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Athens

Population

Ethnicity

Ethnicity

Income

Household income in thousands of 2000 dollars

Education

Education level

Age

Age

Housing

Occupied housing units

Families

Males
Females

Military

Military era
  • There are 475 veterans, or 8.0% of the population, high for South L.A. but about average for the county overall
  • The percentage of veterans who served during Vietnam is among the county's highest.

Ancestry and immigration

  • Mexican (27.5%) and Belizean (2.1%) are the most common ancestries.
  • 2,547 (28.0%) of residents are foreign born, about average for South L.A. and about average for the county. Mexico (71.0%) and El Salvador (5.8%) are the most common foreign places of birth.

Athens

is an unincorporated area in the South L.A. region of Los Angeles County.
The neighboring communities are Gardena, Harbor Gateway, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Vermont Vista and Westmont.
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Athens is one of the 272 neighborhoods in Mapping L.A., The Times’ resource for crime, neighborhoods, demographics and schools.
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Source: Census 2000, SCAG, Los Angeles Department of City Planning