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.
Atkins is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Atkins is a town of service providers, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atkins who work in food service (13.72%), office and administrative support (12.17%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.40%).
Residents will find that the town 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, Atkins is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Atkins spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.09 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Atkins doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Atkins ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.45% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Atkins in 2010 was $20,683, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,732 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, Dutch, English, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Atkins is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.