|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Athena is 1,211. Athena, Oregon is the 9,493rd largest city in the US.
The peak population of Athena was in 2000, when its population was 1,223. In 2000, Athena was the 9,311th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,493rd largest city in the US. Athena is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Athena has shrunk 0.9% since the year 2000. Athena, Oregon's growth is about average. 52% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9490||Angel Fire, New Mexico||1,213||14.6%|
|9491||Britton, South Dakota||1,213||-8.4%|
|9494||Franklinville, North Carolina||1,211||-8.1%|
The total voting age population of Athena, Oregon, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 970. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.6% of the residents of Athena are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Athena are 92.7% White, 4.0% American Indian, 1.5% Two or more races, 0.9% Black and 0.9% Other. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Athena, 14.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 6.8%. On a per-household basis, 11.2% of families are below the poverty line in Athena.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.8% of Athena residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.6% of Athena residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Athena residents aged 5 and older, 1.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Athena is 8.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Athena, 31.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Athena is $63,819.
In Athena, 70.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.2% of housing units in Athena.
Of all the housing units in Athena, 28.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Athena, 18.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Athena is $885.
In Athena, 82.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.