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Athena, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Athena had a population of 1,169 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Athena: Centerville.

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Athena, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,169
Daytime Population: Workers 261
Daytime Population: Residents 624
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 885
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 1,168
Population in Familes 981
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2,056
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $53,412
Average Household Income $61,069
Per Capita Income $23,505


Total Housing Units 484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 320 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $168,210
Average Home Value $193,260


Total Households 457
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 334
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.52% 0.36%
Households 0.34% 0.26%
Families 0.38% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

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, 2017 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 # 200 47th
Population Density # 115 70th
Diversity Index # 198 48th
Median Household Income # 138 64th
Per Capita Income # 244 36th

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