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Population in 2013: 1,101 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 557  (50.6%)
Females: 544  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Wisconsin median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 54411.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,739 (it was $39,286 in 2000)
Athens:

$40,739
WI:

$51,467

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,319 (it was $17,076 in 2000)

Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,187 (it was $75,900 in 2000)
Athens:

$111,187
WI:

$163,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $528.

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  • Races in Athens, WI (2010)

    Athens races chart
    • 1,03893.9%White alone
    • 544.9%Hispanic
    • 70.6%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Athens: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (45.8%), Polish (19.1%), United States (5.3%), Irish (3.7%), English (3.4%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 1410 feet

Land area: 2.44 square miles.

Population density: 451 people per square mile   (low).

Athens,WI real estate house value index trend

Athens, Wisconsin map

For population 25 years and over in Athens:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athens village:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

83 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America).

This village:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

4.8%



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Athens, Wisconsin as of August 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Athens to the number of sex offenders is 100 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,460 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,382 (2.2%)

Athens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eau Claire, WI (71.0 miles , pop. 61,704).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (139.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (251.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Bern, WI (2.0 miles ), Halsey, WI (2.0 miles ), Rietbrock, WI (2.2 miles ), Johnson, WI (2.3 miles ), Hamburg, WI (2.9 miles ), Goodrich, WI (2.9 miles ), Rib Falls, WI (3.0 miles ), Edgar, WI (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $142,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 45.03 N, Longitude: 90.08 W

Area code: 715

Athens household income distribution Athens home values distribution

Crime rates in Athens by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0110N/A
per 100,000 0.095.590.10.0N/A
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10120
per 100,000 97.20.090.1180.20.0
Burglaries 00201
per 100,000 0.00.0180.20.090.9
Thefts 98656
per 100,000 874.6764.1540.5450.5545.5
Auto thefts 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.090.10.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 261.6) 56.6111.3129.463.829.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Athens detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Wisconsin average:

2.19
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
Wisconsin:

6.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+12.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Athens, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Athens-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Wisconsin state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/4/1958, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Athens village center killed 4 people and injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 9/28/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.4 miles away from the village center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Athens-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 293.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 254.1 miles away from Athens center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 305.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 424.7 miles away from Athens center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 507.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marathon County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Athens topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Winninger - Actor, Russ Decker - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near Athens:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-CONTINENTAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ABBOTSFORD, WI)
  • COLONIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; COLBY, WI)
  • MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)
  • MEMORIAL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MEDFORD, WI)

Airports located in Athens:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens:

  • Northcentral Technical College (about 22 miles; Wausau, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (about 43 miles; Stevens Point, WI; FT enrollment: 9,089)
  • Mid-State Technical College (about 47 miles; Wisconsin Rapids, WI; FT enrollment: 2,128)
  • University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (about 72 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 10,143)
  • Chippewa Valley Technical College (about 72 miles; Eau Claire, WI; FT enrollment: 4,038)
  • University of Wisconsin-Stout (about 92 miles; Menomonie, WI; FT enrollment: 8,120)
  • Fox Valley Technical College (about 95 miles; Appleton, WI; FT enrollment: 5,682)

Public high school in Athens:

  • Athens Hi (Students: 216; Location: 601 W Limits Rd; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Athens:

  • Athens El (Students: 173; Location: 209 N Schlegel St; Grades: KG-5)
  • Athens Mid (Students: 106; Location: 601 W Limits Rd; Grades: 6-8)
  • Maple Grove Sch (Location: 290 County Road F; Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Athens:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 112; Location: 309 MUELLER ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 301 ELM ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Athens

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Notable locations in Athens: Athens Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch (B), Athens Area Fire and Ambulance (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Athens include: Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (A), Athens Assembly of God Church (B), Athens Christian Fellowship Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Athens: Athens County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marathon 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:

ATHENS WATERWORKS (Population served: 1,102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-13-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-18-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif received (MAR-22-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
ST THOMAS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2006), St Boil Water Order (OCT-30-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif received (NOV-02-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-19-2007)
LAST STRAW (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-19-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-19-2009), St Other (OCT-19-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2009), St Other (2 times from NOV-23-2009 to JAN-14-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Athens that have no violations reported:

  • PAGELS PUB & GRUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.1%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.9%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Athens, Wisconsin environmental map by EPA

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Athens compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Athens (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Athens Branch at 203 Alfred Street, branch established on 1988/01/11. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Wisconsin average:

10.5

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic41,26025
Evangelical Protestant23,68675
Mainline Protestant20,77939
Other1,1969
Orthodox401
None47,102-
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: 32
Marathon County:

2.47 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Marathon County:

4.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 106
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Marathon County:

27.1%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.2%
State:

13.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,058
Other Government Administration 1$3,872$46,4640$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,775$45,3004$1,982
Streets and Highways 1$3,580$42,9600$0
Sewerage 1$3,624$43,4880$0
Water Supply 1$3,197$38,3640$0
Totals for Government 5$18,048$43,3155$3,040

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $402,000 ($365.12)
    General Public Buildings: $32,000 ($29.06)
    Welfare - Other: $3,000 ($2.72)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $173,000 ($157.13)
    Water Utilities: $119,000 ($108.08)
    Police Protection: $95,000 ($86.29)
    Regular Highways: $92,000 ($83.56)
    Fire Protection: $84,000 ($76.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($67.21)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($42.69)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($35.42)
    General Public Buildings: $35,000 ($31.79)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($21.80)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($4.54)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($3.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $93,000 ($84.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $22,000 ($19.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $203,000 ($184.38)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($9.08)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $119,000 ($108.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($32.70)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($15.44)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($2.72)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($55.40)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($12.72)
    Special Assessments: $13,000 ($11.81)
    Rents: $8,000 ($7.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $92,000 ($83.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $316,000 ($287.01)
    Highways: $170,000 ($154.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $41,000 ($37.24)
    All Other: $6,000 ($5.45)
  • Tax - Property: $261,000 ($237.06)
    NEC: $11,000 ($9.99)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $160,000 ($145.32)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,650,000 ($1498.64)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,000 ($1.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $965,000 ($876.48)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $142,000 ($128.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $570,000 ($517.71)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $117,000 ($106.27)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($16.35)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $446,000 ($405.09)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $105,000 ($95.37)

3.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Wisconsin average:

5.10%

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 Wood County, WI  0.35% ($37,335 average AGI)
from Lincoln County, WI  0.32% ($31,017)
from Portage County, WI  0.26% ($34,958)


4.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.46%
Wisconsin average:

5.34%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Wood County, WI  0.32% ($31,557 average AGI)
to Portage County, WI  0.28% ($27,442)
to Dane County, WI  0.28% ($29,040)

Strongest AM radio stations in Athens:

  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WRIG (1390 AM; 10 kW; SCHOFIELD, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL (930 AM; 5 kW; AUBURNDALE, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WIGM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: W I G M, INC.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WJMT (730 AM; 1 kW; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WHBY (1150 AM; 25 kW; KIMBERLY, WI; Owner: WOODWARD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCCN (1370 AM; 5 kW; NEILLSVILLE, WI; Owner: CENTRAL WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Athens:

  • WOFM (94.7 FM; MOSINEE, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WDEZ (101.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: W R I G, INC.)
  • WHRM (90.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WIFC (95.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WLBL-FM (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXPW (91.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WHITE PINE COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMZK (104.1 FM; MERRILL, WI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYCO (107.9 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: SEEHAFER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXX (104.5 FM; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF EAU CLAIRE LICENSE LLC)
  • WCLQ (89.5 FM; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJY (106.5 FM; MARSHFIELD, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKEB (99.3 FM; MEDFORD, WI; Owner: WIGM, INCORPORATED)
  • WGNV (88.5 FM; MILLADORE, WI; Owner: EVANGEL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKQH (104.9 FM; MARATHON, WI; Owner: RLM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOSQ (92.3 FM; SPENCER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Athens:

  • WAOW-TV (Channel 9; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSAW-TV (Channel 7; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WHRM-TV (Channel 20; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFXS (Channel 55; WITTENBERG, WI; Owner: DAVIS TELEVISION WAUSAU, LLC)
  • WEAU-TV (Channel 13; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Owner: WEAU LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WYOW (Channel 34; EAGLE RIVER, WI; Owner: WAOW-WYOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W24BV (Channel 24; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W31CI (Channel 31; WHITING, WI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Athens fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 1996 07:45 AM, Schlegel, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $285,000Total costs
  • 3,720Total average daily traffic
  • 176Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,310Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Athens)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Cor Sr 97 & Cty Trunk M (Lat: 45.032750 Lon: -90.078472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KRZ656
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.945 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/28/2001, Expiration Date: 01/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012
    Registrant: Northway Communicatons Inc., 105 East Oak Street, Wausau, WI 54401, Phone: (715) 842-0841, Fax: (715) 848-1413, Email:
  • 1208 Park View Lane (Lat: 45.019139 Lon: -90.068750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNFZ843
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 07/31/2022
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Email:
  • Well 10 1/2 Mi Nw (Lat: 45.030806 Lon: -90.088750), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WNXN644, Licensee ID: L00379254
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 10/10/2021
    Registrant: Athens, Village Of, 221 Caroline St, Athens, WI 54411, Phone: (715) 257-9170, Fax: (715) 257-9170, Email:
  • Lat: 45.069722 Lon: -90.130556, Call Sign: WPUX280
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.270 MHz, 157.530 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022, Certifier: Andrew J Schreiner
    Registrant: Air Communications Of Central Wi, 2430 Industrial St, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495, Phone: (715) 424-3050, Fax: (715) 424-3052

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ATHENS, 1209 Utility Street (Lat: 45.018944 Lon: -90.067944), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WNEW985
    Assigned Frequencies: 2181.60 MHz, 6785.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/26/2008, Expiration Date: 11/12/2018
    Registrant: County Of Marathon, 500 Forest Street, Wausau, WI 54403, Phone: (715) 261-1218, Fax: (715) 261-1221, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9TXY, Licensee ID: L00188808
    Grant Date: 10/14/2008, Expiration Date: 12/23/2018, Certifier: Gordon A Jaworski
    Registrant: Gordon A Jaworski, 10283 Valley Ln, Athens, WI 54411
  • Call Sign: KF4BHR, Licensee ID: L00804630
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 06/27/2015
    Registrant: John L Laub, N 3443 Spring Drive, Athens, WI 54411
  • Call Sign: KF4JUK, Licensee ID: L01199054
    Grant Date: 10/05/2006, Expiration Date: 10/05/2016
    Registrant: Jane H Laub, N3443 Spring Drive, Athens, WI 54411
  • Call Sign: N9FOK, Previous Call Sign: KA9SJS, Licensee ID: L00207056
    Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 03/06/2020, Certifier: Gary A Henneman
    Registrant: Gary A Henneman, 596 County Rd F, Athens, WI 54411
  • Call Sign: KB3HRG, Licensee ID: L00479217
    Grant Date: 05/19/2012, Expiration Date: 05/19/2022, Certifier: Sueellen Lamb
    Registrant: Sueellen Lamb, N3228 Spring Drive, Athens, WI 54411

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 14-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-435A/0-435C (190 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6587N , Serial Number: 2040, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 09/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Gunderson, Gunner Field, Athens, WI 54411
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70313 , Serial Number: 17290, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald J Blenker, 5020 Town Hall Road, Athens, WI 54411
  • Aircraft: BROCKMAN WILLIAM A QCU-CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 710WB , Serial Number: CH2-0701-2112, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 10/20/2009
    Registrant (Individual): William A Brockman, 10999 9th Ln, Athens, WI 54411
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97054 , Serial Number: 108-1054, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1956
    Registrant (Individual): John L Laub, N 3443 Spring Drvie, Athens, WI 54411

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$150,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$118,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0023.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Athens, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3181.5 years
William2481.8 years
George2379.8 years
Frank1976.9 years
Walter1975.8 years
Mary1881.5 years
Helen1681.6 years
Anna1688.9 years
Clara1382.5 years
Edward1375.9 years
Most common last names in Athens, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Weiler2275.2 years
Hopperdietze1375.7 years
Albrecht1270.7 years
Ewan1080.3 years
Braun1079.5 years
Nowicki976.3 years
Riehle978.2 years
Becker977.8 years
Kulas887.4 years
Rodman876.5 years

Businesses in Athens, WI

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