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People

Total Population 3,326
Male Share of the Population 45%
Female Share of the Population 55%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,322
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,300
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 10.3%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.7%
Median Gross Rent $355
Median House Value $120,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.2%
Irish 21.2%

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

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Scranton, Pennsylvania (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles SE of Buffalo, New York
County Bradford
Standard Zip Codes 18810
Phone Area Codes 570
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.957
Longitude -76.518

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 WAVERLY
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Station ELMIRA
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.9 inches
Station ENDICOTT
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 56 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burlington 178 $53,250

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

Athens Public Libraries

Library
Spalding Memorial Library
724 S MAIN ST
Athens, Pennsylvania
(570) 888-7117

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Athens High Schools

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570-888-7766
Serves 577 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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