Athens, PA Profile: Facts & Data


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Athens, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Athens had a population of 3,311 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 41.9573 and longitude -76.518 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.

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

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Athens, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,311
Population in Households 3,186
Population in Familes 2,413
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 1,843
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $42,851
Average Household Income $62,571
Per Capita Income $26,724


Total Housing Units 1,477 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 807 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 585 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $94,423
Average Home Value $116,078


Total Households 1,392
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 802
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.2% -0.54%
Households -0.26% -0.58%
Families -0.46% -0.71%
Median Household Income   3.88%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2018 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 # 410 77th
Population Density # 734 58th
Diversity Index # 998 44th
Median Household Income # 1359 23rd
Per Capita Income # 896 49th

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