Athens, Ontario Population Data & Statistics

This is the population and demographic data and statistics for Athens, a town in Canada with a land area of 129.54 km2 and has a population density of 23.50 people per km2.

The data includes average age, age distribution, marital status, individual and household income, spoken languages, employment and unemployment rates, occupations, religion, and various other characteristics.

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Population Characteristics

Based on the latest census, it is estimated the total population in Athens is around 3,042 people.

On the table below, we can see that the total population of Athens in 2021 census have increased 0.80% compared to the 2016 census.

Population in 2016Population in 2021Difference
3,0183,042 +0.80%

Population By Genders

Of the 3,042 total population in Athens, the largest gender is female with around 1,535 women within the population.

MaleFemaleDifference
1,5051,535 +1.95%

Population by Age Characteristics

Of the 3,018 population in Athens, majority of them are in the age of 55 to 59 years years old, with 11.00% of them are male and 9.40% female. While the median age of the whole population is 50.80.

DataMaleFemaleDifferenceTotal
0 to 4 years60 4.00%70 4.60% 14.29%130 4.30%
5 to 9 years90 6.00%80 5.20% 11.11%165 5.40%
10 to 14 years75 5.00%65 4.20% 13.33%145 4.80%
15 to 19 years85 5.60%70 4.60% 17.65%160 5.30%
20 to 24 years70 4.70%65 4.20% 7.14%140 4.60%
25 to 29 years75 5.00%50 3.30% 33.33%130 4.30%
30 to 34 years70 4.70%80 5.20% 12.50%150 4.90%
35 to 39 years65 4.30%80 5.20% 18.75%145 4.80%
40 to 44 years65 4.30%70 4.60% 7.14%135 4.40%
45 to 49 years90 6.00%105 6.80% 14.29%190 6.30%
50 to 54 years115 7.60%135 8.80% 14.81%250 8.20%
55 to 59 years165 11.00%145 9.40% 12.12%310 10.20%
60 to 64 years130 8.60%135 8.80% 3.70%265 8.70%
65 to 69 years115 7.60%100 6.50% 13.04%215 7.10%
70 to 74 years90 6.00%100 6.50% 10.00%190 6.30%
75 to 79 years75 5.00%75 4.90% 0.00%150 4.90%
80 to 84 years40 2.70%40 2.60% 0.00%85 2.80%
85 years and over30 2.00%65 4.20% 53.85%95 3.10%
85 to 89 years15 1.00%40 2.60% 62.50%55 1.80%
90 to 94 years5 0.30%15 1.00% 66.67%25 0.80%
95 to 99 years5 0.30%10 0.70% 50.00%20 0.70%
100 years and over0 0.00%0 0.00% 0.00%5 0.20%

Broader Age Groups

If we look at the population data from the broader age groups, we can see that most people in Athens are within the 15 to 64 years age group.

DataMaleFemaleTotal
0 to 14 years14.60%13.70%14.30%
15 to 64 years62.50%60.90%61.70%
65 years and over23.30%25.10%24.20%
Average age of the population45.60%47.10%46.30%
Median age of the population50.80%50.80%50.80%

Population of Athens by Ethnicity and Origin

In Athens, the population data reflects a diverse range of ethnicities, contributing to the vibrant cultural landscape. Athens embraces various ethnic groups, each adding to its dynamic societal fabric.

The population statistics underscore the importance of this multicultural diversity, emphasizing Athens's dedication to inclusivity and the appreciation of distinct contributions that each ethnicity brings to the shared narrative of the area.

Here are the top 10 ethnicities in Athens.

Ethnicity and OriginMaleFemalePercentage in Population
English36.58%37.12%36.91%
Irish31.88%30.77%31.38%
Scottish25.50%21.40%23.49%
Canadian17.45%17.73%17.62%
Dutch11.74%11.04%11.41%
French8.39%8.36%8.05%
German7.05%7.69%7.38%
British Isles3.02%3.68%3.19%
Caucasian (White)2.35%3.34%3.02%
French Canadian2.35%2.01%2.18%

Household and Dwelling Characteristics

Of the population in Athens, which totals 3,018, the majority, consisting of 1,155 people live in a single-detached house. Additionally, the majority of them are living in households with a size of 2 persons.

Household Size

Number of Person(s) in HouseholdTotalPercentage
1 person26010.70%
2 persons51521.20%
3 persons1958.00%
4 persons1556.40%
5 or more persons853.50%

Income in Athens

The population data in a region can offer valuable insights when analyzed in relation to income levels. By examining the income distribution within Athens, we can gain a deeper understanding of the socioeconomic dynamics at play.

Per Capita Income

The median individual income in Athens is $40,400 (according to the 2020 data).

Per capita income data in a region provides a comprehensive snapshot of the average income earned by each individual residing within that area. By dividing the total income generated in the region by its population, per capita income quantifies the economic well-being of the population on an individual basis.

This data not only reflects the region's overall economic performance but also offers insights into income distribution, quality of life, and potential disparities.

Household Income

The median household income in Athens is $85,000 (according to the 2020 data).

Household income data in a Athens provides crucial insights into the economic landscape and living standards of its residents. By analyzing this data, policymakers, researchers, and businesses in Canada gain a comprehensive understanding of income distribution, socioeconomic disparities, and trends within Athens.

Education Levels in Athens

This data captures the distribution of individuals across various educational milestones, such as high school diplomas, college degrees, and beyond.

This information is pivotal in shaping educational policies, workforce development strategies, and initiatives aimed at enhancing access to quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities within Athens.

Only using 25% sample data.
DegreeMenWomenTotalPercentage
Bachelor's degree or higher20535056013.65%
High (secondary) school diploma or equivalency certificate6205751,20028.80%
No certificate, diploma or degree31523054512.25%
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree1,1251,2652,39559.10%

Employment in Athens

This comprehensive dataset offers a detailed snapshot of Athens's employment trends, encompassing various sectors, industries, and job categories.

From the table below, we can see that unemployment rate is only at 7.71% which is quite high acccording to experts.

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusPercentage
Employment rate51.78%
Unemployment rate7.71%

Working as an Employee

This table provides the data on how many people in Athens working as an employee. Most of them (69.90%) are working permanent position as an employee.

Self-employed

On the other hand, this table provides the data on how many people in Athens working self-employed.

Only using 25% sample data.
StatusMenWomenTotal
Self-employed12080200

Employment Industry Sectors

The industry employment sectors census data provides valuable insights into the diverse economic landscape of a specific region in Athens. By categorizing and quantifying the distribution of employment across various sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, technology, education, and more, this data illuminates the region's economic composition.

As we can see from the table below, most of the people (14%) in Athens are working in the health care and social assistance sector.

Only using 25% sample data.
IndustryMenWomenPercentage
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting40204%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction1501%
Utilities1501%
Construction1552512%
Manufacturing1354012%
Wholesale trade40204%
Retail trade60859%
Transportation and warehousing90358%
Information and cultural industries1001%
Finance and insurance10152%
Real estate and rental and leasing10302%
Professional, scientific and technical services15102%
Management of companies and enterprises000%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services30304%
Educational services30606%
Health care and social assistance2519014%
Arts, entertainment and recreation1001%
Accommodation and food services35606%
Other services (except public administration)15253%
Public administration40405%

Places of Work

data provides valuable insights into commuting patterns and workplace distribution within Athens. This data offers a comprehensive view of where individuals are employed, shedding light on the geographic distribution of workplaces and the flow of workers across various areas.

Only using 25% sample data.
Work LocationMenWomenTotalPercentage
Worked at home8013021016.00%
Worked outside Canada0000.00%
No fixed workplace address1453518514.10%
Usual place of work46545091069.50%

Commuting

This data reveals crucial information about how residents in Athens travel to work or school, highlighting the prevalence of various modes of transportation such as carpooling, public transit, cycling, and walking.

This data aids in the formulation of targeted transportation policies and the development of efficient transit systems, ultimately contributing to sustainable urban planning and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in the region.

Commuting Duration

The commuting duration captures the average time individuals spend traveling to their workplaces, shedding light on the efficiency of public transit systems, road networks, and the overall accessibility of the region.

Only using 25% sample data.
DurationPercentage
Less than 15 minutes20.50%
15 to 29 minutes34.20%
30 to 44 minutes26.00%
45 to 59 minutes10.50%
60 minutes and over8.70%

Marital Status

Delving into the marital status statistics within Athens offers a multifaceted lens onto societal dynamics. This intricate data repository encapsulates the diverse array of marital bonds within the locale.

Long-term commitments, such as marriages, civil unions, and common-law partnerships, coalesce into a mosaic that mirrors the region's social fabric. By examining trends in marital status, we can discern evolving norms and preferences around Athens area, gauging the ebb and flow between tradition and modernity.

Married or living common-law
64.49%
Married or living common-law
35.51%

Language Spoken

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

In Athens, the most used official language is English. Around 2,945 people in the area speak English.

LanguagePopulation
English2,945
French35
English and French0
Neither English nor French0

Religion

This gathered data offers a panoramic view of linguistic diversity, showcasing bilingual harmonies and solo language elegances. Beyond mere language, this data narrates the symphony of Canada's cultural landscape.

The most common religion in Athens is Christian. Around 1,805 people in Athens are Christian (845 males and 845 females).

ReligionPopulation
Buddhist0.0%
Christian60.6%
Hindu0.0%
Jewish0.0%
Islam0.0%
Sikh0.0%