Atoka is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,065 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Atoka is the 110th largest community in Oklahoma.
When you are in Atoka, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.91% of Atoka’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Atoka is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atoka who work in office and administrative support (13.62%), sales jobs (11.80%), and management occupations (8.85%).
Residents will find that the city 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, Atoka is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Atoka is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.42 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In Atoka, just 10.98% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Atoka in 2010 was $17,780, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,120 for a family of four. Atoka also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.87% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Atoka is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Atoka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atoka residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Atoka include Irish, English, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Atoka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Indic languages and Spanish.