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.
Atoka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Atoka is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atoka who work in sales jobs (14.44%), office and administrative support (11.48%), and food service (9.72%).
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 17.19 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.
Being a small city, Atoka does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Atoka with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Atoka in 2010 was $16,567, 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 $66,268 for a family of four. Atoka also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 37.00% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Atoka is an extremely 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 German, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Atoka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.