Athens Claiborne Parish, Louisiana

Athens: Village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States

About

Athens is a village located in the county of Claiborne Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 249 and a population density of 111 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 265 inhabitants.

The village was created 120 years ago in 1901.

Athens Quick Facts

Population : 265 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Claiborne Parish
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 2.24 km2
Altitude : 302 feet / 92 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1902 (120 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 16:25:19 (27th September 2022)
Postal code : 71003
Density : 118 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.04% (2010-2020)
Athens locator map
Location of Athens on Louisiana map.
Athens  LA  Town Hall IMG 3604 image
Athens LA Town Hall IMG 3604
Athens  LA  Town Hall IMG 3604 image

Geography

Athens is located at 32°39'2"N 93°1'33"W (32.6504300, -93.0257200).

Athens map

Demographics

The population of Athens increased by 6.04% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 249 - census
2011 300 17% estimation process
2012 296 -1.35% estimation process
2013 292 -1.37% estimation process
2014 286 -2.1% estimation process
2015 283 -1.06% estimation process
2016 280 -1.07% estimation process
2017 276 -1.45% estimation process
2018 274 -0.73% estimation process
2019 269 -1.86% estimation process
2020 265 -1.51% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,888
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,337
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 8,771
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,336
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.9%
People over 65 (%) : 22.5%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 97.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.6%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 94.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 667
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.9%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,542

Athens zip code is 71003. County name: Claiborne, County fips: 22027

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 4,542
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $94,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,039
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $394
2015-2019 median gross rent : $638
Permits for construction, 2020 : 12
2015-2019 Households : 3,971
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.22
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 39,267
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 85,960
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 94,144
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,286
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $53,050
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,451
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 259
2019 total employment : 3,046
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 140,415
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 6.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 694
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,014
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 545
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 316
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 974
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 919
2010 population per square mile : 16.4
2010 land area in square miles : 569.57

People born in Athens (2)

People born in Athens, including Louisiana mayor Henry L. Bridges, supercentenarian Maggie Renfro, .

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Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, LA

Code Name City ZIP
160010 Northwest Louisiana Technical College Minden (LA) 71055-0000

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, LA

Code Name Address Type
SHR Shreveport, Louisiana 451 Clyde Fant Parkway BUS
SHG Shreveport, LA 408 Fannin Street BUS

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (LA) 71003

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Other cities in Claiborne Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Claiborne Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Homer 2,789 Town in Louisiana, United States
Haynesville 2,000 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Lisbon 169 Town in Louisiana, USA