Atoka, Tennessee

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Population in 2022: 10,464 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +223.5%
Males: 5,223  (49.9%)
Females: 5,241  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Tennessee median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 38004, 38011, 38053.

Atoka Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2022: $89,602 (it was $58,583 in 2000)
Atoka:

$89,602
TN:

$65,254

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $37,872 (it was $19,644 in 2000)

Atoka town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $299,279 (it was $112,600 in 2000)
Atoka:

$299,279
TN:

$284,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $315,285; detached houses: $318,185; mobile homes: $140,381

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,369.

March 2022 cost of living index in Atoka: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 8.3%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Atoka, TN (2022)
    • 8,32981.2%White alone
    • 1,10910.8%Black alone
    • 4053.9%Two or more races
    • 2752.7%Hispanic
    • 1241.2%Asian alone

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According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Atoka, Tennessee as of June 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atoka is 755 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Atoka by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.8)
2
(22.7)
2
(22.4)
2
(22.1)
3
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.2)
2
(21.0)
2
(20.8)
1
(10.1)
1
(9.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(25.3)
1
(11.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
1
(10.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(113.9)
15
(178.8)
8
(94.5)
5
(58.9)
9
(102.0)
12
(134.4)
25
(276.5)
15
(163.5)
14
(152.2)
6
(64.5)
9
(94.6)
4
(41.5)
14
(142.0)
19
(183.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
17
(215.2)
32
(381.5)
24
(283.6)
33
(388.8)
28
(317.4)
21
(235.3)
27
(298.6)
28
(305.1)
19
(206.6)
10
(107.5)
5
(52.6)
11
(114.2)
13
(131.9)
9
(87.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
116
(1,468)
109
(1,300)
98
(1,158)
90
(1,060)
93
(1,054)
65
(728.2)
103
(1,139)
74
(806.5)
83
(902.5)
66
(709.3)
59
(620.4)
55
(571.0)
53
(537.6)
38
(367.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(63.3)
7
(83.5)
8
(94.5)
10
(117.8)
3
(34.0)
11
(123.2)
3
(33.2)
3
(32.7)
3
(32.6)
5
(53.7)
4
(42.1)
7
(72.7)
3
(30.4)
3
(29.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(12.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.6)
1
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index109.2124.7102.1103.8105.7100.3142.1124.983.682.170.861.669.770.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Atoka, TN

Crime rate in Atoka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 23 (22 officers - 20 male; 2 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Tennessee average:

2.57
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Ancestries: American (33.2%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.0%), European (3.6%), German (3.3%), African (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1838

Elevation: 434 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 1,569 people per square mile   (low).

Atoka, Tennessee map

232 residents are foreign born (0.8% Asia, 0.8% Africa, 0.6% Europe).

This town:

2.3%
Tennessee:

5.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $1,643 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $1,356 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.42 N, Longitude: 89.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Distribution of median household income in Atoka, TN in 2022
Distribution of house value in Atoka, TN in 2022
Atoka satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 47 buildings, average cost: $175,300
  • 2021: 96 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2020: 85 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2019: 73 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2018: 69 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2017: 67 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2016: 63 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2015: 53 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2012: 41 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2010: 35 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2008: 60 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 2007: 148 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2005: 248 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2004: 276 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2003: 193 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2002: 150 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2001: 170 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2000: 142 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 1999: 181 buildings, average cost: $113,200
  • 1998: 195 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 1997: 152 buildings, average cost: $85,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Atoka, TN residents
Average permit cost in Atoka, TN
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.6%
Tennessee:

3.0%
Most common industries in Atoka, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Truck transportation (9.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Atoka, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.3%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)

Average climate in Atoka, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Atoka, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

72.6
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 8.51. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.51
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.365. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.365
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.53. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

8.11

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 significantly above Tennessee state average. It is 381% greater 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) 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 (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Atoka:

Marital status in Atoka, TN
  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Atoka:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Tennessee average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Atoka
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atoka, TN (based on Tipton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:

55.8%
Tennessee:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

57.6%
Tennessee:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Tennessee:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.4%
Tennessee:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.6%
Tennessee:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atoka:

6.8
Tennessee:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atoka:

35.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

63.4%
Tennessee:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Atoka:

83.4%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atoka, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 19$85,396$53,9341$2,296
Firefighters 16$71,169$53,3770$0
Other and Unallocable 5$22,358$53,6590$0
Financial Administration 4$21,369$64,1070$0
Water Supply 3$12,420$49,6800$0
Sewerage 3$12,954$51,8160$0
Police - Other 1$5,770$69,2400$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,562$54,7440$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$11,100
Totals for Government 52$235,997$54,46113$13,396

Atoka government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,363,000 ($130.26)
    Water Utilities: $742,000 ($70.91)
    Sewerage: $597,000 ($57.05)
    Regular Highways: $565,000 ($53.99)
    Financial Administration: $343,000 ($32.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $310,000 ($29.63)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $78,000 ($7.45)
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000 ($5.93)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($3.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($1.05)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($0.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $100,000 ($9.56)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $278,000 ($26.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $577,000 ($55.14)
    Water Utilities: $479,000 ($45.78)
    Regular Highways: $73,000 ($6.98)
    Police Protection: $63,000 ($6.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($2.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($2.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,319,000 ($126.05)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($3.34)

Atoka government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $904,000 ($86.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($4.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $260,000 ($24.85)
    Other: $90,000 ($8.60)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $448,000 ($42.81)
    Other: $15,000 ($1.43)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $151,000 ($14.43)
    Interest Earnings: $85,000 ($8.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $25,000 ($2.39)
    Donations From Private Sources: $9,000 ($0.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $986,000 ($94.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $230,000 ($21.98)
    Other: $37,000 ($3.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,470,000 ($140.48)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $422,000 ($40.33)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $233,000 ($22.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $33,000 ($3.15)
    Other License: $28,000 ($2.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($0.29)

Atoka government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,377,000 ($322.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,020,000 ($288.61)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $357,000 ($34.12)

Atoka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,245,000 ($787.94)
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

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; 2 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 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Atoka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.2mTotal length
  • $5,859,000Total costs
  • 87,046Total average daily traffic
  • 5,999Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Atoka, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2019
  • 12020-2022
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Atoka, TN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/02/2001, Expiration Date: 08/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/08/2011, Certifier: Signature On File, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2018, Expiration Date: 06/02/2028, Certifier: Donnie Wallace, Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 249-2327, Fax: (262) 248-0061, Email:

  • Lat: 35.438833 Lon: -89.779028, Call Sign: WQXT206, Licensee ID: L01684111,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.850 MHz, 457.850 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2016, Expiration Date: 06/01/2026, Certifier: Charlie Montelongo, Registrant: Master Meter Inc., 101 Regency Parkway, Mansfield, TX 76063, Phone: (817) 842-8000, Fax: (817) 842-8030, Email:

  • Lat: 35.443944 Lon: -89.782500, Call Sign: WRBR302,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.237 MHz, 469.237 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2018, Expiration Date: 05/29/2028, Certifier: Daniel T Lovett, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • 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, N189TK, N-189TK, Serial Number: TH-2430, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 10/31/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Berryhill Aviation LLC, 4471 Portersville Rd, Atoka, TN 38004
  • Aircraft: STINSON VULTEE V-77 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: LYCOMING R680E SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 444BF, N444BF, N-444BF, Serial Number: 77-434, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1989, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Bartel Jay Boogerd, 10017 Santa Rosa Dr, Atoka, TN 38004
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-H2AD (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6387F, N6387F, N-6387F, Serial Number: 17273214, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Nathan Mitich, 853 Je Blaydes Pkwy, Atoka, TN 38004
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8081G, N8081G, N-8081G, Serial Number: 28-8016053, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/29/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/28/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Biorky Gonzalez, 175 Millie Ln, 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$206,682
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 in Atoka, TN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Atoka, TN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 80 took place in 2017, and the least - 15 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Atoka, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.0%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Atoka, TN
    • 38951.0%Outside Fires
    • 25333.2%Structure Fires
    • 11214.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 91.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atoka, TN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Tennessee:

  • Comfort Inn & Suites Atoka, TN, 10772 Hwy 51 S, Atoka, Tennessee 38004 , Phone: (901) 837-7729, Fax: (901) 837-7769
  • Comfort Inn & suites, 10772 Hwy 51 S, Atoka, Tennessee 38004 , Phone: (901) 837-7729, Fax: (901) 837-7769
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atoka, Tennessee
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atoka, TN
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atoka, TN
  • 64.9%Utility gas
  • 35.1%Electricity


Atoka compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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+)"
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