Athens is a tiny village located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 235 people and just one neighborhood, Athens is the 281st largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Athens, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 45.63% of Athens’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Athens is a village of construction workers and builders, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Athens who work in food service (14.56%), office and administrative support (8.74%) and architecture and engineering (5.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Athens is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Athens has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Athens a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Athens is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Athens, the average commute to work is 30.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Athens doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.