Atkins, Virginia Population 2024

1,007

Atkins is a city located in Smyth County and Wythe County Virginia. Atkins has a 2024 population of 1,007. Atkins is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,049 in 2020.

The average household income in Atkins is $57,070 with a poverty rate of 13.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Atkins is 47.5 years, 41.3 years for males, and 52.5 years for females.

Atkins Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Atkins was:

  • White: 95.53%
  • Other race: 2.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
162.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4% (-42)
The current population of Atkins, Virginia is 1,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,049.

Atkins, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White98295.53%
Other race252.43%
Two or more races212.04%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atkins Population by Race

Atkins Population Pyramid 2024

Atkins Median Age

47.5

Total

41.3

Male

52.5

Female

Atkins Adults

There are 880 adults, (243 of whom are seniors) in Atkins.

Atkins Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkins Sex Ratio

Female47746.4%
Male55153.6%

Atkins Population by Age

Atkins Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4982.0664.935.1
Married2232.4189.710.3
Non Family1981.3247.552.5
Male493.6912.287.8
Female281.6882.117.9

2.46

Average Family Size

2.06

Average Household Size

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atkins Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade395.06%
9th to 12th Grade607.78%
High School Graduate31941.37%
Some College13317.25%
Associates Degree15319.84%
Bachelors Degree354.54%
Graduate Degree324.15%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atkins Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atkins Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White68061067
Hispanic72430
2+ Races19190

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.85%.

Atkins Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,750$57,926$28,208
Less Than 9th Grade$60,486$60,486$0
High School Graduate$28,333$0$28,833
Some College$56,818$58,085$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$46,750

Average Earnings

$57,926

Average Male

$28,208

Average Female

Atkins Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atkins Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atkins Language

81.19% of Atkins residents speak only English, while 18.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.3% of the population.

Atkins Language

Atkins Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White813809.84%
Hispanic1945427.84%
Other2525100%

13.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

16.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkins

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkins is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkins is White, with 9.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.38%.

Atkins Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.37%
Bachelors or Greater22.39%
High School9.09%
Some College5.59%

Atkins Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed7.99%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed6.58%
Female Unemployed0%

Atkins Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atkins Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,318$57,070
Families$44,602$68,992
Married Families$44,006$-999,999,999
Non Families$36,100$39,007

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atkins Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkins Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atkins Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Atkins Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atkins Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

13

Number of Veterans

13

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam7
First Gulf War6
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Atkins Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 747
35 to 546
18 to 340
55 to 640
75+0

Atkins Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White131.56%

Atkins Veterans by Race

Atkins Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkins Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.9%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Atkins Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atkins Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atkins Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.89%

Born in Atkins

87.06%

Native Born

12.94%

Foreign Born

12.94%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.06% of Atkins residents were born in the United States, with 78.89% having been born in Virginia. 12.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atkins Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,007-10-0.98%
20231,017-11-1.07%
20221,028-62-5.69%
20211,090413.91%
20201,04929939.87%
2019750-67-8.2%
2018817-142-14.81%
201795900%
2016959-50-4.96%
20151,009-158-13.54%
20141,16715715.54%
20131,010-53-4.99%
20121,063-72-6.34%
20111,135-8-0.7%
20101,14300%

Atkins Population by Year