Atoka, Tennessee

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Population in 2014: 8,935 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +176.2%
Males: 4,264  (47.7%)
Females: 4,671  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Tennessee median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 38004, 38011, 38053.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,953 (it was $58,583 in 2000)
Atoka:

$81,953
TN:

$44,297

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,324 (it was $19,644 in 2000)

Atoka town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $173,158 (it was $112,600 in 2000)
Atoka:

$173,158
TN:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,039.

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  • Races in Atoka, TN (2013)

    Atoka races chart
    • 7,09481.6%White alone
    • 6928.0%Black alone
    • 2693.1%Hispanic
    • 2062.4%Two or more races
    • 1601.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1431.6%Asian alone
    • 740.9%American Indian alone

Races in Atoka detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Atoka: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), Irish (16.5%), German (10.6%), English (8.7%), French (2.6%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1838

Elevation: 434 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,340 people per square mile   (low).

Atoka,TN real estate house value index trend

Atoka, Tennessee map

For population 25 years and over in Atoka:

  • High school or higher: 94.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atoka town:

  • Never married: 23.3%
  • Now married: 62.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

290 residents are foreign born (1.7% Oceania, 0.4% Latin America).

This town:

3.4%
Tennessee:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,413 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,221 (0.9%)

Atoka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (23.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (440.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Munford, TN (1.4 miles ), Rosemark, TN (2.2 miles ), Brighton, TN (2.3 miles ), Gilt Edge, TN (2.8 miles ), Millington, TN (3.0 miles ), Burlison, TN (3.0 miles ), Garland, TN (3.3 miles ), Gallaway, TN (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 152 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 1998: 195 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1999: 181 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2001: 170 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2002: 150 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2003: 193 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2004: 276 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2005: 248 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2007: 148 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $134,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 35.42 N, Longitude: 89.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Atoka household income distribution Atoka home values distribution

Crime rates in Atoka by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 1616
per 100,000 30.3141.3350.3
Burglaries 71619
per 100,000 212.4376.9415.9
Thefts 848788
per 100,000 2,548.52,049.51,926.4
Auto thefts 71413
per 100,000 212.4329.8284.6
Arson 001
per 100,000 0.00.021.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 145.6169.7207.1

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Crime rate in Atoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 21 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Tennessee average:

2.56
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Tennessee:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Atoka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Atoka, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atoka-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/14/1987, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the Atoka town center killed 6 people and injured 121 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the town center caused $30,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atoka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from Atoka center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from Atoka center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 234.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tipton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atoka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atoka:

  • FMC TIPTON COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE - COVINGTON (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; COVINGTON, TN)
  • DAVITA MILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • MILLINGTON HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • FMC MILLINGTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MILLINGTON, TN)
  • GALLAWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)

Heliports located in Atoka:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atoka:

  • Rhodes College (about 23 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 25 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 25 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 49 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)
  • Union University (about 55 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 57 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Arkansas State University-Main Campus (about 59 miles; Jonesboro, AR; FT enrollment: 12,323)

Public elementary/middle school in Atoka:

  • ATOKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 870 ROSEMARK RD, Grades: PK-5)

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Notable locations in Atoka: Munford and Atoka Fire Department Station 3 (A), Munford and Atoka Fire Department Station 2 (B), Atoka City Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tipton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.2. This is about average.

City:

76.2
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.217. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.217
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 10.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.13. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.1%
(3.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Tennessee:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  86.2%
Whole state:  67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Atoka, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Atoka (2011 data):

  • Patriot Bank: Highway 51 Branch at 11529 Highway 51 South, branch established on 2007/07/16. Info updated 2006/05/26: Bank assets: $246.7 mil, Deposits: $216.6 mil, headquarters in Millington, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Security Bancorp Of Tennessee, Inc.
  • INSOUTH Bank: Atoka Branch at 10950 Highway 51 South, branch established on 1998/12/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $290.2 mil, Deposits: $267.7 mil, headquarters in Brownsville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Southern Bancshares, Inc. Esot
  • First State Bank: at 11300 Highway 51 South, branch established on 2005/03/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,646.2 mil, Deposits: $1,393.0 mil, headquarters in Union City, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Citizens National Bank: Atoka Branch at 123 Atoka-Munford Avenue, branch established on 1975/09/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,053.2 mil, Deposits: $856.0 mil, headquarters in Dyersburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Tennessee average:

12.1

Atoka travel time to work - commute Atoka mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Atoka town (based on Tipton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,79276
Mainline Protestant4,17220
Black Protestant3,19618
Catholic4501
Other41
None35,467-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tipton County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Tipton County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Tipton County:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tipton County:

33.2%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Atoka:

48.9%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.9%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.5%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atoka:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atoka:

35.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

58.0%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Atoka:

81.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atoka, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,101$48,60614$9,569
Police Protection - Officers 16$51,699$38,7743$5,099
Police - Other 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,710$32,5200$0
Sewerage 3$10,020$40,0800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,576$42,9125$1,107
Water Supply 2$4,925$29,5500$0
Other and Unallocable 4$9,772$29,3160$0
Totals for Government 31$96,223$37,24822$15,775

Atoka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $441,000 ($49.36)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($37.05)
    Fire Protection: $116,000 ($12.98)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($10.97)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($6.27)
    Sewerage: $47,000 ($5.26)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($1.79)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $432,000 ($48.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($5.15)

Atoka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $242,000 ($27.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $23,000 ($2.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $331,000 ($37.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $253,000 ($28.32)
    Highways: $96,000 ($10.74)
  • Tax - Property: $140,000 ($15.67)
    NEC: $37,000 ($4.14)

Atoka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $773,000 ($86.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $732,000 ($81.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($4.59)

Atoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $865,000 ($96.81)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($1.34)

6.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Tennessee average:

6.50%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($638 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.07%
Tennessee average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, TN  2.93% ($36,210 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, TN  0.29% ($25,873)
from Fayette County, TN  0.16% ($32,914)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
Tennessee average:

6.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($371 average AGI)
Tipton County:

0.08%
Tennessee average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  2.79% ($27,315 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, TN  0.35% ($21,737)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.19% ($30,167)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atoka:

  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLCN (910 AM; 5 kW; BLYTHEVILLE, AR; Owner: SUDBURY SERVICES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atoka:

  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WKBQ (93.5 FM; COVINGTON, TN; Owner: COVINGTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXHT (107.1 FM; MARION, AR; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAL-FM (95.7 FM; OLIVE BRANCH, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQDD (107.3 FM; OSCEOLA, AR; Owner: PHOENIX BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atoka:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • KVTJ (Channel 48; JONESBORO, AR; Owner: AGAPE CHURCH, INC.)
  • W42BY (Channel 42; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC,)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Atoka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Atoka fatal accident list:

Mar 8, 2009 06:30 PM, Us-Sr3, Lat: 35.43166, Lon: -89.80685, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jan 25, 2006 01:26 PM, Us-Sr3, Lat: 35.45901, Lon: -89.76946, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Mar 17, 2006 09:53 AM, Us-Sr3, Lat: 35.46605, Lon: -89.75793, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 8, 1998 08:45 PM, Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1997 05:40 PM, Sr3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 10, 1995 05:30 AM, Sr3, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 18, 1979 04:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $314,000Total costs
  • 54,430Total average daily traffic
  • 4,380Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atoka)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 35.441111 Lon: -89.778056, Call Sign: WPSU432
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHzGrant Date: 08/02/2001, Expiration Date: 08/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139
  • Lat: 35.425722 Lon: -89.766917, Call Sign: WQIW272
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1600 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2008, Expiration Date: 06/02/2018, Certifier: Donnie WallaceRegistrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • ATOKA, Lat: 35.425528 Lon: -89.768972, Call Sign: WQJM512
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.368 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/2008, Expiration Date: 11/04/2018, Certifier: Mark E JohnsonRegistrant: Sensus Metering Systems, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CR1298 ADAMS, 14172 Highway 51 South (Lat: 35.416389 Lon: -89.824472), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 41.5 m, Overall height: 43.6 m, Call Sign: WQRJ839
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 05/31/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • TIPTON, 751 Bethel Rd (Lat: 35.394417 Lon: -89.805333), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Overall height: 61.6 m, Call Sign: WQRJ875
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 05/31/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • KERRVILLE, 2267 Simmons Road (Lat: 35.398778 Lon: -89.889222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQRP819
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • WEST TIPTON, 105 Appleberry Road (Lat: 35.448083 Lon: -89.850083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.8 m, Call Sign: WQRP820
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/03/2013, Expiration Date: 07/03/2023, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • CR1369 MUNFORD, 762 Faulkner Road (Lat: 35.447056 Lon: -89.768083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQRP990
    Assigned Frequencies: 11625.0 MHz, 11665.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/05/2013, Expiration Date: 07/05/2023, Certifier: John MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • MP54XC001, 762 Faulkner Road (Lat: 35.447056 Lon: -89.768083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQRT387
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+14 more)Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atoka)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BEECHCRAFT CORP G58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-C (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 189TK , Serial Number: TH-2430, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Berryhill Aviation LLC, 4471 Portersville Rd, Atoka, TN 38004
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2980R , Serial Number: 28R-35368, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney Waits, 1800 Atoka Idaville Rd, Atoka, TN 38004

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED38$175,77311$155,29688$163,4614$19,8808$127,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$222,8001$178,0309$158,1660$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$143,4001$88,48034$160,4531$13,2501$144,3501$108,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$138,7431$248,23020$167,6921$114,6200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$128,2400$07$167,2290$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$04$206,683
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,0902$261,130
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$202,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$190,920
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atoka and their reported violations in the past:

ATOKA WATER SYSTEM (Address: 334 ATOKA MUNFORD AVE. , Population served: 7,845, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif requested (DEC-02-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-02-2011), St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-24-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 17

Incident types - Atoka

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atoka, TN
Most common first names in Atoka, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5773.2 years
William4273.1 years
John3974.9 years
Mary3776.7 years
Robert3072.6 years
Charles2769.1 years
Willie2173.7 years
Thomas1465.6 years
Billy1265.3 years
Annie1278.9 years
Most common last names in Atoka, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3971.1 years
Payne1871.0 years
Strong1583.0 years
Armstrong1380.7 years
Jones1277.9 years
Wilson1175.9 years
Johnson1074.2 years
Jackson1061.4 years
Brown1069.7 years
Mcdaniel975.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Atoka, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Kroger1

Atoka compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Atoka on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
There are 27 pilots and 56 other airmen in this city.
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