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Atoka, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Atoka had a population of 9,259 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Atoka is located at latitude 35.4259 and longitude -89.7844 in Tipton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Atoka (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Tipton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The Town of Atoka (GNIS ID: 2405181) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Atoka is located within Commissioner District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tipton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atoka population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Atoka, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,259
Daytime Population: Workers 1,846
Daytime Population: Residents 4,652
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,498
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 9,259
Population in Familes 8,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 750
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $84,596
Average Household Income $87,753
Per Capita Income $28,321


Total Housing Units 3,053 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,550 (83.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $193,719
Average Home Value $213,853


Total Households 2,949
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 2,520
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.37% 1.16%
Households 1.21% 1.08%
Families 1.1% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Atoka, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atoka to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 65 85th
Population Density # 136 68th
Diversity Index # 112 74th
Median Household Income # 18 96th
Per Capita Income # 62 86th

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