Atkinson, NE has a population of 1,395 and is the 13,112th largest city in the United States. The population density is 856 per sq mi which is 3472% higher than the Nebraska average and 845% higher than the national average. The median age in Atkinson is 41 which is approximately 14% higher than the Nebraska average of 36. In Atkinson, 74% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 82% of Atkinson residents were born in Nebraska, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.