Athens, WI Population

Population: 1,095. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,045 (-4.6% change)
Males: 530 (48.4%), Females: 565 (51.6%)

Marathon County

Zip code: 54411

Median resident age: 36.1 years
Median household income: $39,286
Median house value: $78,900

Races in Athens:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (65.5%), Polish (17.4%), Irish (5.8%), United States (4.9%), English (3.7%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Elevation: 1410 feet

Land area: 2.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Athens

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Athens village

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +122 (+12.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Athens:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Athens:

  • CENTRAL WISCONSIN (about 34 miles; MOSINEE, WI; Abbreviation: CWA)
  • RHINELANDER-ONEIDA COUNTY (about 59 miles; RHINELANDER, WI; Abbreviation: RHI)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 77 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Athens:

  • TAYLOR COUNTY (about 17 miles; MEDFORD, WI; Abbreviation: MDZ)
  • MERRILL MUNI (about 29 miles; MERRILL, WI; Abbreviation: RRL)
  • MARSHFIELD MUNI (about 29 miles; MARSHFIELD, WI; Abbreviation: MFI)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Athens:

  • NORTHCENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 29 miles; WAUSAU, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,039)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 51 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 99 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 109 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 116 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • FOX VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT APPLETON (about 126 miles; APPLETON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,364)

Schools

Public high school in Athens:

  • ATHENS HI (Students: 214; Location: 601 W LIMITS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Athens:

  • ATHENS EL (Students: 235; Location: 209 N SCHLEGEL ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ATHENS JR (Students: 98; Location: 601 W LIMITS RD; Grades: 06 – 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Athens:

  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 99; Location: PO BOX 100; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: P O BOX I 309 MUELLER; Grades: KG – 8)