Athens Real Estate Market Overview

Could Athens, GA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Athens. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Athens such as Watkinsvill...e and Bogart. When you’re ready, Trulia has 661 resale and new homes in Athens lined up for you, including 1 open house, and 98 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$147,500

Median Sales Price

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$94

Price Per Sqft

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$1,150

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Athens show a 12% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 5% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Athens for Jan 7 to Apr 6 was $147,500 based on 173 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Athens was $94, an increase of 18% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Athens for Mar 7 to Apr 7 was $1,150.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Athens can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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2,286

Counts of Theft

1,942

Counts of Assault

1,012

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Athens

There are 22 schools in Athens.

Elementary Schools
8

Chase Street Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

6

Timothy Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

6

Whit Davis Road Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
7

Kings Bridge Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

4

Coile Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

3

Burney-Harris-Lyons Middle School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
4

Clarke Central High School

Public, 9 - 12

3

Cedar Shoals High School

Public, 9 - 12

N/A

Classic City High School

Public, 9 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Athens by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
45%
Single residents
Home owners
48%
Home owners
Median age
31
Median age
Household income
$37,000
Median household income
College educated
46%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Athens commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
96% commute by car
0% commute by bike
2% commute by public transportation
1% commute by foot

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