Athens, Pennsylvania Population 2021

3,145
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Athens is a city located in Bradford County Pennsylvania. With a 2020 population of 3,145, it is the 300th largest city in Pennsylvania and the 6107th largest city in the United States . Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -6.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,367 in 2010. Athens reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Athens has a population density of 1,750 people per square mile.

The average household income in Athens is $70,235 with a poverty rate of 17.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $450 per month, and the median house value is $125,400. The median age in Athens is 40.4 years, 38.8 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Athens Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Athenswas:

  • White: 94.98%
  • Asian: 3.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.43%
  • Other race: 0.28%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Athens, Pennsylvania is 3,145 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,189.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,367.

Athens, Pennsylvania Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,06394.98%
Asian1073.32%
Two or More Races461.43%
Some Other Race90.28%
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Athens Population by Race

Athens Population Pyramid $2021

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Athens Median Age

40.4


Total

38.8


Male

43.6


Female

Athens Adults

There are 2,428 adults, (792 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

97.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female

1,657

51.38%

Male

1,568

48.62%

Athens Population by Age

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Athens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family31.7%68.3%
Female59%41%
All66.2%33.8%
Married95.4%4.6%
Male100%0%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Athens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4012.2666.2
Married5843.0495.4
Non Family5681.131.7
Female1442.8859
Male1053.27100

2.96

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

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Athens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1074.88%
9th to 12th Grade1235.61%
High School Graduate89340.72%
Some College34615.78%
Associates Degree1275.79%
Bachelors Degree33215.14%
Graduate Degree26512.08%
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Athens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1521,922565
Asian323232
Other Race99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,596$48,889$34,211
Less Than 9th Grade$55,463$$
High School Graduate$35,069$39,219$26,442
Some College$34,091$38,462$27,391
Bachelors Degree$58,994$78,600$58,323
Graduate Degree$74,844$176,429$

$41,596

Average Earnings

$48,889

Average Male

$34,211

Average Female

Athens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Athens Language by Age

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Athens Language

98.31% of Athens residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.06% of the population.

Athens Language

Athens Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,99842114.04%
Asian107107100.00%
Multiple462860.87%

17.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

24.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is White, with 14.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.77%.

Athens Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.84%
High School16.38%
Some College13.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%

Athens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.18%
Female Employed12.31%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.69%

Athens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Athens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,832$70,235
Families$53,385$88,869
Married Families$80,556-
Non Families$21,284$38,343
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Income by Household Type

Athens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens Married by Age and Sex

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Athens 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 45-54.

Athens Marital Status by Race

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Athens Marital Status

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335

Number of Veterans

323

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam155
Korea60
Second Gulf War44
First Gulf War21
World War II8

Athens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74122
75+98
55 to 6450
18 to 3444
35 to 5421

Athens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White32613.74%
Other Race9100.00%

Athens Veterans by Race

Athens Veterans by Education

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2.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

53.9%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Athens Employment by Age

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Athens Employment by Race

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Athens Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.19%

Born in Athens

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

0.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.73% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 72.19% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Athens Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,145-22-0.69%
20203,167-22-0.69%
20193,189-22-0.69%
20183,211-11-0.34%
20173,222-7-0.22%
20163,229-36-1.10%
20153,265-23-0.70%
20143,288-38-1.14%
20133,326-35-1.04%
20123,361-12-0.36%
20113,37380.24%
20103,365-50-0.15%
20003,415-53-0.15%
19903,468-154-0.43%
19803,622-551-1.41%
19704,173-342-0.78%
19604,515850.19%
19504,4302150.50%
19404,215-157-0.37%
19304,372-12-0.03%
19204,3845881.45%
19103,796470.12%
19003,7494751.36%
18903,2740.00%

Athens Population by Year