Atkins is a very small city located in the state of Iowa. With a population of 1,753 people and just one neighborhood, Atkins is the 181st largest community in Iowa. Atkins has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Atkins, where the median household income is $86,250.
Real Estate Prices
Atkins real estate is some of the most expensive in Iowa, although Atkins house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Atkins is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Atkins is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkins who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), management occupations (11.69%) and sales jobs (10.65%).
Also of interest is that Atkins has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Atkins is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Atkins’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.