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People

Total Population 1,069
Male Share of the Population 51.1%
Female Share of the Population 48.9%
Senior Citizens 17.3%
Employed Population 16+ 442
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 47.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,500
% Above Poverty Level 74.9%
% Below Poverty Level 25.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.8%
Median Gross Rent $773
Median House Value $140,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.3%
US/American 0%
English 15.2%
Irish 12.9%

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

Athena Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SE of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 203 miles E of Portland, Oregon
County Umatilla
Standard Zip Codes 97813
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.811
Longitude -118.489

Athena 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 PENDLETON BR EXP STN
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 41 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 52 to 88 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 17.5 inches
Station PENDLETON DOWNTOWN
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 54 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Station WALLA WALLA RGNL AP
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 41 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 20.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adams 370 $82,750
Helix 204 $52,813
Milton-Freewater 7,089 $40,802
Pendleton 16,882 $60,693
Weston 723 $55,568

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

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Athena High Schools

WESTON-MCEWEN HIGH SCHOOL
540 E MAIN ST
541-566-3555
Serves 217 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.1

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