Atkinson is a tiny town located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 953 people and just one neighborhood, Atkinson is the 643rd largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Atkinson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Atkinson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Atkinson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkinson who work in office and administrative support (14.62%), sales jobs (11.35%) and food service (8.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Atkinson 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 town’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, Atkinson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Atkinson is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.