Latest Data (2017)
Population 13,615
Nationwide Rank 2442

Quick Facts

Athens, Tennessee is the 2,442nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Athens, Tennessee is a city.

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

Athens, Tennessee's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Athens, Tennessee Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2432 Marietta, Ohio 13,673 -6.5%
2433 McMinnville, Tennessee 13,662 5.9%
2434 Palmetto, Florida 13,661 5.8%
2435 Brecksville, Ohio 13,632 1.7%
2436 Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 13,631 -4.6%
2437 Grover Beach, California 13,628 4.0%
2438 Levelland, Texas 13,628 6.2%
2439 Pottsville, Pennsylvania 13,625 -12.1%
2440 Carpinteria, California 13,622 -4.2%
2441 Jasper, Alabama 13,618 -4.0%
2442 Athens, Tennessee 13,615 2.3%
2443 Atlantic Beach, Florida 13,608 1.8%
2444 Monticello, Minnesota 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria, Minnesota 13,592 29.7%
2446 Havre de Grace, Maryland 13,576 18.0%
2447 Lone Tree, Colorado 13,566 95.6%
2448 Washington, Pennsylvania 13,566 -10.5%
2449 Vadnais Heights, Minnesota 13,561 3.8%
2450 Lyndhurst, Ohio 13,557 -11.0%
2451 Palos Verdes Estates, California 13,544 1.3%
2452 Baker, Louisiana 13,537 -1.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Tennessee

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1394 Bristol 26,842 5.5%
1643 Farragut 22,729 27.7%
1710 Shelbyville 21,532 31.7%
1733 East Ridge 21,118 2.8%
1881 Tullahoma 19,229 6.4%
2076 Goodlettsville 16,867 22.4%
2081 Springfield 16,838 16.5%
2094 Sevierville 16,716 35.8%
2119 Dyersburg 16,473 -5.7%
2228 Dickson 15,509 20.1%
2284 Greeneville 14,888 -3.2%
2418 Elizabethton 13,743 -2.2%
2429 Soddy-Daisy 13,693 18.6%
2433 McMinnville 13,662 5.9%
2442 Athens 13,615 2.3%
2578 Portland 12,697 46.9%
2587 Lakeland 12,618 74.5%
2710 Lewisburg 11,857 11.8%
2729 Red Bank 11,754 -4.7%
2740 Arlington 11,696 344.2%
2747 Collegedale 11,659 73.8%
2758 White House 11,608 54.9%
2782 Crossville 11,449 24.7%
2856 Millington 11,033 -0.8%
2894 Lawrenceburg 10,772 0.0%
2924 Manchester 10,642 24.2%
2944 Martin 10,543 0.0%
2969 Union City 10,420 -4.3%
3019 Alcoa 10,228 27.3%
3043 Clinton 10,103 6.7%
3045 Paris 10,094 3.5%
3051 Hartsville/Trousdale County 10,083 37.9%
3149 Brownsville 9,592 -10.9%
3220 Atoka 9,201 143.9%
3221 Lenoir City 9,199 33.2%
3316 Covington 8,821 3.5%
3333 Fairview 8,763 43.1%
3389 Signal Mountain 8,560 15.0%
3406 Winchester 8,502 15.5%
3456 Jefferson City 8,346 5.7%
3518 Nolensville 8,169 192.7%
3539 Humboldt 8,144 -13.9%
3567 Ripley 8,029 2.7%
3606 Oakland 7,909 417.2%
3685 Pulaski 7,676 -4.0%
3688 Lexington 7,667 3.1%
3689 Milan 7,667 -2.8%
3789 Dayton 7,354 12.7%
3909 Fayetteville 6,993 -0.4%
3914 Savannah 6,970 -0.7%
3948 Millersville 6,854 25.2%
3954 Greenbrier 6,842 36.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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