Athens, Pennsylvania Population 2024

3,225

Athens is a city located in Bradford County Pennsylvania. Athens has a 2024 population of 3,225. Athens is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,267 in 2020.

The average household income in Athens is $62,912 with a poverty rate of 15.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Athens is 48.6 years, 46.1 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Athens Demographics

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

  • White: 93.73%
  • Asian: 2.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 1.35%
  • Black or African American: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,838.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.29% (-42)
The current population of Athens, Pennsylvania is 3,225 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,267.

Athens, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,06593.73%
Asian862.63%
Two or more races541.65%
Other race441.35%
Black or African American210.64%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Athens Population by Race

Athens Population Pyramid 2024

Athens Median Age

48.6

Total

46.1

Male

51.6

Female

Athens Adults

There are 2,651 adults, (751 of whom are seniors) in Athens.

Athens Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Athens Sex Ratio

Female1,43343.82%
Male1,83756.18%

Athens Population by Age

Athens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,7771.8142.957.1
Non Family1,1001.0524.875.2
Married5222.9279.120.9
Female1123.875842
Male432.4925.674.4

2.93

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

42.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Athens Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade612.56%
9th to 12th Grade1134.74%
High School Graduate95840.22%
Some College40316.92%
Associates Degree28211.84%
Bachelors Degree32613.69%
Graduate Degree23910.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Athens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,2932,139522
Other Race313119
2+ Races2990
Asian212121
Black883

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Athens Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,161$60,250$29,323
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,335$0$32,143
Some College$51,597$60,909$26,175
Bachelors Degree$87,610$88,805$0
Graduate Degree$50,114$0$0

$46,161

Average Earnings

$60,250

Average Male

$29,323

Average Female

Athens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Athens Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Athens Language

98.86% of Athens residents speak only English, while 1.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Athens Language

Athens Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,00936612.16%
Asian8686100%
Multiple543768.52%

15.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Athens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Athens is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Athens is White, with 12.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.58%.

Athens Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade49.7%
Some College12.72%
High School9.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.78%

Athens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed13.39%
Female Unemployed0%

Athens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Athens Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,503$62,912
Families$64,028$76,046
Married Families$84,593$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,478$50,425

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Athens Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Athens Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Athens Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

223

Number of Veterans

180

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War88
Vietnam67
Korea31
Second Gulf War21
World War II0

Athens Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64103
35 to 5441
65 to 7441
75+38
18 to 340

Athens Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1927.53%
Other Race3183.78%

Athens Veterans by Race

Athens Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Athens Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Athens Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Athens Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Athens 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

69.69%

Born in Athens

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

1.47%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Athens residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.47% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,172-11-0.35%
20283,183-10-0.31%
20273,193-11-0.34%
20263,204-10-0.31%
20253,214-11-0.34%
20243,225-10-0.31%
20233,235-11-0.34%
20223,246-22-0.67%
20213,26810.03%
20203,267762.38%
20193,191-21-0.65%
20183,212-11-0.34%
20173,223-5-0.15%
20163,228-38-1.16%
20153,266-20-0.61%
20143,286-38-1.14%
20133,324-37-1.1%
20123,361-12-0.36%
20113,37380.24%
20103,365-50-1.46%
20003,415-53-1.53%
19903,468-154-4.25%
19803,622-551-13.2%
19704,173-342-7.57%
19604,515851.92%
19504,4302155.1%
19404,215-157-3.59%
19304,372-12-0.27%
19204,38458815.49%
19103,796471.25%
19003,74947514.51%
18903,27400%
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Athens Population by Year