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See what Athens, PA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Athens

I would have to say that my most favorite thing about living in our apartment building is the view of the nearby mountain range from our windows.

Who Lives Here

Athens Demographics

Education

High School

53%

Associate's

22%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

9%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

20%

4 people

13%

5 people

9%

6+ people

8%

Household Income

0-50k

59%

50-100k

20%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

6%

200k+

4%

Age

0-10

12%

10-20

15%

20-45

28%

45-65

20%

65+

24%

Getting Around Athens

Athens Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

54%

15-30 Mins

27%

30-40 Mins

11%

40-60 Mins

3%

60+ Mins

6%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 3737

Walk Score®

Walkable

Yes

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Has Sidewalks

Yes

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Percentage: 3636

Bike Score®

Athens Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Athens

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Living in Athens, PA

Athens, Pennsylvania is a small town with just over 3,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young professionals are less well-represented. Most residents own their homes in Athens, and 34% of residents rent. Renting remains an affordable option, though, as the town boasts a relatively low average rent of $550/month. Over the course of a year, renters in Athens will save around $4,400 compared to the state average.

Averaging about 17 minutes, the commute time for Athens residents is shorter than the state average of about 28 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common mode of getting to work, chosen by 38% of commuters, while public transit isn't used. Walking (4%) isn't a common way to get to work, though the number does exceed the national average.

If you're looking for a variety of career options, Athens has a surplus. The four most common industries are healthcare, retail, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries make up 27% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many residents work in transportation, as 6% of the town's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. Athens workers bring in an average annual income of nearly $64,000, about the same as their peers elsewhere in the state. Athens, however, compares less favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average, Athens has a large concentration of residents over the age of 25 with a high school degree or equivalent (30%). Furthermore, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.

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