The Atkins Census Designated Place had a population of 1,098 as of July 1, 2017. Atkins ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Atkins is located at latitude 36.867 and longitude -81.3986 in Smyth County. The formal boundaries for the Atkins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Smyth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,297 feet.
The Atkins Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389156) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Atkins: Atkins Switch, Atkins Tank.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,665|
|Daytime Population: Residents||669|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,334|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||3.04|
|Population in Households||1,098|
|Population in Familes||859|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Median Household Income||$35,401|
|Average Household Income||$49,843|
|Per Capita Income||$21,342|
|Total Housing Units||588 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||326 (55.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||148 (25.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||114 (19.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$69,688|
|Average Home Value||$115,749|
|Average Household Size||2.32|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.91%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
The table below compares Atkins to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 351||41st|
|Population Density||# 486||18th|
|Diversity Index||# 565||5th|
|Median Household Income||# 515||13th|
|Per Capita Income||# 461||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.