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Atoka is a city in Atoka County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Captain Atoka, Choctaw ballplayer.

The latitude of Atoka is 34.385N. The longitude is -96.128W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 577 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,983.


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Median household income
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$18,361
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Atoka demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 28. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 9.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Boggy Depot State Park

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8% of Atoka residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atoka ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atoka was $12,017, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Atoka residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Atoka, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $232.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $475.


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Libraries in Atoka include Atoka County Library ... View libraries

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Atoka County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atoka political report.

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The average commute time for Atoka workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Atoka include Best Western.

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