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Atkinson is a township in Henry County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Atkinson. For links to other places called Atkinson, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Atkinson is 41.452N. The longitude is -90.025W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 607 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,318.
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21% of Atkinson residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atkinson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atkinson was $18,056, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Atkinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Atkinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $691.
Henry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atkinson political report.
The average commute time for Atkinson workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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