Athens, New York

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Population in 2014: 1,620 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 
Males: 758  (46.9%)
Females: 862  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  49.7 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 12015.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,405 (it was $36,927 in 2000)
Athens:

$50,405
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,581 (it was $21,282 in 2000)

Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $167,986 (it was $79,400 in 2000)
Athens:

$167,986
NY:

$277,600

Median gross rent in 2013: $850.

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  • Races in Athens, NY (2010)

    Athens races chart
    • 1,55393.1%White alone
    • 664.0%Hispanic
    • 261.6%Black alone
    • 171.0%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Athens: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (21.3%), German (16.2%), Irish (14.4%), United States (12.9%), English (6.5%), Dutch (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1805

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 481 people per square mile   (low).

Athens,NY real estate house value index trend

Athens, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Athens:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athens village:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

72 residents are foreign born (2.0% Europe).

This village:

5.0%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,991 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,307 (2.1%)

Athens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (27.2 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bronx, NY (98.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Hudson, NY (1.3 miles ), Lorenz Park, NY (1.6 miles ), Stottville, NY (1.9 miles ), Jefferson Heights, NY (2.0 miles ), Catskill, NY (2.1 miles ), Stockport, NY (2.1 miles ), Leeds, NY (2.1 miles ), Claverack-Red Mills, NY (2.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $202,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $86,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.27 N, Longitude: 73.81 W

Area code: 518

Athens household income distribution Athens home values distribution

Crime rates in Athens (2003):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 2 thefts (117.2 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 4.9 (higher means more crime, US average = 322.2)

Crime rates in Athens (2008):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 burglaries (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 0.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 297.2)

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -20 (-1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Athens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Athens, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Athens, New York average temperatures Athens, New York average precipitation Athens, New York humidity Athens, New York wind speed Athens, New York snowfall Athens, New York sunshine Athens, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Athens-area historical tornado activity is above New York state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Athens village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 20.1 miles away from the village center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 153.6 miles away from Athens center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 176.9 miles away from Athens center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 118.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens topographic map

Birthplace of: Crane Wilbur - Actor, Dernell Every - Fencer.

Hospitals and medical centers near Athens:

  • COLUMBIA COUNTY DOH DIVISION OF NRSG CHHA (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • EDEN PARK HEALTH CARE CENTRE INC HUDSON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; HUDSON, NY)
  • COLUMBIA-GREENE DIALYSIS (CATSKILL DIVISION) (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • HUDSON VALLEY FAMILY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF GREENE COUNTY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; CATSKILL, NY)

Heliports located in Athens:

Amtrak station near Athens:

  • 2 miles: HUDSON (69 S. FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens:

  • Bard College (about 18 miles; Annandale-On-Hudson, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,137)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 28 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)
  • SUNY at Albany (about 30 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 15,490)
  • Excelsior College (about 31 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,723)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 31 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Siena College (about 32 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 33 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)

Public elementary/middle school in Athens:

See full list of schools located in Athens

Library in Athens:

  • D.R. EVARTS LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,811; Location: 80 SECOND STREET; 9,904 books; 389 audio materials; 1,277 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 8 other licensed databases; 54 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Athens: Athens Village Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Hagar's Harbor (B), Home Sweet Home of Athens (C), Athens Fire Department (D), Athens Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Athens include: Federated Church of Athens (A), First Reformed Church of Athens (B), Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church (C), Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Hope Cemetery (1), Athens Rural Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Court: Athens Town - Court (2 1st Street).

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.9% for Black residents, 55.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  59.4%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  9.3%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
22 people in nursing homes in 2000

Athens, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Athens (2011 data):

  • The National Bank of Coxsackie: Athens Branch at 1 North Washington Street, branch established on 1955/05/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $206.4 mil, Deposits: $182.4 mil, headquarters in Coxsackie, NY, positive income, 6 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
New York average:

13.9

Athens travel time to work - commute Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Athens village (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,9359
Mainline Protestant5,32934
Evangelical Protestant2,06319
Other5207
Orthodox2801
Black Protestant2322
None30,862-
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: 13
Greene County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Greene County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Greene County:

5.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 83
Here:

16.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.7%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

24.5%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.3%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
New York:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Athens:

10.8%
New York:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Athens:

6.8
New York:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.6%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Athens:

50.5%
New York:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.6%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Athens, NY 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
Financial Administration 3$9,280$37,1200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$5,308
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,562
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 9$1,804
Police - Other 0$0 3$950
Streets and Highways 6$28,665$57,3300$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$342
Totals for Government 9$37,945$50,59323$9,966

Athens government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Fire Protection: $103,000 ($63.58)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($17.90)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($1.85)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $183,000 ($112.96)
    Water Utilities: $160,000 ($98.77)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($94.44)
    General - Other: $139,000 ($85.80)
    Police Protection: $66,000 ($40.74)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($32.10)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($17.28)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($14.81)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($13.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($11.73)
    Fire Protection: $18,000 ($11.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $11,000 ($6.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($4.32)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($8.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $27,000 ($16.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $14,000 ($8.64)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.32)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($1.23)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $307,000 ($189.51)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($30.86)

Athens government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $132,000 ($81.48)
    All Other: $17,000 ($10.49)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $41,000 ($25.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $42,000 ($25.93)
    Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($16.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($133.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $13,000 ($8.02)
    General Support: $9,000 ($5.56)
    Highways: $5,000 ($3.09)
  • Tax - Property: $490,000 ($302.47)
    NEC: $14,000 ($8.64)
    Public Utilities: $8,000 ($4.94)

Athens government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $830,000 ($512.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $226,000 ($139.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $800,000 ($493.83)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $191,000 ($117.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $35,000 ($21.60)
    Water Utilities: $30,000 ($18.52)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $176,000 ($108.64)
    End of Fiscal Year: $168,000 ($103.70)

Athens government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $667,000 ($411.73)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $298,000 ($183.95)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,000 ($3.70)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,079 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Albany County, NY  0.82% ($37,121 average AGI)
from Ulster County, NY  0.65% ($32,432)
from Columbia County, NY  0.46% ($38,771)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,404 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($247 average AGI)
Greene County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Albany County, NY  1.03% ($36,027 average AGI)
to Ulster County, NY  0.72% ($32,328)
to Columbia County, NY  0.38% ($29,557)

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens:

  • WHUC (1230 AM; 1 kW; HUDSON, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTMM (1300 AM; 5 kW; RENSSELAER, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WGHQ (920 AM; 5 kW; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens:

  • WCTW (98.5 FM; CATSKILL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMK (90.9 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: W A M C)
  • WFGB (89.7 FM; KINGSTON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WRIP (97.9 FM; WINDHAM, NY; Owner: RIP RADIO, LLC)
  • WAJZ (96.3 FM; VOORHEESVILLE, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WZMR (104.9 FM; ALTAMONT, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYJB (95.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGNA-FM (107.7 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF MANSFIELD, INC.)
  • WPDH (101.5 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRVE (99.5 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMHT-FM (89.1 FM; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WPYX (106.5 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVCR-FM (88.3 FM; LOUDONVILLE, NY; Owner: SIENA COLLEGE)
  • WFLY (92.3 FM; TROY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNP (88.7 FM; ROSENDALE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WRHV (88.7 FM; POUGHKEEPSIE, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGKR (105.3 FM; GRAND GORGE, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Athens:

  • W21BU (Channel 21; HUDSON ET AL, NY; Owner: MARTIN MEDIA INDUSTRIES, INC.)
  • WNYT (Channel 13; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • WEWB-TV (Channel 45; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WEWB, L.L.C.)
  • WRGB (Channel 6; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF NEW YORK, INC)
  • WMHT (Channel 17; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: WMHT EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTEN (Channel 10; ALBANY, NY; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • WXXA-TV (Channel 23; ALBANY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • Athens, New York
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:4
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count153
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents215
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons32
  • Fatalities163
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents400
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents33
See more detailed statistics of Athens fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • $98,000Total costs
  • 2,205Total average daily traffic
  • 176Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,394Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 42.312556 Lon: -73.882306, Call Sign: WQIU436
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.112 MHzGrant Date: 05/15/2008, Expiration Date: 05/15/2018, Certifier: Andrea SmallwoodRegistrant: Atlas License Company, 7202 N. Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 51 Third St (Lat: 42.263000 Lon: -73.817222), Type: Building, Structure height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQWI769
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.612 MHz, 451.900 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2015, Expiration Date: 09/02/2025, Certifier: Theodore NugentRegistrant: River Valley Radio Inc., 749 Rt 408, Westerlo, NY 12193, Phone: (518) 797-5156, Fax: (518) 797-3299, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Athens Elementary School On 3rd Street (Lat: 42.262583 Lon: -73.817611), Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEI275
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.950 MHz, 958.350 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/1996, Expiration Date: 02/27/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2001Registrant: Phone: (518) 477-8771
  • STATION, Athens 3rd St Elementary School (Lat: 42.262583 Lon: -73.817611), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNTL488
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.62 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/1997, Expiration Date: 01/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Phone: (716) 822-3692

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Athens)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67WA , Serial Number: 28-7125267, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1971
    Registrant (Corporation): Capital District Pilots Association LLC, 121 Tammy Trail Unit 1012, Athens, NY 12015
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7045S , Serial Number: 15067745, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Michael D Sodders, 2880 Sleepy Hollow Rd, Athens, NY 12015

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

ATHENS VILLAGE (Address: 2 FIRST STREET , Population served: 1,850, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-12-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St No addtl Formal Action needed (NOV-08-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2008)
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-16-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-07-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-29-2013)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2008), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2008)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (MAR-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-16-2008)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
GREEN HILL CAFE & PIZZERIA (Address: 171 SCHOHARIE TURNPIKE , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (66%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Athens, NY

  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 3

Athens compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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