Atkins is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 1,118 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Atkins is the 258th largest community in Virginia.
When you are in Atkins, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.48% of Atkins’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Atkins is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkins who work in food service (14.04%), law enforcement and fire fighting (13.48%), and management occupations (7.87%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Atkins has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Atkins a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.10 minutes getting to work every day.
Atkins is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Atkins has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.00% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Atkins in 2010 was $18,909, which is low income relative to Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $75,636 for a family of four. However, Atkins contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Atkins include Irish, English, Welsh, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Atkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.