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People

Total Population 4,005
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,652
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 44.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,018
% Above Poverty Level 84.8%
% Below Poverty Level 15.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $910
Median House Value $178,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 21.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.5%
Irish 21.9%

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

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 6,572 $36,780

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

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