New Athens, IL Population

Population: 1,981. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,011 (+1.5% change)
Males: 929 (46.9%), Females: 1,052 (53.1%)

St. Clair County

Zip code: 62264

Median resident age: 38.2 years
Median household income: $39,625
Median house value: $72,200

Races in New Athens:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.4%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (49.8%), Irish (13.1%), English (8.9%), United States (8.9%), French (4.6%), Italian (3.8%).

Elevation: 429 feet

Land area: 1.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in New Athens

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Athens village

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -26 (-1.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near New Athens:

  • RED BUD REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; RED BUD, IL)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • SPARTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 18 miles; SPARTA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Athens:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 15 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 41 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 44 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Athens:

  • SPARTA COMMUNITY-HUNTER FIELD (about 19 miles; SPARTA, IL; Abbreviation: SAR)
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 26 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 27 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Athens:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 16 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 29 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 32 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 34 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • WEBSTER UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 8,252)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 40 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
Public high school in New Athens:

  • NEW ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 210; Location: 501 HANFT ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Athens:

  • NEW ATHENS ELEM (Students: 294; Location: 501 HANFT ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NEW ATHENS JR HIGH (Students: 138; Location: 501 HANFT ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle school in New Athens:

  • ST AGATHA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 207 SOUTH MARKET; Grades: KG – 8)

Libraries

Library in New Athens:

  • NEW ATHENS D.L. (Operating income: $70,030; Location: 201 NORTH VAN BUREN; 14,502 books; 188 audio materials; 348 video materials; 43 serial subscriptions)

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