Atkins, Arkansas

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Atkins
City
Atkins
Atkins
Atkins is located in Arkansas
Atkins
Atkins
Location in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°14′37″N 92°56′18″W / 35.24361°N 92.93833°W / 35.24361; -92.93833Coordinates: 35°14′37″N 92°56′18″W / 35.24361°N 92.93833°W / 35.24361; -92.93833
Country United States
State Arkansas
County Pope
Area
 • Total 6.1 sq mi (15.9 km2)
 • Land 6.1 sq mi (15.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 371 ft (113 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,878
 • Density 471.8/sq mi (181/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 72823
Area code(s) 479
FIPS code 05-02590
GNIS feature ID 0045966

Atkins is a city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 2,878 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Atkins is located at 35°14′37″N 92°56′18″W / 35.24361°N 92.93833°W / 35.24361; -92.93833 (35.243485, -92.938212).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), all of it land. Many Atkins residents commute to nearby Russellville, Arkansas for work, school, and recreation due to its close location.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 519
1890 660 27.2%
1900 745 12.9%
1910 1,258 68.9%
1920 1,529 21.5%
1930 1,364 −10.8%
1940 1,322 −3.1%
1950 1,291 −2.3%
1960 1,391 7.7%
1970 2,015 44.9%
1980 3,002 49.0%
1990 2,834 −5.6%
2000 2,878 1.6%
2010 3,016 4.8%
Est. 2015 3,051 [2] 1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2014 Estimate[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 2,878 people, 1,117 households, and 817 families residing in the city. The population density was 469.8 people per square mile (181.3/km²). There were 1,210 housing units at an average density of 197.5 per square mile (76.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.05% White, 0.87% Black or African American, 0.69% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.31% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,117 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 17.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $30,339, and the median income for a family was $38,309. Males had a median income of $27,470 versus $17,462 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,979. About 11.1% of families and 13.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.6% of those under age 18 and 19.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 11, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8. 

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