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Atkinson is a town in Pender County, in the Wilmington metro area.
The community was named for a railroad engineer
The latitude of Atkinson is 34.528N. The longitude is -78.171W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 59 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 240.
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8% of Atkinson residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $18,135, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% 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 $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.
Pender 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 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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