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Athens, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Athens had a population of 3,204 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 41.9373 and longitude -76.514 in Bradford County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Athens (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bradford County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Borough of Athens (GNIS ID: 1214949) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athens: Athens Boro, Diahoga, Tioga, Tioga Point.

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Athens, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,204
Daytime Population: Workers 869
Daytime Population: Residents 1,803
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,672
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 3,079
Population in Familes 2,348
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 1,783
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $41,853
Average Household Income $61,882
Per Capita Income $26,448


Total Housing Units 1,442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 750 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (41.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $92,899
Average Home Value $111,733


Total Households 1,347
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 780
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.68% -0.59%
Households -0.74% -0.65%
Families -0.9% -0.75%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Athens, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athens to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 428 76th
Population Density # 750 57th
Diversity Index # 1003 43rd
Median Household Income # 1355 23rd
Per Capita Income # 855 52nd

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