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People

Total Population 1,006
Male Share of the Population 54.7%
Female Share of the Population 45.3%
Senior Citizens 18.1%
Employed Population 16+ 490
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 60.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17%
Median Earnings25+ $39,211
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $74,297
% Above Poverty Level 89%
% Below Poverty Level 11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $475
Median House Value $99,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.3%
US/American 0%
English 8%
Irish 10.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Atkinson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles E of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Henry
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 61235
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.42
Longitude -90.015

Atkinson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GENESEO
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station PRINCETON
Distance 28.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Atkinson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Alba (61235)

Cornwall (61235)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Annawan 900 $57,031
Cambridge 2,126 $66,429
Geneseo 6,523 $69,706

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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