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People

Total Population 378
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 23.8%
Employed Population 16+ 134
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $24,583
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,089

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,833
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.3%
Median Gross Rent $431
Median House Value $93,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 25.4%
US/American 0%
English 19.6%
Irish 7.7%

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

Atkinson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles NW of Wilmington, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Pender
Standard Zip Codes 28421
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.528
Longitude -78.171

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 WILLARD 4 SW
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Station WILMINGTON 7 N
Distance 20.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station CLINTON 2 NE
Distance 34.4 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Burgaw 4,011 $34,438
Harrells 153 $57,250
Teachey 345 $53,125
Wallace 3,962 $49,597
Watha 216 $45,455
White Lake 1,248 $68,000

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

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