Atkinson is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 320 people and just one neighborhood, Atkinson is the 526th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Atkinson is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Atkinson is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkinson who work in office and administrative support (25.83%), food service (9.17%) and community and social services (7.50%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Atkinson has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Atkinson has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Atkinson than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Atkinson may be for you.
In Atkinson, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.29 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.