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. Much of the housing stock in Athens was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
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
Residents of the borough have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.33 minutes getting to work every day.