Atkinson, North Carolina Population 2024

344

Atkinson is a city located in Pender County North Carolina. Atkinson has a 2024 population of 344. Atkinson is currently growing at a rate of 3.3% annually and its population has increased by 14.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 301 in 2020.

The average household income in Atkinson is $61,301 with a poverty rate of 15.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Atkinson is 35.3 years, 36.1 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Atkinson Demographics

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

  • White: 62.93%
  • Other race: 17.56%
  • Black or African American: 14.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
347.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.29% (43)
The current population of Atkinson, North Carolina is 344 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 301.

Atkinson, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25862.93%
Other race7217.56%
Black or African American6014.63%
Two or more races204.88%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Atkinson Population by Race

Atkinson Population Pyramid 2024

Atkinson Median Age

35.3

Total

36.1

Male

33.7

Female

Atkinson Adults

There are 297 adults, (68 of whom are seniors) in Atkinson.

Atkinson Age Dependency

79

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Atkinson Sex Ratio

Female25060.98%
Male16039.02%

Atkinson Population by Age

Atkinson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1353.0489.610.4
Married612.568218
Non Family321.4496.93.1
Female223.8690.99.1
Male206.151000
showing: 5 rows

3.31

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

89.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atkinson Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atkinson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atkinson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 2+ races people with a rate of 38.89%.

Atkinson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$30,333

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Atkinson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atkinson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atkinson Language

79.67% of Atkinson residents speak only English, while 20.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.43% of the population.

Atkinson Language

Atkinson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1013635.64%
White2402610.83%
Other722331.94%
showing: 3 rows

15.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.5%

Male Poverty Rate

13.6%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atkinson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atkinson is Hispanic, with 35.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atkinson is White, with 10.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.17%.

Atkinson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.17%
High School21.19%
Some College3.92%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Atkinson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed5.75%
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Atkinson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atkinson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atkinson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

35.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Atkinson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atkinson Marriage

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

Atkinson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atkinson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

16

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Atkinson Veterans by War

count

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Atkinson Veterans by Age

count

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Atkinson Veterans by Race

Atkinson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

68.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atkinson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Atkinson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atkinson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atkinson 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

63.41%

Born in Atkinson

94.39%

Native Born

5.61%

Foreign Born

5.12%

Non Citizen

0.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.39% of Atkinson residents were born in the United States, with 63.41% having been born in North Carolina. 5.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atkinson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029399112.84%
2028388112.92%
2027377113.01%
2026366113.1%
2025355113.2%
2024344113.3%
2023333113.42%
2022322113.54%
2021311103.32%
2020301-55-15.45%
201935641.14%
2018352102.92%
2017342103.01%
201633272.15%
201532572.2%
201431872.25%
201331141.3%
201230741.32%
201130331%
2010300
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Atkinson Population by Year