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People

Total Population 4,034
Male Share of the Population 49.9%
Female Share of the Population 50.1%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,655
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 45.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.2%
Median Earnings25+ $36,452
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,462
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,205
% Above Poverty Level 89.1%
% Below Poverty Level 10.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $878
Median House Value $180,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.7%
US/American 0.2%
English 7.1%
Irish 21.6%

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles S of Albany, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 105 miles N of New York, New York
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 12015
Phone Area Codes 518
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.26
Longitude -73.81

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 HUDSON CORRECTIONL FAC
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42 inches
Station CAIRO 4 NW
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
Station COPAKE
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 59 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 42.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hudson 6,658 $36,462

Athens Public Libraries

Library
D.r. Evarts Library
80 SECOND STREET
Athens, New York
(518) 945-1417
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