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Population in 2012: 327 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.4%
 

Males: 127  (38.9%)
Females: 200  (61.1%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
Ohio median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 43981.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,326 (it was $26,786 in 2000)
New Athens:

$19,326
OH:

$46,829
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,349

New Athens village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,943 (it was $46,700 in 2000)
New Athens:

$63,943
OH:

$127,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $72,943; Detached houses: $76,299; Mobile homes: $45,539

Median gross rent in 2012: $506.

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  • White alone - 318 (99.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in New Athens: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.6%), Irish (11.4%), Scotch-Irish (9.6%), English (8.3%), Polish (7.0%), Dutch (5.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,157 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in New Athens:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Athens village:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Ohio:  3.9%



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in New Athens, Ohio as of December 20, 2014.
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 2012: $716 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $656 (1.1%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Ohio:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -35 (-9.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (22%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Construction laborers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Bus drivers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

New Athens-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Ohio state average. It is 11% greater 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 significantly below Ohio state average. It is 98% 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 3/12/2007 at 23:18:16, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/1991 at 03:21:22, a magnitude 3.4 (3.2 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 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, Landslide: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 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/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)

Political contributions by individuals in New Athens, 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: 2,318)
  • Franciscan University of Steubenville (about 24 miles; Steubenville, OH; FT enrollment: 2,131)
  • Pittsburgh Technical Institute (about 46 miles; Oakdale, PA; FT enrollment: 2,192)
  • Robert Morris University (about 48 miles; Moon Township, PA; FT enrollment: 3,106)
  • Mount Union College (about 50 miles; Alliance, OH; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Walsh University (about 52 miles; North Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,038)
  • Kent State University Stark Campus (about 53 miles; Canton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,924)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.8. This is worse than average.
City:

38.8
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.36. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.36
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.3
U.S.:

22.1
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.395. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.395
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.9
U.S.:

9.6
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00935. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00935
U.S.:

0.06353


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.1%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in New Athens, OH

New Athens compared to Ohio state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


New Athens travel time to work - commute


New Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for New Athens village (based on Harrison County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.42%
Here32.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents49.0%19.0%10.9%8.2%13.0%
Congregations42.3%19.2%7.7%5.8%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

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

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.2%
Ohio:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Harrison County:

10.6%
Ohio:

11.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$710
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$25
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$786
Police - Other 0$0 1$743
Water Supply 0$0 1$436
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,700


5.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Ohio average:

5.31%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tuscarawas County, OH  1.26% ($25,892 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, OH  0.92% ($26,241)
from Belmont County, OH  0.60% ($31,114)


6.17% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($143,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.17%
Ohio average:

5.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tuscarawas County, OH  1.45% ($28,802 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, OH  0.95% ($21,839)
to Belmont County, OH  0.57% ($31,676)

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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