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People

Total Population 1,095
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 17.9%
Employed Population 16+ 418
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.7%
Median Earnings25+ $28,458
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,529
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,792

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,500
% Above Poverty Level 69.9%
% Below Poverty Level 30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22%
Median Gross Rent $539
Median House Value $105,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.7%
US/American 1.4%
English 13.1%
Irish 16.8%

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

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles N of Portland, Maine (center to center)
Nearest Large City 190 miles N of Boston, Massachusetts
County Somerset
Standard Zip Codes 04912
Phone Area Codes 207
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.923
Longitude -69.673

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 MADISON
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 51 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 36 to 56 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station CORINNA
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 26 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches
Station LONG FALLS DAM
Distance 32.8 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 23 F
Apr Temp 27 to 47 F
Jul Temp 53 to 76 F
Oct Temp 33 to 53 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cornville 1,257 $54,375
Embden 918 $60,625
Harmony 866 $32,604
Skowhegan 6,260 $32,450
Solon 986 $52,188
Wellington 233 $40,625

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

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