Athena, OR Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 1,221. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,218 (-0.2% change)
Males: 597 (48.9%), Females: 624 (51.1%)

Umatilla County

Zip code: 97813

Median resident age: 35.3 years
Median household income: $36,875
Median house value: $86,400

Races in Athena:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.2%)
  • American Indian (4.7%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.6%), English (11.8%), Irish (10.6%), United States (8.8%), Scottish (4.1%), French (3.4%).

Elevation: 1710 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Athena

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athena city

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

4.3% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +207 (+20.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Athena:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Athena:

  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 24 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 26 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 53 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Athena:

  • MARTIN FIELD (about 16 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Abbreviation: S95)
  • LA GRANDE/UNION COUNTY (about 50 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Abbreviation: LGD)
  • LOWER MONUMENTAL STATE (about 51 miles; KAHLOTUS, WA; Abbreviation: W09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athena:

  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 53 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 92 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 112 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 143 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)

Schools

Public high school in Athena:

  • WESTON-MCEWEN HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 540 E MAIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Athena:

  • BLUE MOUNTAIN VALLEY SEVENTH D (Students: 30; Location: PO BOX 757; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Athena:

  • ATHENA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Grades: KG – 03)

Libraries

Library in Athena:

  • ATHENA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,140; Location: 418 E. MAIN ST.; 8,070 books; 438 audio materials; 2 video materials; 54 serial subscriptions)

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