Atkins is a city in Pope County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 3,016 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Russellville Micropolitan Statistical Area. Atkins is located at 35°14′37″N 92°56′18″W (35.243485, -92.938212).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (16 km2), all land. Many Atkins residents commute to nearby Russellville for work, school, and recreation.
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,016 people in 1,118 households, including 849 families, in the city. The population density was 471.8 people per square mile (181/km2). There were 1,288 housing units at an average density of 211.1 per square mile (81/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.6% White, 0.9% Black or African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. 2.3% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 1,118 households 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.4% were non-families. 25.3% of households were one person and 11.2% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.95.
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