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People

Total Population 298
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 10.1%
Employed Population 16+ 114
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,000
% Above Poverty Level 85.9%
% Below Poverty Level 14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $460
Median House Value $84,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 12.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles E of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 219 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Claiborne
Standard Zip Codes 71003
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.65
Longitude -93.025

Athens Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station HOMER 3 SSW
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Station RUSTON LA TECH
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station ASHLAND
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arcadia 2,897 $23,466
Bryceland 89 $66,042
Dubberly 209 $61,250
Gibsland 938 $30,250
Homer 3,092 $31,989
Lisbon 194 $78,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Athens High Schools

ATHENS HIGH SCHOOL
15520 HIGHWAY 9
318-258-3241
A Title I School.
Serves 260 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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