Atkins, VA Population

Population: 1,138
Males: 540 (47.5%), Females: 598 (52.5%)

Smyth County

Zip code: 24311

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $26,667
Median house value: $73,900

Races in Atkins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Other race (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (31.8%), German (11.3%), English (6.0%), Irish (3.9%), Scottish (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%).

Elevation: 2291 feet

Land area: 5.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Atkins

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atkins CDP

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Atkins:

  • SMYTH COUNTY COMM HOSP (about 9 miles; MARION, VA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VA MENTAL HEALTH INST (about 9 miles; MARION, VA)
  • SOUTHWESTERN VA MENTAL HEALTH INSTITUT (about 9 miles; MARION, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atkins:

  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 67 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • TRI-CITIES RGNL TN/VA (about 74 miles; BRISTOL/JOHNSON/KINGSPORT, TN; Abbreviation: TRI)
  • HICKORY REGIONAL (about 79 miles; HICKORY, NC; Abbreviation: HKY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atkins:

  • MOUNTAIN EMPIRE (about 6 miles; MARION/WYTHEVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: MKJ)
  • TAZEWELL COUNTY (about 29 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Abbreviation: 6V3)
  • ASHE COUNTY (about 32 miles; JEFFERSON, NC; Abbreviation: GEV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atkins:

  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 32 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 32 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,412)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; BOONE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 12,245)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NORTHEAST STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,729)
Public primary/middle school in Atkins:

  • ATKINS ELEM. (Students: 201; Location: 5903 LEE HWY; Grades: PK – 05)