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Location of Atkins, Iowa
|• Total||1.10 sq mi (2.84 km2)|
|• Land||1.10 sq mi (2.84 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||853 ft (260 m)|
|• Density||1,869.09/sq mi (723.94/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0454274|
Atkins had its start in the year 1881 by the building of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad through that territory. It was named for a railroad official.
Atkins is located at Cedar Rapids.(41.994599, -91.861232). It is about 10 miles (16 km) west of downtown
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), all of it land.
|Source: and Iowa Data Center
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,670 people, 592 households, and 480 families living in the city. The population density was 1,532.1 inhabitants per square mile (591.5/km2). There were 610 housing units at an average density of 559.6 per square mile (216.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.9% White, 0.1% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.
There were 592 households, of which 45.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.8% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 18.9% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.14.
The median age in the city was 35.7 years. 31.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
Benton Community School District operates local public schools.
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