
Home Equity Loan7.30%
Simple Mortgage55.10%
Debt Free31.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17%