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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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Median household income
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$34,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Atkinson demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Lewis

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Pender County
North Carolina
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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.

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14% of Atkinson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Atkinson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $950.


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

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The average commute time for Atkinson workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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