There are 7 hospice facilities serving Athens, Texas. This includes 1 facility in Athens and 6 nearby. Hospice costs in Texas range from about $111 up to $200 per day, with a mean expense running around $153. The per month cost averages roughly $4,590 and ranges between $3,330 and $6,000. On a yearly basis, the median cost is around $55,080, which is on par with the national average of $55,080.
Located in Henderson County, Athens is a small city in Texas. While the encompassing area has 2,225,317 people, there are 24,239 residing within the city itself. The 55+ community currently represents 29% of the overall population.
Athens has an above average SeniorScore™ of 71. The city has a mean per capita income of $21,000. The mean household income is $42,000 compared to the average of $47,000 for the entire state of Texas. The current unemployment rate is approximately 6.5% and the mean home price is $141,000, which is somewhat lower than the Texas average of $142,500.
Athens has ideal average temperatures, with very mild winters and very balmy summers. The city receives large amounts of rainfall annually. In comparison to other cities in the US, Athens has better than average air quality ratings and a moderate crime rate.