The Athol Census Designated Place had a population of 8,447 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Athol is located at latitude 42.5934 and longitude -72.2302 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Athol Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Worcester County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 558 feet.
The Athol Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377982) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athol population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Athol: Athol Centre, Athol Depot, Paquoig.
|Population in Households||8,366|
|Population in Familes||6,399|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,902 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,209 (56.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,229 (31.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||464 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$155,436|
|Average Home Value||$176,166|
|Median Household Income||$44,770|
|Average Household Income||$56,924|
|Per Capita Income||$23,334|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.01%|
|Per Capita Income||1.05%|
The table below compares Athol to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 88||65th|
|Population Density1||# 158||36th|
|Diversity Index2||# 127||49th|
|Median Household Income||# 222||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 231||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.