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Atkins, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Atkins had a population of 3,030 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Atkins is located at latitude 35.2409 and longitude -92.9496 in Pope County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atkins (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pope County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Atkins has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atkins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Atkins, AR Boundary Map

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Atkins, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,030
Population in Households 2,982
Population in Familes 2,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 492
Diversity Index2 17
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,193
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 871
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 837 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 356 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 115 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $82,193
Average Home Value $100,209
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,424
Average Household Income $46,987
Per Capita Income $18,252
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.09% 0.24%
Households 0.11% 0.22%
Families 0.49% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.58%
Per Capita Income   2.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Atkins, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atkins to the other 541 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 82nd
Population Density1 # 246 55th
Diversity Index2 # 357 34th
Median Household Income # 213 61st
Per Capita Income # 332 39th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.