As per the 2000 census records, Athens, GA, housed a population of 876 individuals, residing in 304 households, with 227 families contributing to the town’s vibrant community. The town exhibited a population density of 1,061.2 inhabitants per square mile (409.7/km2). A total of 325 housing units were distributed at an average density of 393.7 per square mile (152.0/km2).
Diversity was a defining characteristic, with a racial composition featuring 79.22% White, 3.08% African American, 0.34% Native American, 5.94% Asian, 9.02% from other races, and 2.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino residents accounted for 20.09% of the overall population.
The town’s households exhibited varied structures, with 37.5% accommodating children under 18, 58.2% representing married couples, 8.9% headed by a female householder without a husband present, and 25.3% classified as non-families. Individual households constituted 21.7%, and 6.6% featured someone living alone, aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.88, and the average family size stood at 3.35, reflecting the diverse and dynamic makeup of Athens, GA.