New Athens, Ohio

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Population in 2013: 324 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.3%
 
Males: 145  (44.9%)
Females: 179  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Ohio median age:  39.3 years

Zip codes: 43981.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,302 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
New Athens:

$34,302
OH:

$48,081

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,548 (it was $12,771 in 2000)

New Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,170 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
New Athens:

$71,170
OH:

$127,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $98,367; Detached houses: $105,532; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,050; In 2-unit structures: $33,935; Mobile homes: $24,136

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in New Athens, OH (2010)

    New Athens races chart
    • 31899.4%White alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in New Athens: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (32.2%), Irish (14.2%), Polish (7.6%), English (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Czech (3.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,146 people per square mile   (low).

New Athens, Ohio map

For population 25 years and over in New Athens:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Athens village:

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Ohio:

4.1%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in New Athens, Ohio as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in New Athens to the number of sex offenders is 327 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $718 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $378 (0.6%)

New Athens satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Canton, OH (47.4 miles , pop. 80,806).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (56.6 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (309.8 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Flushing, OH (2.1 miles ), Lafferty, OH (2.3 miles ), Harrisville, OH (2.4 miles ), Cadiz, OH (2.4 miles ), Bannock, OH (2.5 miles ), Adena, OH (2.6 miles ), Holloway, OH (2.7 miles ), St. Clairsville, OH (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.18 N, Longitude: 81.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 740

New Athens household income distribution New Athens home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-9.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in New Athens, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Athens-area historical tornado activity is below Ohio state average. It is 25% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the New Athens village center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1954, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Athens-area historical earthquake activity is near Ohio state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from New Athens center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 209.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from New Athens center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Harrison County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Athens topographic map

Birthplace of: John Welch - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers near New Athens:

  • FLUSHING HILLS NURSING HOME INC**CLD (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FLUSHING, OH)
  • ART INC-STRATTON LANE HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FLUSHING, OH)
  • HARRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • HARRISON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 6 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • ART INC-CADIZ GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 6 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • CARRIAGE INN OF CADIZ INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CADIZ, OH)
  • BELL NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BELMONT, OH)

Amtrak station near New Athens:

  • 17 miles: WHEELING (70 12TH ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Athens:

  • West Liberty University (about 21 miles; West Liberty, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,728)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 24 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,572)
  • Muskingum University (about 42 miles; New Concord, OH; FT enrollment: 2,073)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Waynesburg University (about 48 miles; Waynesburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,080)
  • Robert Morris University (about 48 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 4,823)
  • Malone University (about 49 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,201)

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Notable location: New Athens Volunteer Fire and Emergency Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Franklin Museum (187 North Main Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 81.9. This is about average.

City:

81.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.390. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.390
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.72. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.4%
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Ohio:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  67.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.9%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

New Athens compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Ohio average:

10.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

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 New Athens village (based on Harrison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,59727
Evangelical Protestant1,11818
Catholic5353
Black Protestant1801
Other-1
None11,434-
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: 6
Harrison County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Harrison County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Harrison County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Harrison County:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.6%
State:

11.9%
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 0$0 2$2,073
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$73
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$2,295
Police - Other 0$0 1$2,169
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,273
Totals for Government 0$0 7$7,883

5.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,840 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Ohio average:

4.72%

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 Tuscarawas County, OH  0.96% ($24,630 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.94% ($29,283)
from Belmont County, OH  0.55% ($26,452)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Ohio average:

5.14%

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 Tuscarawas County, OH  1.31% ($24,946 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.79% ($22,333)
to Belmont County, OH  0.69% ($27,513)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Athens:

  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKKX (1600 AM; 5 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVLY (1370 AM; 5 kW; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: SCOTT RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WTAM (1100 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHK (1220 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBC (1480 AM; 15 kW; CANTON, OH; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WOMP (1290 AM; 1 kW; BELLAIRE, OH)
  • WBBD (1400 AM; 1 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBN (570 AM; 5 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Athens:

  • WCDK (106.3 FM; CADIZ, OH; Owner: PRIORITY COMMUNICATIONS OHIO, LLC)
  • WOVK (98.7 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEGW (107.5 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEEL (95.7 FM; SHADYSIDE, OH; Owner: OHIO VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOGH (103.5 FM; BURGETTSTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOMP-FM (100.5 FM; BELLAIRE, OH; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOUC-FM (89.1 FM; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WKWK-FM (97.3 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVKF (105.5 FM; BETHLEHEM, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBNV (93.5 FM; BARNESVILLE, OH; Owner: W. GRANT HAFLEY)
  • W215BC (90.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WRKP (96.5 FM; MOUNDSVILLE, WV; Owner: RKP INTERNATIONAL CORP.)
  • WVNP (89.9 FM; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WVBC (88.1 FM; BETHANY, WV; Owner: BETHANY COLLEGE)
  • WBJV (88.9 FM; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W216AU (91.1 FM; MARTINS FERRY, OH; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around New Athens:

  • WOUC-TV (Channel 44; CAMBRIDGE, OH; Owner: OHIO UNIVERSITY)
  • WTRF-TV (Channel 7; WHEELING, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W28AS (Channel 28; BRIDGEPORT, OH; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W25CI (Channel 25; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • W57BH (Channel 57; WEIRTON, WV; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W56DX (Channel 56; WHEELING,ETC., WV; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cr 41 1 Mi E From St Rt 519 (Lat: 40.197000 Lon: -80.973694), Call Sign: KQE769, Licensee ID: L00005237
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/21/2001
    Registrant: Consolidation Coal Company, Cadiz, OH 43907

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA8KOS
    Grant Date: 09/29/1987, Expiration Date: 09/29/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/30/1999
    Registrant: Louis W Chisnell, 123 Main St Box 95, New Athens, OH 43981
  • Call Sign: KB8ZDI, Licensee ID: L00988898
    Grant Date: 03/10/2005, Expiration Date: 04/27/2015, Certifier: John H Dorsch
    Registrant: John H Dorsch, 111 West Wheeling St, New Athens, OH 43981
  • Call Sign: N8RSN, Licensee ID: L00442994
    Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 01/21/2022, Certifier: Lorna C Bower
    Registrant: Lorna C Bower, 116 S Main St, New Athens, OH 43981

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in New Athens, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Bessie574.8 years
Robert577.6 years
Harry379.0 years
Albert376.3 years
David367.0 years
Donald361.3 years
John373.0 years
Thomas373.3 years
William387.0 years
Edith277.5 years
Most common last names in New Athens, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris681.3 years
Henderson470.5 years
Arnold471.8 years
Love479.5 years
Culbertson482.7 years
Mcconnell477.0 years
Hopkins380.3 years
Ballog378.0 years
Graham380.3 years
Ward386.0 years
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