The Athol Census Designated Place had a population of 8,528 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Athol: Athol Centre, Athol Depot, Paquoig.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,904|
|Daytime Population: Residents||4,946|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||7,850|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||0.92|
|Population in Households||8,446|
|Population in Familes||6,449|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||82|
|Median Household Income||$45,455|
|Average Household Income||$57,339|
|Per Capita Income||$23,376|
|Total Housing Units||3,913 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,205 (56.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,247 (31.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||461 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$161,007|
|Average Home Value||$188,373|
|Average Household Size||2.45|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.02%|
The table below compares Athol to the other 246 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Massachusetts by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density||# 158||36th|
|Diversity Index||# 128||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 223||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 232||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Massachusetts Census Data Comparison Tool.