Athol is a tiny city located in the state of Idaho. With a population of 696 people and just one neighborhood, Athol is the 94th largest community in Idaho.
Real Estate Prices
Athol real estate is some of the most expensive in Idaho, although Athol house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Athol is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.74% of the Athol workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Athol is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Athol who work in maintenance occupations (12.50%), community and social services (10.26%) and sales jobs (8.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Athol has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Athol has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Athol than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Athol may be for you.
One downside of living in Athol, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.93 minutes every day commuting to work.