Athol, Massachusetts Demographics

The total population of Athol town is estimated to be 11,921 with 6,047 males (50.73%) and 5,874 females (49.27%). There are 173 less females than males in Athol town.
The median household income in Athol town was $62,990 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 2,355(3.60%) from $65,345 in 2020. This income is 84.43% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Athol town sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $82,590. Overall, the median household income for the town of Athol town stands at $62,990.
In Athol town, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $38,193 for males and $23,983 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $62,227 for males and $54,912 for females.
In Athol town, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, Two or More Races households report a median household income of $83,951, while White households have a median household income of $63,450.
In 2022, the population of Athol town was 11,897, a 0.23% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Athol town's population was 11,924, a decline of 0.03% compared to a population of 11,927 in 2020.
The median age in Athol, Massachusetts is 44.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 15.49% were under the age of 15, 18.84% aged 15 to 29, 46.04% aged 30 to 64, 17.19% aged 65 to 84, and 2.44% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Athol town population: 93.41% are White, 1.14% are Black or African American, 0.08% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.68% are Asian, 0.83% are some other race and 3.86% are multiracial.