Athens is located in east New York. Athens is part of Greene County. Athens has 3.42 square miles of land area and 1.18 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Athens population is 1,432, which has shrunk 15.52% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.26% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Athens median household income is $47,738 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 35.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Athens median house value is $159,700 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 100.63% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 90.79% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Athens is worse than the state average in quality. The Athens area code is 518.