|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Athens is 3,255. Athens, Pennsylvania is the 6,001st largest city in the US.
The peak population of Athens was in 1990, when its population was 3,480. In 1990, Athens was the 5,071st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,001st largest city in the US. Athens is currently 6.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Athens has shrunk 4.5% since the year 2000. Athens, Pennsylvania's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|5995||Karnes City, Texas||3,270||-5.2%|
|5997||Tupper Lake, New York||3,269||-17.8%|
|6002||Howards Grove, Wisconsin||3,252||15.8%|
|6005||Blue Earth, Minnesota||3,248||-10.0%|
|6007||West Liberty, Kentucky||3,247||0.0%|
The total voting age population of Athens, Pennsylvania, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,396. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 24.6% of the residents of Athens are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Athens are 95.0% White, 3.3% Asian, 1.4% Two or more races and 0.3% Other.
In Athens, 17.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.6%. On a per-household basis, 12.4% of families are below the poverty line in Athens.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.5% of Athens residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.5% of Athens residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.2% have a bachelor's degree and 12.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Athens residents aged 5 and older, 1.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Athens is 1.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Athens, 11.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Athens is $39,832.
In Athens, 66.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.8% of housing units in Athens.
Of all the housing units in Athens, 47.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Athens, 0.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Athens is $450.
In Athens, 77.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.