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The Athol CDP(1) had a population of 8,555 as of July 1, 2022.
The primary coordinate point for Athol is located at latitude 42.5959 and longitude -72.2268 in Worcester County. The formal boundaries for the Athol Census Designated Place 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Athol: Athol Centre, Athol Depot, Paquoig.
|Total Population||8,555 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,434 (98.6%)|
|Population in Families||6,425 (75.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||121 ( 1.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$57,611|
|Average Household Income||$73,891|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,413|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,843 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,226 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,316 (34.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||300 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$245,198|
|Average Home Value||$336,770|
|Housing Affordability Index3||99|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||4.56%|
|Per Capita Income||3.56%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.57%|
The table below compares Athol to the other 248 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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||# 91||64th|
|Population Density||# 158||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 232||7th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 153||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 235||6th|
|Diversity Index||# 126||50th|
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