Our Vital Statistics


Location

Athens is located in the center of major United States markets and population concentrations. Within a 600-mile radius of Athens are 62 percent of the American population. 65 percent of the nation's purchasing power and 65 percent of the nation's manufacturing establishments. From Athens, profitable markets are within easy reach.

Population

* Athens Township: 27428 (1990) * Athens County: 59,549 (1990)

Climate

 * Annual average temperature: 52 degrees
  • * Monthly average temperature:
  • January-29 degrees
  • July-73 degrees
  • * Average annual rainfall: 39 inches
  • * Average annual snowfall: 14 inches
  • Income

     * Median family income:
         Athens City: $33,193
         Athens County: $25,702
    

    Average Rate of Unemployment

    In Athens County and six neighboring counties, the average unemployment rate in 1992 ranged from a low of 5.7 percent to a high of 15.6 percent.