Athens, WV Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 415 housing units in Athens. This represents a 4.3% growth from 398 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 415 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Athens is about 68.4%. Athens's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.7%. Average household size is 2.17 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Athens were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type4.10%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms32.50%
Three Bedrooms31.30%
Four Bedrooms14.20%
Five Bedrooms or more7.70%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.08
Median year structure was built1952
Median Value of occupied units$71,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$37,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1960
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$230

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage1.40%
Home Equity Loan2.70%
Simple Mortgage42.30%
Debt Free53.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs12.4%