Latest Data (2017)
Population 25,214
Nationwide Rank 1484

Quick Facts

Athens, Ohio is the 1,484th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Athens, Ohio is a city.

Athens, Ohio is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Athens had its largest population ever.

Athens, Ohio is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 64% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Athens, Ohio Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1474 Zanesville, Ohio 25,388 -0.6%
1475 Hutto, Texas 25,367 1648.2%
1476 Balch Springs, Texas 25,357 29.6%
1477 Starkville, Mississippi 25,352 15.2%
1478 Tarpon Springs, Florida 25,331 18.4%
1479 Windsor, Colorado 25,330 144.4%
1480 Hazelwood, Missouri 25,290 -3.3%
1481 Woodstock, Illinois 25,286 24.4%
1482 Mercer Island, Washington 25,261 14.4%
1483 Midlothian, Texas 25,254 157.7%
1484 Athens, Ohio 25,214 17.9%
1485 Key West, Florida 25,208 -0.8%
1486 University Park, Texas 25,201 7.8%
1487 Melrose Park, Illinois 25,197 8.7%
1488 Belvidere, Illinois 25,181 18.7%
1489 Sebastian, Florida 25,174 55.0%
1490 Sanger, California 25,161 32.0%
1491 Grandview, Missouri 25,159 1.5%
1492 Clinton, Mississippi 25,154 0.0%
1493 Moscow, Idaho 25,146 17.3%
1494 Cliffside Park, New Jersey 25,142 9.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Ohio

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
763 Lakewood 50,249 -11.0%
775 Newark 49,423 6.6%
779 Cuyahoga Falls 49,247 -0.3%
789 Middletown 48,823 -5.4%
814 Dublin 47,619 50.3%
823 Euclid 47,201 -10.2%
825 Mentor 47,121 -6.3%
829 Beavercreek 46,948 22.2%
839 Mansfield 46,160 -10.7%
854 Strongsville 44,744 1.9%
857 Cleveland Heights 44,562 -12.0%
900 Fairfield 42,566 1.0%
922 Findlay 41,321 5.3%
930 Grove City 41,022 48.3%
952 Lancaster 40,280 13.4%
965 Westerville 39,737 11.9%
969 Warren 39,562 -17.7%
981 Delaware 39,267 51.6%
1014 Huber Heights 37,986 -0.6%
1020 Reynoldsburg 37,847 17.5%
1036 Lima 37,149 -11.0%
1072 Marion 35,997 -3.4%
1073 Hilliard 35,939 47.2%
1091 Upper Arlington 35,337 4.9%
1092 Gahanna 35,297 8.4%
1103 Brunswick 34,867 3.9%
1105 Stow 34,769 7.1%
1141 Fairborn 33,541 6.5%
1143 North Ridgeville 33,436 49.0%
1152 Mason 33,235 47.8%
1183 Massillon 32,342 2.3%
1187 Westlake 32,297 1.6%
1198 Bowling Green 31,820 7.2%
1202 North Olmsted 31,734 -6.9%
1255 North Royalton 30,294 5.5%
1267 Kent 29,915 6.2%
1352 Garfield Heights 27,835 -9.2%
1368 Shaker Heights 27,440 -6.4%
1410 Wooster 26,618 5.2%
1415 Xenia 26,562 9.2%
1436 Medina 26,190 3.6%
1439 Barberton 26,120 -6.5%
1450 Troy 25,865 17.0%
1458 Green 25,747 12.2%
1474 Zanesville 25,388 -0.6%
1484 Athens 25,214 17.9%
1497 Riverside 25,094 -7.0%
1517 Sandusky 24,845 -10.7%
1547 Trotwood 24,386 -10.9%
1559 Avon Lake 24,184 31.7%
1578 Marysville 23,912 47.2%
1583 Centerville 23,787 3.2%
1599 Wadsworth 23,476 26.2%
1621 Avon 23,054 98.6%
1627 Solon 22,962 5.1%
1633 Willoughby 22,860 1.0%
1634 Oxford 22,859 4.0%
1657 Maple Heights 22,400 -14.1%
1666 Hudson 22,245 -1.1%
1693 Alliance 21,791 -6.0%
1705 South Euclid 21,598 -8.0%
1712 Chillicothe 21,499 -2.9%
1714 Perrysburg 21,482 21.7%
1747 Piqua 20,987 1.0%
1776 Lebanon 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney 20,614 1.3%
1788 Ashland 20,455 -3.7%
1790 Portsmouth 20,443 -2.0%
1794 Pickerington 20,402 103.4%
1807 Rocky River 20,216 -2.3%
1817 Parma Heights 20,053 -7.3%
1821 Miamisburg 19,985 2.1%
1824 Oregon 19,973 3.4%
1832 Norwood 19,870 -7.9%
1837 Painesville 19,813 12.3%
1882 Broadview Heights 19,227 20.1%
1902 Twinsburg 18,959 11.0%
1907 Sylvania 18,941 -0.5%
1908 Whitehall 18,913 -1.4%
1910 Berea 18,850 -0.5%
1927 Forest Park 18,690 -3.6%
1929 Mayfield Heights 18,682 -3.3%
1932 Brook Park 18,626 -12.0%
1934 Springboro 18,610 47.4%
1946 Niles 18,473 -11.5%
1971 Eastlake 18,172 -10.1%
1972 Ashtabula 18,144 -13.2%
1984 Steubenville 18,003 -9.3%
2025 Tallmadge 17,552 6.7%
2027 Tiffin 17,546 -3.2%
2041 New Philadelphia 17,424 1.8%
2045 North Canton 17,290 3.3%
2055 East Cleveland 17,187 -36.7%
2082 Norwalk 16,824 1.3%
2096 Defiance 16,687 0.3%
2099 Mount Vernon 16,659 5.8%
2131 Streetsboro 16,365 32.5%
2143 Fairview Park 16,292 -7.0%
2152 Fremont 16,193 -7.8%
2177 Aurora 15,982 17.0%
2216 Middleburg Heights 15,587 0.2%
2218 Pataskala 15,566 49.9%
2242 Bay Village 15,344 -4.4%
2269 Vandalia 15,053 2.9%
2305 Worthington 14,646 3.8%
2352 Washington Court House 14,215 4.6%
2355 New Franklin 14,165 -2.6%
2360 Willowick 14,148 -1.3%
2391 Circleville 13,930 3.1%
2409 Sharonville 13,797 0.6%
2411 Maumee 13,787 -8.0%
2412 Bexley 13,786 4.5%
2430 Monroe 13,683 72.3%
2432 Marietta 13,673 -6.5%
2435 Brecksville 13,632 1.7%
2450 Lyndhurst 13,557 -11.0%
2464 Englewood 13,470 9.7%
2483 Fostoria 13,256 -4.6%
2484 Warrensville Heights 13,251 -12.1%
2489 Clayton 13,215 -0.9%
2491 Powell 13,204 109.0%
2498 Bellefontaine 13,161 0.0%
2518 University Heights 13,028 -7.6%
2536 West Carrollton 12,924
2537 Trenton 12,912 46.3%
2561 Greenville 12,771 -5.9%
2562 Loveland 12,770 8.9%
2564 Dover 12,766 3.9%
2571 Wickliffe 12,736 -5.4%
2582 Conneaut 12,642 1.3%
2585 Bedford 12,627 -10.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 25,214 1,484
2016 25,341 1,471
2015 25,044 1,477
2014 24,024 1,538
2013 24,122 1,521
2012 23,755 1,528
2011 23,844 1,506
2010 23,832 1,492
2009 22,134 1,576
2008 21,773 1,584
2007 21,632 1,586
2006 21,828 1,557
2005 21,746 1,544
2004 20,960 1,576
2003 21,818 1,497
2002 21,895 1,482
2001 21,755 1,482
2000 21,370 1,487
1990 21,310 1,294