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People

Total Population 1,016
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 498
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $32,667
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,769
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,719
% Above Poverty Level 92.8%
% Below Poverty Level 7.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $612
Median House Value $110,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.1%
Irish 3.7%

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

Athens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles E of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 147 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Marathon
Metro Area Wausau
Standard Zip Codes 54411
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.033
Longitude -90.073

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 MEDFORD
Distance 15.2 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 55 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Station WAUSAU AP
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station JUMP RIVER 3 E
Distance 40.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Athens, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hamburg (54411)

Milan (54411)

Weurtsburg (54411)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Abbotsford 2,179 $41,699
Dorchester 977 $45,000
Edgar 1,605 $59,464
Fenwood 149 $58,571
Stetsonville 605 $55,000

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

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601 W LIMITS RD
715-257-7511
Serves 214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

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