Atoka, TN Population

Population: 3,235. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,676 (+75.5% change)
Males: 1,636 (50.6%), Females: 1,599 (49.4%)

Tipton County

Zip code: 38004

Median resident age: 32.4 years
Median household income: $58,583
Median house value: $112,900

Races in Atoka:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.6%)
  • Black (9.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

Ancestries: Irish (13.5%), German (13.3%), English (9.5%), United States (8.6%), Italian (3.2%), Scottish (2.7%).

Elevation: 434 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Atoka

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 36.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atoka town

  • Never married: 15.7%
  • Now married: 70.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +2,084 (+181.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Atoka:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL TIPTON (about 14 miles; COVINGTON, TN)
  • LAKESIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (about 15 miles; MEMPHIS, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LAUDERDALE (about 16 miles; RIPLEY, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atoka:

  • MILLINGTON MUNI (about 8 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: NQA)
  • MEMPHIS INTL (about 30 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Abbreviation: MEM)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 63 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atoka:

  • CHARLES W. BAKER (about 15 miles; MILLINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: 2M8)
  • COVINGTON MUNI (about 18 miles; COVINGTON, TN; Abbreviation: M04)
  • OSCEOLA MUNI (about 24 miles; OSCEOLA, AR; Abbreviation: 7M4)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atoka:

  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 17 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS (about 21 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 15,831)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UNION CAMPUS (about 21 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 6,979)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 21 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,842)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • ARKANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 69 miles; STATE UNIVERSITY, AR; Full-time enrollment: 8,696)

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