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Athens, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Village of Athens had a population of 250 as of July 1, 2018. Athens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Athens is located at latitude 32.6504 and longitude -93.0257 in Claiborne Parish. The formal boundaries for the Village of Athens encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Claiborne Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 302 feet.

The Village of Athens (GNIS ID: 2407411) 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.

The Village of Athens is located within Parish Governing Authority District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne Parish.

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Athens, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 250
Population in Households 250
Population in Familes 209
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 112
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,184
Average Household Income $60,930
Per Capita Income $24,591


Total Housing Units 141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $76,515
Average Home Value $196,988


Total Households 107
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 73
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 0.05% -0.16%
Households 0.11% -0.19%
Families 0.69% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   0.19%

Athens, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Athens to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 433 9th
Population Density # 426 10th
Diversity Index # 128 73rd
Median Household Income # 358 25th
Per Capita Income # 141 70th

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