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Athena, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Athena had a population of 1,183 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Athena is located at latitude 45.8132 and longitude -118.4925 in Umatilla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Athena (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

The City of Athena (GNIS ID: 2409746) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Athena is located within Athena Division of Umatilla County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Athena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athena: Centerville.

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Athena, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,183
Population in Households 1,182
Population in Familes 995
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2,080
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 344
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 329 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $152,542
Average Home Value $202,045


Median Household Income $56,007
Average Household Income $61,624
Per Capita Income $23,922
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.8%
Households 0.96% 0.84%
Families 1.09% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Athena, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athena to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 198 48th
Population Density1 # 116 69th
Diversity Index2 # 204 46th
Median Household Income # 96 75th
Per Capita Income # 197 48th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.