Real Estate Market Update for Athens, GA
Welcome to September's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of August. The number of active listings was down 31% from one year earlier, and down 3% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 180-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 35%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just over 150-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 21% year-over-year, and increased 4% month-over-month. These figures may indicate that buyers have been taking advantage of opportunities in this market. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Athens, GA
Area Information for Athens, GA
  • Population: 120,660
  • Median Age: 27.85 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 18 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 1,037/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 20.36%
  • Closest Airport: Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International
  • Closest College: Piedmont College-athens
  • Closest Jr. College: Athens Technical College
  • Median Household Income: $36,345
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 23%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $136,505
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Gwinnett Braves (aaa)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 27.93%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Athens, GA
Median Age: 27.85 Married: 25% Number of Households: 47,092 Households with Children: 10,805
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Athens, GA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Gnets - Rutalnd Academy 0.9 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Chase Street Elementary School 0.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Alps Road Elementary School 1.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Clarke Middle School 1.3 mi Public 6-8 4 0
      Classic City High School 1.5 mi Public 10-12 0 3
      Clarke Central High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Whitehead Road Elementary School 2.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      Barrow Elementary School 2.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Waseca Learning Environment 2.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-3 0 0
      Timothy Elementary School 2.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 0
      Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School 2.9 mi Catholic 9-12 0 0
      Howard B. Stroud Elementary School 3.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Fowler Drive Elementary School 3.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      St Joseph Catholic School 3.2 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Burney-harris-lyons Middle School 3.7 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Athens Academy 4.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Judia Jackson Harris Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 0
      Gaines Elementary School 4.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Hilsman Middle School 4.9 mi Public 6-8 2 0
      Barnett Shoals Elementary School 5.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Cedar Shoals High School 5.4 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Athens Christian School 5.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Athens Montessori School 5.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Coile Middle School 6.4 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      Whit Davis Road Elementary School 6.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 0
      South Jackson Elementary School 8.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com.
      Local Weather for Athens, GA
        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.