Athens, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 228 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 113  (49.7%)
Females: 115  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71003, 71040.

Athens Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,127 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Athens:

$38,127
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,272 (it was $13,033 in 2000)

Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,361 (it was $36,100 in 2000)
Athens:

$87,361
LA:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $104,648; detached houses: $116,112; mobile homes: $87,342

Median gross rent in 2017: $484.

March 2019 cost of living index in Athens: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.0%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Athens, LA (2010)
    • 17369.5%White alone
    • 5522.1%Black alone
    • 124.8%Hispanic
    • 72.8%Two or more races
    • 20.8%American Indian alone

Races in Athens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Athens, Louisiana as of August 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Athens is 70 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (50.0%), African (11.0%), Irish (8.3%), French (2.8%), Italian (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 104 people per square mile   (very low).

Athens, Louisiana map

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Louisiana:

2.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (39.9 miles , pop. 56,461).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (45.3 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (219.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Gibsland, LA (2.8 miles ),
Arcadia, LA (3.0 miles ),
Mount Lebanon, LA (3.1 miles),
Homer, LA (3.1 miles ),
Lisbon, LA (3.7 miles),
Bryceland, LA (3.8 miles),
Dubberly, LA (3.8 miles ),
Minden, LA (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.65 N, Longitude: 93.02 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Athens, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Athens, LA in 2017
Athens satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Most common industries in Athens, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Health care (11.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (9.4%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.7%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (12.5%)
  • Truck transportation (8.3%)
  • Food (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.3%)
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (5.4%)
  • Food (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Athens, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (16.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.4%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Athens, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Athens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/12/1950, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.0 miles away from the Athens village center killed 18 people and injured 77 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.7 miles away from the village center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 180.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 183.0 miles away from Athens center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 373.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 326.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from Athens center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne Parish (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Drought: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Athens:

  • ST JOSEPH HOSPICE OF SHREVEPORT LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GIBSLAND, LA)
  • GIBSLAND COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GIBSLAND, LA)
  • MOSLEY STREET COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • MAGNOLIA HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • BIENVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • LOUISIANA EXTENDED CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ARCADIA, LA)
  • LAKE CLAIBORNE COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HOMER, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens:

  • Grambling State University (about 20 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 24 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 38 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 43 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Southern Arkansas University Main Campus (about 46 miles; Magnolia, AR; FT enrollment: 3,005)
  • Southern University at Shreveport (about 48 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 2,277)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 57 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)

Private high school in Athens:

  • MT OLIVE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 114, Location: 15349 HIGHWAY 9, Grades: PK-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Claiborne Parish Fire Protection District 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Salem Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Walker Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Henry L. Bridges - Businessman, Maggie Renfro - Homemaker.

Claiborne Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Athens and their reported violations in the past:

ATHENS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 444, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUL-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and JUL-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from JAN-30-2009 to OCT-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-16-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from JAN-30-2009 to OCT-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2009)
LEATHERMAN CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 438, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-09-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-09-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-11-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-11-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-05-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.1%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.8%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Athens (2011 data):

  • Gibsland Bank & Trust Company: Athens Branch at 15315 Hwy 9, branch established on 1997/07/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.3 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in Gibsland, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gibsland Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Athens:

Marital status in Athens, LA
  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Athens:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Louisiana average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Athens, LA (based on Claiborne Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,29232
Black Protestant2,43118
Mainline Protestant1,14611
Catholic861
Other21
None9,238-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Claiborne Parish:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

7.98 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Claiborne Parish:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.3%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.4%
State:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

37.9%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Athens:

28.7
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.8%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Athens:

31.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Athens:

49.6%
State:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Athens:

76.2%
State:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Athens, LA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Athens government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $12,000 ($52.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($39.47)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $53,000 ($232.46)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($197.37)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($188.60)
    Water Utilities: $28,000 ($122.81)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($74.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($70.18)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($13.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($39.47)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $71,000 ($311.40)

Athens government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $18,000 ($78.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $7,000 ($30.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $48,000 ($210.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($39.47)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($30.70)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($52.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $45,000 ($197.37)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $42,000 ($184.21)
    Property: $19,000 ($83.33)
    Other License: $11,000 ($48.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,000 ($30.70)

Athens government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,000 ($456.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $93,000 ($407.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($48.25)

Athens government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000 ($61.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000 ($587.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($4.39)

4.94% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Webster Parish, LA  1.04% ($31,646 average AGI)
from Lincoln Parish, LA  0.58% ($41,333)


5.02% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,293 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Webster Parish, LA  1.23% ($40,053 average AGI)
to Caddo Parish, LA  0.45% ($37,952)
to Bossier Parish, LA  0.43% ($37,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens:

  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KASO (1240 AM; 1 kW; MINDEN, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KOKA (980 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDMS (1290 AM; 5 kW; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: EL DORADO BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPYN (900 AM; 10 kW; ATLANTA, TX; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KSYB (1300 AM; 5 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: AMISTAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens:

  • KBEF (104.5 FM; GIBSLAND, LA; Owner: GREENWOOD ACRES BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KYLA (106.7 FM; HOMER, LA; Owner: NWLA BROADCASTING, L.L.C)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KRMD-FM (101.1 FM; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVMA-FM (107.9 FM; MAGNOLIA, AR; Owner: COLUMBIA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAIV (102.3 FM; CAPE MAY, NJ; Owner: EQUITY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLKL (95.7 FM; MINDEN, LA; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS - SHREVEPORT, LLC)
  • KNBB (99.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • K214CE (90.7 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPERVISORS OF LA ST UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Athens:

  • KTBS-TV (Channel 3; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KTBS, INC.)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTVE (Channel 10; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF MONROE/EL DORADO LICENSE LLC)
  • KSLA-TV (Channel 12; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: KSLA, LLC)
  • KMSS-TV (Channel 33; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSHV (Channel 45; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF SHREVEPORT LIC. CORP.)
  • KPXJ (Channel 21; MINDEN, LA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Athens fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 2011 11:08 PM, Sr-518, Lat: 32.652150, Lon: -93.015589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 4, 1990 11:13 PM, La9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 15.2mTotal length
  • $315,000Total costs
  • 9,330Total average daily traffic
  • 2,377Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,167Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Athens, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Athens, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Athens)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Mi Wnw Of (Lat: 32.655139 Lon: -93.061000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Overall height: 109 m, Call Sign: WPPU238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.087 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/2000, Expiration Date: 01/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2010, Certifier: Dennis Dickson, Registrant: Skylines Unlimited Inc, Po Box 4052, Gettysburg, PA 17325-4052, Fax: (717) 337-1078

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 2 Mi W Of (Lat: 32.642361 Lon: -93.057083), Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WPJF506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.481 MHz, 928.481 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2011, Expiration Date: 07/30/2021, Certifier: James M Dumler, Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 850-7646, Email:
  • 1 Mi Se Of (Lat: 32.639028 Lon: -93.002917), Structure height: 134.1 m, Call Sign: WPOP738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.456 MHz, 952.456 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2018, Expiration Date: 09/29/2028, Certifier: W R Roudebush, Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Athens HS 110, 15520 Highway 9 (Lat: 32.644500 Lon: -93.019194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQJI213,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2008, Expiration Date: 09/17/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2015, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • Athens ATT Tower 270, 3.2 Km Nw (Lat: 32.665833 Lon: -93.052778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 80.2 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WQJI278,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/2018, Expiration Date: 09/18/2028, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc., 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 1940 Cook Road (Lat: 32.639028 Lon: -93.002917), Call Sign: KPE383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7400 MHz, 454.100 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2001, Registrant: Joyce & Jacobs, 1019 19th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-0100
  • Approx. 2 Miles Wnw Of Athens (Lat: 32.655139 Lon: -93.060972), Call Sign: KKO360, Licensee ID: L00128636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Registrant: Southern Message Service, 709 Crockett Street, Shreveport, LA 71101
  • 2 Miles Wnw Of (Lat: 32.655139 Lon: -93.060972), Call Sign: KKQ962, Licensee ID: L00128636,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz, 2121.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Registrant: Southern Message Service, Inc., 709 Crockett Street, Shreveport, LA 71101

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5VQS, Grant Date: 08/09/1996, Expiration Date: 08/09/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2008, Registrant: Alfred N White, Rt 1 Box 75, Athens, LA 71003
  • Call Sign: KG5HSW, Licensee ID: L01948072, Grant Date: 06/01/2015, Expiration Date: 06/01/2025, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2015, Certifier: Christopher M Jett, Registrant: Christopher M Jett, 2609 Hwy 519, Athens, LA 71003
  • Call Sign: KB5CMJ, Previous Call Sign: KG5HSW, Licensee ID: L01948072, Grant Date: 06/30/2015, Expiration Date: 06/30/2025, Certifier: Christopher M Jett, Registrant: Christopher M Jett, 2609 Hwy 519, Athens, LA 71003

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3385W , Serial Number: 32-242, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Gentle Breeze Investments LLC, 1665 Barnes Road, Athens, LA 71003

Most common first names in Athens, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1572.8 years
William972.3 years
James871.9 years
Mary881.4 years
Mattie678.7 years
Henry673.2 years
Clyde575.0 years
Bessie583.0 years
Joe476.7 years
George482.0 years
Most common last names in Athens, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sherrill1181.5 years
Winzer877.6 years
Austin772.4 years
Baker784.1 years
Lee672.5 years
Abercrombie672.5 years
Gantt675.3 years
Wilson676.2 years
Davidson575.4 years
Gandy583.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Athens, LA
  • 56.1%Utility gas
  • 35.1%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Athens, LA
  • 75.9%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity


Athens compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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