Athens, OH Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 6,703 housing units in Athens. This represents a 9.9% growth from 6,098 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,648 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 55 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Athens is about 29%. Athens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.23 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Athens were built after 1962.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.30%
One Bedroom21.60%
Two Bedrooms27.60%
Three Bedrooms28.90%
Four Bedrooms13.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.18
Median year structure was built1953
Median Value of occupied units$113,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$110,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$479

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.60%
Second Mortgage4.60%
Home Equity Loan7.90%
Simple Mortgage46.90%
Debt Free40.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs14.4%