Athens is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 3,287 people and just one neighborhood, Athens is the 425th largest community in Pennsylvania. Athens has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Athens is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Athens is a borough of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Athens who work in sales jobs (15.64%), office and administrative support (13.81%) and management occupations (6.98%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One of the benefits of Athens is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.33 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.