Latest Data (2018)
Population 13,857
Nationwide Rank 2415

Quick Facts

Athens, Tennessee is the 2,415th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Athens, Tennessee is a city.

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

Athens, Tennessee's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Athens, Tennessee Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2405 Oneonta, New York 13,918 5.1%
2406 Collingswood, New Jersey 13,916 -2.7%
2407 North Mankato, Minnesota 13,914 17.0%
2408 Allouez, Wisconsin 13,897 -10.0%
2409 Monroe, Ohio 13,887 74.8%
2410 Sauk Rapids, Minnesota 13,879 33.7%
2411 Ephrata, Pennsylvania 13,874 5.2%
2412 Highland Park, New Jersey 13,869 -1.0%
2413 Beach Park, Illinois 13,867 36.4%
2414 Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin 13,866 -1.9%
2415 Athens, Tennessee 13,857 4.1%
2416 Bexley, Ohio 13,854 5.0%
2417 Fergus Falls, Minnesota 13,845 1.1%
2418 Sharonville, Ohio 13,836 0.8%
2419 Hickory Hills, Illinois 13,834 -0.5%
2420 Chesterton, Indiana 13,833 30.5%
2421 Atlantic Beach, Florida 13,831 3.5%
2422 D'Iberville, Mississippi 13,831 74.8%
2423 Harper Woods, Michigan 13,813 -3.1%
2424 Forest Park, Illinois 13,807 -11.8%
2425 St. Helens, Oregon 13,801 35.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1410 Bristol 26,881 5.7%
1639 Farragut 22,956 29.0%
1701 Shelbyville 21,864 33.7%
1759 East Ridge 21,024 2.3%
1886 Tullahoma 19,370 7.1%
2085 Springfield 16,957 17.4%
2090 Goodlettsville 16,859 22.4%
2125 Sevierville 16,531 34.3%
2142 Dyersburg 16,389 -6.2%
2229 Dickson 15,583 20.6%
2293 Greeneville 14,898 -3.1%
2415 Athens 13,857 4.1%
2436 Soddy-Daisy 13,717 18.8%
2442 McMinnville 13,688 6.1%
2469 Elizabethton 13,497 -3.9%
2568 Portland 12,823 48.3%
2598 Lakeland 12,617 74.5%
2612 White House 12,506 66.9%
2679 Lewisburg 12,114 14.3%
2743 Red Bank 11,765 -4.6%
2754 Arlington 11,697 344.2%
2779 Crossville 11,554 25.9%
2790 Collegedale 11,492 71.3%
2871 Hartsville/Trousdale County 11,012 50.6%
2889 Manchester 10,916 27.4%
2901 Lawrenceburg 10,838 0.6%
2926 Millington 10,685 -3.9%
2941 Martin 10,592 0.4%
2967 Alcoa 10,499 30.6%
2996 Union City 10,401 -4.5%
3070 Paris 10,057 3.1%
3080 Clinton 10,028 6.0%
3183 Brownsville 9,443 -12.2%
3193 Atoka 9,397 149.1%
3217 Lenoir City 9,305 34.8%
3275 Nolensville 9,012 223.0%
3276 Fairview 8,999 47.0%
3338 Covington 8,780 3.0%
3361 Winchester 8,715 18.4%
3405 Signal Mountain 8,567 15.1%
3535 Humboldt 8,199 -13.3%
3536 Jefferson City 8,199 3.8%
3554 Oakland 8,118 430.9%
3640 Ripley 7,879 0.7%
3691 Lexington 7,716 3.7%
3711 Pulaski 7,652 -4.3%
3716 Milan 7,640 -3.1%
3789 Dayton 7,393 13.3%
3919 Fayetteville 7,017 0.0%
3938 Savannah 6,946 -1.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 13,857 2,415
2017 13,615 2,442
2016 13,748 2,409
2015 13,688 2,409
2014 13,664 2,397
2013 13,623 2,394
2012 13,489 2,399
2011 13,474 2,392
2010 13,458 2,381
2009 14,284 2,243
2008 14,216 2,233
2007 14,075 2,228
2006 13,961 2,228
2005 13,775 2,226
2004 13,561 2,236
2003 13,509 2,224
2002 13,473 2,215
2001 13,421 2,201
2000 13,299 2,197
1990 12,337 2,070