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Athens, PA (Pennsylvania) Houses and Residents

Athens,PA index of house prices

Total population: 3,287 (All urban)

Houses: 1,481 (1,356 occupied: 873 owner occupied, 484 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

31%

Housing density: 839 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $147,427.

Median contract rent in 2016: $290 (lower quartile is $169, upper quartile is $404)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,199


Median gross rent in Athens, PA in 2016: $325

Housing units in Athens with a mortgage: 479 (16 second mortgage, 66 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 396

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $91,661

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,219

Median monthly housing costs: $616


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Athens, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $125,616 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Athens:

$125,616
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,903 - $166,730
Median year house/condo built: 1940

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,327
  • In family households: 2,549 (506 male householders, 285 female householders)
    620 spouses, 828 children (755 natural, 32 adopted, 39 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 8 brothers or sisters, 58 parents, 25 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 648 (227 male householders (208 living alone)), 329 female householders (296 living alone)), 89 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 131

Size of family households: 412 2-persons, 179 3-persons, 127 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 505 1-person, 31 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

403 married couples with children.
255 single-parent households (101 men, 154 women).

97.3% of residents of Athens speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 48 (1.4%)
(54.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Athens, Pennsylvania:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 1552 bedrooms
  • 4423 bedrooms
  • 1974 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Pennsylvania:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 1482 bedrooms
  • 353 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 30no vehicle
  • 2721 vehicle
  • 4652 vehicles
  • 493 vehicles
  • 264 vehicles
  • 335+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Cars and other vehicles available in Athens in renter-occupied apartments

  • 130no vehicle
  • 3071 vehicle
  • 402 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Athens, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 354 rooms
  • 565 rooms
  • 2366 rooms
  • 1577 rooms
  • 1668 rooms
  • 2289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Athens, Pennsylvania:

  • 01 room
  • 762 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 1134 rooms
  • 715 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 267 rooms
  • 188 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Athens population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Athens, PA household income distribution

  • Athens, PA household income distribution
  • 224Less than $10,000
  • 60$10,000 to $14,999
  • 93$15,000 to $19,999
  • 74$20,000 to $24,999
  • 80$25,000 to $29,999
  • 81$30,000 to $34,999
  • 64$35,000 to $39,999
  • 48$40,000 to $44,999
  • 51$45,000 to $49,999
  • 69$50,000 to $59,999
  • 58$60,000 to $74,999
  • 132$75,000 to $99,999
  • 147$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 90$150,000 to $199,999
  • 40$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Athens, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Athens, PA
  • 14Less than $10,000
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $69,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 64$80,000 to $89,999
  • 85$90,000 to $99,999
  • 98$100,000 to $124,999
  • 123$125,000 to $149,999
  • 143$150,000 to $174,999
  • 65$175,000 to $199,999
  • 36$200,000 to $249,999
  • 17$250,000 to $299,999
  • 36$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Athens, PA
  • 82$100 to $149
  • 17$150 to $199
  • 54$200 to $249
  • 36$250 to $299
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 24$350 to $399
  • 21$400 to $449
  • 36$450 to $499
  • 16$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 16$600 to $649
  • 9$700 to $749
  • 20$800 to $899
  • 19$1,000 to $1,249
  • 37No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 242010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 111980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Athens population
Athens commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 147
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 317
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 222
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 123
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 90
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 74
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 147
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 53
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 21
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 51
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 21
Athens, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.6%
Number of people working at home: 45 (3.4% of all workers)

Athens mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 998 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 125 (10%)
  • Walked: 37 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 166
 Irish: 166
 German: 140
 English: 129
 Welsh: 54
 Scottish: 31
 Polish: 28
 Pennsylvania German: 25
 Ukrainian: 24
 Italian: 23
 Scotch-Irish: 21
 French (except Basque): 20
 Finnish: 17
 British: 11
 Swedish: 9
 Dutch: 8
 Russian: 8
 Austrian: 7
 Northern European: 7
 Greek: 6
 Lithuanian: 5
 Norwegian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 31%Scotland
  • 17%Japan
  • 13%Greece
  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,264
  • Other state: 968
  • Northeast: 682
  • Midwest: 54
  • South: 142
  • West: 90

90% of Athens residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Pennsylvania.

Athens:

89.8%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 18
  • 9th grade: 36
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 456
  • Less than 1 year of college: 87
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 58
  • Associate degree: 101
  • Bachelor's degree: 149
  • Master's degree: 93
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 18
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 622
  • Less than 1 year of college: 75
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 92
  • Associate degree: 142
  • Bachelor's degree: 180
  • Master's degree: 61
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 5.1%Females
Athens marital status for males
Athens marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 953
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 100
  • 10 to 19: 44
  • 20 to 49: 38
  • 50 or more: 187
  • Mobile homes: 31

Median worth of mobile homes: $86,233

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.4%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 9 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Athens:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Athens
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16.8%)
  • Electricity (5.0%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Electricity (72.3%)
  • Utility gas (23.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

5.8%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

8.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 25
Here:

48.1%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)