Latest Data (2018)
Population 278
Nationwide Rank 15620

Quick Facts

Athens, Louisiana is the 15,620th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Athens, Louisiana is a village.

Athens, Louisiana is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Athens had its largest population ever.

Athens, Louisiana is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 74% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
15610 East Laurinburg, North Carolina 279 -4.7%
15611 Hanley Falls, Minnesota 279 -13.3%
15612 Merino, Colorado 279 16.2%
15613 Powers Lake, North Dakota 279 -9.1%
15614 Red Cliff, Colorado 279 -7.3%
15615 Stickney, South Dakota 279 -16.4%
15616 Sumner, Mississippi 279 -31.1%
15617 Westwood, Missouri 279 -2.1%
15618 Almira, Washington 278 -7.6%
15619 Arrowsmith, Illinois 278 -6.7%
15620 Athens, Louisiana 278 6.5%
15621 Bowlus, Minnesota 278 7.3%
15622 Cecil, Georgia 278 -12.5%
15623 Cromwell, Oklahoma 278 4.9%
15624 Oakford, Illinois 278 -10.0%
15625 Prairie Home, Missouri 278 26.3%
15626 Rippey, Iowa 278 -12.5%
15627 Shiloh, Alabama 278 -4.1%
15628 Utica, Minnesota 278 20.8%
15629 Beatrice, Alabama 277 -32.6%
15630 Colony, Alabama 277 -28.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Louisiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
12891 Junction City 555 -14.6%
12894 Richmond 555 13.0%
12914 Wilson 553 -17.2%
12968 Chatham 543 -12.8%
13017 Elizabeth 537 -6.4%
13186 Grayson 516 -3.0%
13208 Springfield 514 30.7%
13333 Cankton 499 29.6%
13361 Sun 497 5.5%
13503 Clarence 480 -6.2%
13509 Pollock 480 28.6%
13671 Sicily Island 464 2.6%
13732 Turkey Creek 458 28.6%
13885 Hodge 441 -10.1%
13899 Hornbeck 440 0.9%
13943 Dry Prong 435 3.3%
13977 Converse 432 7.4%
14030 Goldonna 425 -6.3%
14364 Kilbourne 391 -10.1%
14428 Tullos 384 -9.6%
14478 North Hodge 380 -12.8%
14488 Vienna 379 -11.4%
14527 Columbia 374 -21.5%
14603 Fenton 367 -3.1%
14632 Chataignier 363 -5.2%
14786 South Mansfield 349 2.6%
14919 Forest 338 23.3%
14975 Varnado 333 -2.3%
15040 Georgetown 326 8.3%
15112 Harrisonburg 319 -57.1%
15237 Dodson 309 -13.2%
15280 Hosston 306 -20.5%
15371 Norwood 298 -12.8%
15414 Keachi 295 -8.6%
15443 Evergreen 293 -6.6%
15530 Hall Summit 286 8.3%
15620 Athens 278 6.5%
15631 East Hodge 277 -24.1%
15731 Rodessa 269 -12.6%
15787 Ashland 264 -8.6%
15793 Dixie Inn 264 -26.8%
15858 Dubberly 260 -10.3%
15884 Saline 258 -12.8%
15887 Collinston 257 -21.1%
15888 Delta 257 6.1%
15922 Lucky 255 -28.1%
15940 Baskin 253 34.5%
15959 Noble 252 -3.4%
15963 Belcher 251 -7.7%
15994 Bonita 249 -25.4%
16013 Angie 247 3.3%
16035 Montpelier 246 15.4%
16077 Grand Cane 243 27.8%
16119 Castor 240 13.7%
16125 Plaucheville 240 -14.5%
16207 Reeves 234 12.5%
16228 Creola 232 20.8%
16280 Heflin 228 -6.9%
16407 Fisher 220 -18.2%
16435 Calvin 218 -7.2%
16551 McNary 211 0.9%
16604 Ida 207 -19.7%
16675 Bienville 203 -22.5%
16766 Edgefield 197 3.6%
17111 Quitman 175 4.1%
17113 Robeline 175 -3.8%
17141 Shongaloo 172 6.1%
17244 Lisbon 165 2.4%
17292 Palmetto 162 -14.2%
17312 Gilliam 160 -10.1%
17328 Longstreet 159 -2.4%
17366 Eros 157 -22.2%
17504 Atlanta 149 0.0%
17606 Pioneer 143 -15.8%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 278 15,620
2017 228 16,286
2016 231 16,259
2015 234 16,225
2014 235 16,217
2013 241 16,141
2012 242 16,133
2011 244 16,108
2010 249 16,045
2009 242 16,201
2008 245 16,164
2007 247 16,148
2006 249 16,123
2005 249 16,135
2004 251 16,114
2003 254 16,084
2002 255 16,083
2001 259 16,033
2000 261 16,026
1990 278 15,515