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Atkins is a city in Pope County, in the Russellville metro area.
The latitude of Atkins is 35.246N. The longitude is -92.936W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 371 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,831.
For years, area farmers grew cucumbers for the local pickle factory. However, Dean Foods announced in early 2002 that it would close the plant
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14% of Atkins residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atkins ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atkins was $15,979, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Atkins residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Atkins, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $583.
Libraries in Atkins include Atkins Branch Centennial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Atkins include Atkins Chronicle
Pope County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atkins political report.
The average commute time for Atkins workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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