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Athena, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Athena is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Umatilla County at latitude 45.8132 and longitude -118.4925. Umatilla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,726 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Athena, but most people and references simply refer to it as Athena, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Athena indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athena: Centerville.

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Athena, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,202
Population in Households 1,200
Population in Familes 1,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,114
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 477
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 141 (27.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $163,258
Average Home Value $204,701


Median Household Income $50,716
Average Household Income $56,282
Per Capita Income $21,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.55% 1.07%
Households 1.59% 1.11%
Families 1.69% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
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, 2014 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 # 194 49th
Population Density1 # 114 70th
Diversity Index2 # 180 53rd
Median Household Income # 126 67th
Per Capita Income # 212 44th

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