Atlanta, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Atlanta, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Atlanta had a population of 5,673 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 33.1132 and longitude -94.1676 in Cass County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atlanta (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 259 feet.

The City of Atlanta 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atlanta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Atlanta, TX Boundary Map

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Atlanta, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,673
Population in Households 5,538
Population in Familes 4,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 135
Population Density1 454
Diversity Index2 55
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,301
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,511
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,358 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 943 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 364 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $89,155
Average Home Value $108,744
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $30,814
Average Household Income $47,373
Per Capita Income $19,344
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% 0.21%
Households 0.04% 0.23%
Families 0.04% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Atlanta, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 367 79th
Population Density1 # 1229 30th
Diversity Index2 # 713 59th
Median Household Income # 1464 16th
Per Capita Income # 1123 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.