For population 25 years and over in Atkins:
For population 15 years and over in Atkins CDP:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $353 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (65.0 miles , pop. 55,469).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (103.9 miles , pop. 223,891).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (402.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Marion, VA (2.5 miles ), Sugar Grove, VA (2.6 miles ), Rural Retreat, VA (2.8 miles ), Adwolf, VA (3.4 miles ), Troutdale, VA (3.4 miles ), Chilhowie, VA (4.0 miles ), Wytheville, VA (4.3 miles ), Tazewell, VA (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 36.87 N, Longitude: 81.41 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 276
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Atkins, Virginia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Atkins-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Atkins place center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/25/1975, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the place center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Atkins-area historical earthquake activity is above Virginia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 37.0 miles away from Atkins center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1995 at 00:37:28, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/19/1996 at 08:50:14, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from Atkins center
On 6/26/1995 at 00:36:17, a magnitude 3.5 (3.1 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Smyth County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Atkins:
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Public elementary/middle school in Atkins:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.7%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Atkins compared to Virginia state average:
Banks with branches in Atkins (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Atkins (based on Smyth County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,855 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
3.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,020 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atkins)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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