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Atkinson, NC

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Atkinson Profile


Overview

Atkinson is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 296 people and just one neighborhood, Atkinson is the 532nd largest community in North Carolina. Much of the housing stock in Atkinson was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Atkinson is a blue-collar town, with 46.26% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Atkinson is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkinson who work in food service (9.52%), healthcare suport services (8.84%), and office and administrative support (8.16%).

Another important characteristic of Atkinson is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.

A relatively large number of people in Atkinson telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.84% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Atkinson is worth considering.

In Atkinson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Atkinson does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Atkinson Demographics

The population of Atkinson has a very low overall level of education: only 9.06% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Atkinson in 2018 was $19,222, which is low income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $76,888 for a family of four.

Atkinson is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Atkinson home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atkinson residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Atkinson include German, English, Scots-Irish, Polish, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Atkinson is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Atkinson, NC HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Atkinson VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to NC* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Malpass Corner Elementary School
4992 Malpass Corner Road
Burgaw, NC 28425
PK-05
Pender High School
5380 Nc Hwy 53 W
Burgaw, NC 28425
09-12
Penderlea Elementary School
11 Garden Road
Willard, NC 28478
KG-08
West Pender Middle School
10750 Nc Hwy 53 West
Burgaw, NC 28425
06-08
Cape Fear Elementary School
1882 Nc Hwy 133
Rocky Point, NC 28457
PK-05
Cape Fear Middle School
1886 Nc Hwy 133
Rocky Point, NC 28457
06-08
Heide Trask High School
14328 Nc Hwy 210
Rocky Point, NC 28457
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PENDER COUNTY SCHOOLS


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to North Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of NC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 36.5% 51.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.2% 48.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.3% 2.5%

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