Atkinson, North Carolina

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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

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  • 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
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
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Atkinson Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 236 100%
Male 107 45.3%
Female 129 54.7%
Under 18 51 21.6%
18+ 185 78.4%
65+ 42 17.8%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.76
White 211 89.4%
African-American 25 10.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 2.1%

Estimated Atkinson Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 253
Growth 17
Growth % 7.2%

Atkinson Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.3%
US/American 21.1%
English 21.1%
Scotch-Irish 7.9%
German 7.2%
French (except Basque) 5.3%
Irish 3.9%
Italian 2.6%
Dutch 1.3%
Scottish 1.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Atkinson 236 $45,417
Burgaw 3,337 $36,813
Harrells 187 $41,250
Teachey 245 $51,591
Wallace 3,344 $33,413
Watha 151 $45,625
White Lake 529 $45,625
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