Athena, OR Profile: Facts & Data


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Athena, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Athena had a population of 1,128 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athena: Centerville.

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Athena, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,128
Population in Households 1,127
Population in Familes 944
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,984
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $54,520
Average Household Income $63,096
Per Capita Income $24,228


Total Housing Units 484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 334 (69.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $170,556
Average Home Value $186,826


Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 322
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.02% 0.07%
Households -0.14% -0.05%
Families -0.11% -0.06%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   3.87%

Athena, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athena to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 204 46th
Population Density # 119 69th
Diversity Index # 184 52nd
Median Household Income # 148 61st
Per Capita Income # 258 32nd

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