Athens, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 3,213 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.9%
 
Males: 1,434  (44.7%)
Females: 1,779  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 18810.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,594 (it was $32,246 in 2000)
Athens:

$47,594
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,702 (it was $20,874 in 2000)

Athens borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,739 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Athens:

$130,739
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,636; detached houses: $197,489; townhouses or other attached units: $155,986; in 2-unit structures: $159,029; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,858; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $21,189; mobile homes: $94,808; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $32,143

Median gross rent in 2017: $377.

March 2019 cost of living index in Athens: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.7%
(22.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Athens, PA (2010)
    • 3,24596.4%White alone
    • 461.4%Hispanic
    • 341.0%Two or more races
    • 230.7%Black alone
    • 160.5%Asian alone
    • 20.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Athens, Pennsylvania as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Athens is 253 to 1.


Crime rates in Athens by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(30.3)
3
(91.7)
3
(93.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(148.0)
1
(29.5)
2
(59.6)
2
(60.1)
2
(39.2)
3
(92.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(156.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(90.8)
7
(213.9)
5
(155.4)
8
(250.9)
1
(31.5)
6
(177.6)
5
(147.7)
2
(59.6)
2
(60.1)
4
(78.3)
2
(61.8)
1
(31.3)
3
(94.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(423.7)
11
(336.2)
5
(155.4)
12
(376.4)
8
(252.0)
12
(355.2)
14
(413.5)
2
(59.6)
4
(120.2)
7
(137.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(219.1)
3
(94.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(1,786)
90
(2,751)
97
(3,015)
46
(1,443)
36
(1,134)
71
(2,102)
73
(2,156)
69
(2,056)
55
(1,653)
167
(3,270)
41
(1,268)
32
(1,002)
35
(1,096)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(61.1)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.8)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.8)
2
(60.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)143.5254.6239.7134.371.8262.9168.3148.4137.1187.4139.861.7194.5

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City-data.com crime index in Athens, PA

Crime rate in Athens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.25
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: Italian (24.8%), Irish (13.2%), American (11.2%), English (9.9%), German (9.8%), Welsh (5.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/29/1831

Elevation: 740 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 1,820 people per square mile   (low).

Athens, Pennsylvania map

25 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.8%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,370 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,377 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Union, NY (27.8 miles , pop. 56,298).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (99.9 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (153.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Sayre borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Greens Landing, PA (1.5 miles ),
South Waverly borough, PA (1.5 miles ),
Waverly, NY (1.7 miles ),
Barton, NY (2.5 miles ),
Chemung, NY (2.7 miles ),
Nichols, NY (3.0 miles ),
Wellsburg, NY (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 76.52 W

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

4.2%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in Athens, PA
Historical housing units in Athens, PA
Most common industries in Athens, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (21.2%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
  • Construction (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.3%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Athens, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.0%)
  • Registered nurses (7.8%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Athens, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Athens, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 55.3. This is better than average.

City:

55.3
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.48. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.48
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Athens-area historical tornado activity is below Pennsylvania state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the Athens borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 9.3 miles away from the borough center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 87% 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 176.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.6 miles away from Athens 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 224.6 miles away from Athens center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from Athens center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bradford County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Athens:

  • ASHTON HEALTHCARE (200 SOUTH MAIN STREET)
  • HERITAGE NURSING HOME INC (202 S MAIN ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Athens:

  • SAYRE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SAYRE, PA)
  • ELDERWOOD HEALTH CARE AT TIOGA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAVERLY, NY)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC TOWANDA Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TOWANDA, PA)
  • TIOGA COUNTY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; OWEGO, NY)
  • CHEMUNG COUNTY CHAPTER NYS ARC, INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ELMIRA, NY)

Airports located in Athens:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens:

  • SUNY at Binghamton (about 30 miles; Vestal, NY; Full-time enrollment: 15,096)
  • Corning Community College (about 31 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (about 31 miles; Mansfield, PA; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Ithaca College (about 32 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 6,781)
  • Cornell University (about 34 miles; Ithaca, NY; FT enrollment: 20,360)
  • SUNY Broome Community College (about 34 miles; Binghamton, NY; FT enrollment: 4,969)
  • Tompkins Cortland Community College (about 40 miles; Dryden, NY; FT enrollment: 3,884)

Public high school in Athens:

  • ATHENS AREA HS (Students: 615, Location: 401 WEST FREDERICK STREET, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Athens:

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Library in Athens:

  • SPALDING MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $129,594; Location: 724 S MAIN ST; 28,626 books; 631 audio materials; 1,079 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Athens: Athens Borough Fire Department Protection Hose Company 1 (A), Athens Borough Fire - Diahoga Hose Company 6 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Failte Inn (RR 2 State Rd 1043).

Birthplace of: H. C. Witwer - Short story author.

Bradford County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

TANNERS BAR & GRILL (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JONES RV PARK (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrite. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-21-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-21-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
LEGHORN BBQ (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between MAY-26-2014 and JUN-26-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-26-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.3 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

58.6%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
112 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
13 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Athens (2011 data):

  • Citizens & Northern Bank: Athens Branch at 428 South Main Street, branch established on 1893/01/01. Info updated 2012/02/14: Bank assets: $1,312.5 mil, Deposits: $1,019.9 mil, headquarters in Wellsboro, PA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens And Northern Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Athens:

Marital status in Athens, PA
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Athens:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Athens
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Athens, PA (based on Bradford County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant10,81776
Catholic6,6007
Evangelical Protestant5,21942
Other4064
None39,580-
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: 16
This county:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
This county:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

6.35 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.0%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bradford County:

11.6%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.2%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Athens:

21.0%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Athens:

35.1%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

58.4%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Athens:

77.8%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Athens, PA 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
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,170$54,5103$5,098
Streets and Highways 3$10,831$43,3240$0
Other Government Administration 3$12,321$49,2840$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 10$41,322$49,5863$5,098

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $158,000 ($49.18)
    General Public Buildings: $98,000 ($30.50)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($12.45)
  • Current Operations - General Public Buildings: $352,000 ($109.55)
    Police Protection: $330,000 ($102.71)
    Sewerage: $273,000 ($84.97)
    General - Other: $269,000 ($83.72)
    Central Staff Services: $182,000 ($56.64)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($45.13)
    Natural Resources - Other: $104,000 ($32.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $37,000 ($11.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000 ($11.20)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000 ($9.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $24,000 ($7.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($5.60)
    Financial Administration: $17,000 ($5.29)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($3.73)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Cash and Deposits: $1,200,000 ($373.48)
    Benefit Payments: $70,000 ($21.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($22.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $543,000 ($169.00)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $721,000 ($224.40)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $145,000 ($45.13)
    From Other Governments: $50,000 ($15.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($0.93)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $25,000 ($7.78)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($4.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $11,000 ($3.42)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($1.56)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($1.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $72,000 ($22.41)
    Other: $54,000 ($16.81)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.93)
  • Tax - Property: $833,000 ($259.26)
    Individual Income: $329,000 ($102.40)
    Public Utility License: $46,000 ($14.32)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $33,000 ($10.27)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($0.93)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,892,000 ($588.86)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,880,000 ($585.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,876,000 ($583.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,864,000 ($580.14)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $500,000 ($155.62)
    Total Other Securities: $500,000 ($155.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,115,000 ($347.03)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,290 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

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 Tioga County, NY  0.52% ($29,724 average AGI)
from Chemung County, NY  0.36% ($31,438)
from Tioga County, PA  0.22% ($43,127)


4.75% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

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 Tioga County, NY  0.42% ($28,883 average AGI)
to Chemung County, NY  0.37% ($36,793)
to Tioga County, PA  0.30% ($46,987)
Businesses in Athens, PA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1La-Z-Boy1
Ford1Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens:

  • WATS (960 AM; 5 kW; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBO (1330 AM; 5 kW; OWEGO, NY; Owner: TIOGA MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLNL (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WWLZ (820 AM; 4 kW; HORSEHEADS, NY; Owner: CHEMUNG COUNTY RADIO, INC.)
  • WELM (1410 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LIMITED)
  • WEHH (1590 AM; 5 kW; ELMIRA HTS/HORSEHEAD, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WNBF (1290 AM; 9 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WINR (680 AM; 5 kW; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WENE (1430 AM; 5 kW; ENDICOTT, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WTKO (1470 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens:

  • WAVR (102.3 FM; WAVERLY, NY; Owner: WATS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WENY-FM (92.7 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: EOLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCII (88.5 FM; SPENCER, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WLVY (94.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WOKN (99.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WHGL-FM (100.3 FM; CANTON, PA; Owner: CANTROAIR COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WHWK (98.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WREQ (96.9 FM; RIDGEBURY, PA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • W205BR (88.9 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W201CO (88.1 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMTT (94.7 FM; TIOGA, PA; Owner: EUROPA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSQE (91.1 FM; CORNING, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WAAL (99.1 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCIH (90.3 FM; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSKG-FM (89.3 FM; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUB.TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WLTB (101.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, NY; Owner: GM BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXW (103.3 FM; VESTAL, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQNY (103.7 FM; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE II BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCWY (107.7 FM; TUNKHANNOCK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWYL (104.1 FM; CHENANGO BRIDGE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Athens:

  • W52CE (Channel 52; SAYRE, PA; Owner: WOLF LICENSE CORP.)
  • WETM-TV (Channel 18; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION OF NEW YORK LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WENY-TV (Channel 36; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: LILLY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • W59DG (Channel 59; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSKG-TV (Channel 46; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WICZ-TV (Channel 40; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • WBNG-TV (Channel 12; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W21BW (Channel 21; ELMIRA, NY; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK INC.)
  • W26BS (Channel 14; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIVT (Channel 34; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WBPN-LP (Channel 10; BINGHAMTON, NY; Owner: STAINLESS BROADCASTING, L.P.)
Athens fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Athens fatal accident list:

Jul 9, 2013 09:52 PM, Sr-1064 Pine St, Pennsylvania Ave, Lat: 41.966228, Lon: -76.529033, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 9, 2006 07:13 PM, Sr-199, Lat: 41.953330, Lon: -76.517080, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 2005 06:24 PM, River St, Vanderbilt St, Lat: 41.970920, Lon: -76.516190, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 13, 1990 07:00 PM, 220, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 17, 1986 08:00 PM, 00287, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 2, 1983 06:99 PM, 01097, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 3, 1982 08:99 PM, 08081, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.7mTotal length
  • $4,242,000Total costs
  • 39,586Total average daily traffic
  • 3,825Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,494Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Athens, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Athens, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2384 Roundtop Road (Lat: 41.951222 Lon: -76.530083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: KNJE209,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2014, Expiration Date: 08/30/2024, Registrant: Apco International, Inc., 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • Lat: 41.941194 Lon: -76.431889, Call Sign: KNNG271,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.050 MHz, 469.050 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/2005, Expiration Date: 01/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2016, Certifier: Sam Moore, Registrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Roundtop Mtn (Lat: 41.952306 Lon: -76.531611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: KRK794, Licensee ID: L00505374,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.620 MHz, Grant Date: 04/24/2014, Expiration Date: 07/07/2024, Certifier: Robert J Crocker, Registrant: Valley Energy Inc
  • Brad06, Off Weaver Road (Lat: 41.960361 Lon: -76.548556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WPWT719,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.087 MHz, 851.562 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Donald R Appleby Jr, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, 8001 Brtetz Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17112, Phone: (717) 346-8058, Fax: (717) 772-8097, Email:
  • Veda Booster Station, Pump Station Hill Rd (Lat: 41.940333 Lon: -76.526389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.9 m, Call Sign: WQRG738,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.862 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 05/09/2023, Certifier: Andrew J Silvania, Registrant: Keystone Engineering Group, 590 Lancaster Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355, Phone: (610) 407-4100

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HARMENINGS HIGH FLYERS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8035F , Serial Number: 005963, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/18/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 02/23/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Charles P Kovacs, 4060 Wolcott Hollow Rd, Athens, PA 18810

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of fire incidents - 25 took place in 2015, and the least - 1 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Athens, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (65.0%), and Outside Fires (17.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Athens, PA
    • 7665.0%Structure Fires
    • 2117.9%Outside Fires
    • 1210.3%Other
    • 86.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Athens, PA
Most common first names in Athens, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6176.3 years
James5069.4 years
Robert4972.2 years
Mary4785.6 years
William4574.2 years
Helen4283.0 years
Charles3575.1 years
Joseph2877.8 years
Anna2882.0 years
Margaret2780.6 years
Most common last names in Athens, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown2070.8 years
Smith2081.1 years
Johnson1676.6 years
Wheeler1580.4 years
Campbell1580.5 years
Allen1471.1 years
Arnold1464.6 years
Williams1279.0 years
Horton1183.3 years
White1176.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Athens, PA
  • 79.3%Utility gas
  • 11.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Athens, PA
  • 58.8%Electricity
  • 29.6%Utility gas
  • 10.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Athens compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Charles E. Thomas (4)
  • John D. Noti (1)
  • John L. Barton (1)
  • Henry J. Stevens (1)
  • Randy C. Swingle (1)
  • Gary E. Vergason (1)

Total of 27 patent applications in 2008-2020.