Athena, Oregon Population 2024

1,204

Athena is a city located in Umatilla County Oregon. Athena has a 2024 population of 1,204. Athena is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -0.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,210 in 2020.

The average household income in Athena is $73,506 with a poverty rate of 7.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Athena is 37.1 years, 26.7 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Athena Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Athena was:

  • White: 93.32%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Oregon
Land Area (mi²)
0.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,194.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.5% (-6)
The current population of Athena, Oregon is 1,204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,210.

Athena, Oregon Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,24493.32%
Other race423.15%
Two or more races231.73%
Black or African American151.13%
Native American90.68%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Athena Population by Race

Athena Population Pyramid 2024

Athena Median Age

37.1

Total

26.7

Male

49.1

Female

Athena Adults

There are 1,098 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Athena.

Athena Age Dependency

48.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Athena Sex Ratio

Female59544.64%
Male73855.36%

Athena Population by Age

Athena Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5422.4472.927.1
Married2723.3276.523.5
Non Family2181.2871.628.4
Female522.6759.640.4
Male0000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Athena Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade00%
9th to 12th Grade717.66%
High School Graduate33235.81%
Some College14215.32%
Associates Degree15516.72%
Bachelors Degree14015.1%
Graduate Degree879.39%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Athena Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Athena Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White865794207
Hispanic31318
2+ Races232312
Other Race22220
Black880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 52.17%.

Athena Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$37,019$39,000$35,789
Less Than 9th Grade$19,896$0$0
High School Graduate$35,000$34,853$0
Some College$45,385$56,250$31,250
Bachelors Degree$42,333$0$41,750
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$37,019

Average Earnings

$39,000

Average Male

$35,789

Average Female

Athena Earnings by Educational Attainment

Athena Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Athena Language

96.56% of Athena residents speak only English, while 3.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.44% of the population.

Athena Language

Athena Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,178867.3%
Multiple231147.83%
Hispanic5758.77%

7.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.59%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athena

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athena is Multiple, with 47.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athena is White, with 7.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.69%.

Athena Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.9%
High School10%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Some College3.72%

Athena Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.83%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Athena Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Athena Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$66,333$73,506
Families$73,333$86,708
Married Families$73,676$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,846$53,173

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Athena Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Athena Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Athena Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Athena Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Athena Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

27

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam24
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Athena Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7424
55 to 643
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Athena Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White272.63%
Hispanic11.96%

Athena Veterans by Race

Athena Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

92.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athena Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Athena Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Athena Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Athena Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.74%

Born in Athena

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Athena residents were born in the United States, with 52.74% having been born in Oregon. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Athena Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,196-2-0.17%
20281,198-1-0.08%
20271,199-2-0.17%
20261,201-1-0.08%
20251,202-2-0.17%
20241,204-1-0.08%
20231,205-2-0.17%
20221,207-2-0.17%
20211,209-1-0.08%
20201,210685.95%
20191,14230.26%
20181,13910.09%
20171,13820.18%
20161,13620.18%
20151,134-6-0.53%
20141,140-3-0.26%
20131,143-4-0.35%
20121,14700%
20111,147100.88%
20101,13700%

Athena Population by Year