Atkins is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,121 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Atkins is the 276th largest community in Virginia.
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!) Atkins 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. Atkins has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Atkins than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Atkins may be for you.
As is often the case in a small town, Atkins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In Atkins, just 10.34% 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 Atkins in 2018 was $26,584, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $106,336 for a family of four. However, Atkins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Atkins is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Atkins home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atkins residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Atkins also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.72% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Atkins include English, German, Scottish, European, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Atkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.