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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Atkinson is 954. Atkinson, Illinois is the 10,409th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Atkinson was in 2000, when its population was 1,001. In 2000, Atkinson was the 10,190th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,409th largest city in the US. Atkinson is currently 4.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
Atkinson has shrunk 4.6% since the year 2000. Atkinson, Illinois's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Atkinson, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 894. The voting age population is 49.0% male and 51.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.3% of the residents of Atkinson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Atkinson are 96.6% White, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.9% American Indian, 0.6% Other and 0.3% Asian. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Atkinson, 7.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 2.5%. On a per-household basis, 9.5% of families are below the poverty line in Atkinson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.8% of Atkinson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.7% of Atkinson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.2% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Atkinson residents aged 5 and older, 2.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Atkinson is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Atkinson, 11.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Atkinson is $56,250.
In Atkinson, 79.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 21.0% of housing units in Atkinson.
Of all the housing units in Atkinson, 29.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Atkinson, 4.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Atkinson is $938.
In Atkinson, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.