Atoka, Tennessee Population 2021

9,775
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Atoka is a city located in Tipton County Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 9,775, it is the 61st largest city in Tennessee and the 3151st largest city in the United States . Atoka is currently growing at a rate of 1.34% annually and its population has increased by 16.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,387 in 2010. Atoka reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 12 miles, Atoka has a population density of 808 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atoka is $105,274 with a poverty rate of 3.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,186 per month, and the median house value is $195,200. The median age in Atoka is 35.4 years, 36.9 years for males, and 33.5 years for females.

Atoka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Atokawas:

  • White: 87.27%
  • Black or African American: 9.94%
  • Two or more races: 1.48%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Atoka, Tennessee is 9,775 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,387.

Atoka, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,06587.27%
Black or African American9199.94%
Two or More Races1371.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native520.56%
Asian470.51%
Some Other Race210.23%
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Atoka Population by Race

Atoka Population Pyramid $2021

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Atoka Median Age

35.4


Total

36.9


Male

33.5


Female

Atoka Adults

There are 6,452 adults, (710 of whom are seniors) in Atoka.

Atoka Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Atoka Sex Ratio

Female

4,766

51.57%

Male

4,475

48.43%

Atoka Population by Age

Atoka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atoka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.5%34.5%
Female70%30%
Non Family71.7%28.3%
All81.5%18.5%
Married87.7%12.3%

81.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atoka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9423.1481.5
Married1,9233.4887.7
Non Family5471.4371.7
Female2373.1470
Male2354.3765.5

3.44

Average Family Size

3.14

Average Household Size

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Atoka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade380.64%
9th to 12th Grade1452.44%
High School Graduate1,47824.91%
Some College1,93832.66%
Associates Degree68011.46%
Bachelors Degree98116.53%
Graduate Degree67411.36%
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Atoka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atoka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,1074,9721,315
Black597577235
Hispanic11311368
Native American5252
Asian471919
Other Race2121
2+ Races181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Atoka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,491$56,265$42,813
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$42,329$41,875$44,342
Some College$49,271$53,029$38,484
Bachelors Degree$63,254$74,708$43,077
Graduate Degree$68,333$104,097$46,891

$49,491

Average Earnings

$56,265

Average Male

$42,813

Average Female

Atoka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atoka Language by Age

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Atoka Language

99.06% of Atoka residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Atoka Language

Atoka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8512883.67%
Multiple1376446.72%
Black91990.98%

3.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.42%

Male Poverty Rate

5.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atoka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atoka is Multiple, with 46.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atoka is Black, with 0.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.81%.

Atoka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.65%
High School3.25%
Some College2.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Atoka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.38%
Female Employed1.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Atoka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atoka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,687$105,274
Families$93,639$110,790
Married Families$102,788-
Non Families$54,361$69,238
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Income by Household Type

Atoka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Atoka Married by Age and Sex

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Atoka 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 55-64.

Atoka Marital Status by Race

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Atoka Marital Status

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1,048

Number of Veterans

835

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War534
Second Gulf War378
Vietnam208
Korea58
World War II

Atoka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54588
55 to 64179
65 to 74160
18 to 3463
75+58

Atoka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White81114.77%
Black23734.85%

Atoka Veterans by Race

Atoka Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atoka Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.8%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Atoka Employment by Age

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Atoka Employment by Race

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Atoka Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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57.79%

Born in Atoka

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Atoka residents were born in the United States, with 57.79% having been born in Tennessee. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Atoka Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,7751291.34%
20209,6461291.36%
20199,5171291.37%
20189,3881681.82%
20179,2201341.47%
20169,086630.70%
20159,023780.87%
20148,9451021.15%
20138,843971.11%
20128,7461041.20%
20118,6421011.18%
20108,5415,30610.20%
20003,2350.00%

Atoka Population by Year