Atlanta, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Atlanta, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Atlanta is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Cass County at latitude 33.1132 and longitude -94.1676. Cass County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 259 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Atlanta, but most people and references simply refer to it as Atlanta, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Atlanta indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Atlanta, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,634
Population in Households 5,498
Population in Familes 4,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 451
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,285
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,499
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,358 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 927 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 356 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $89,057
Average Home Value $115,413


Median Household Income $30,940
Average Household Income $45,210
Per Capita Income $18,486
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.17% -0.04%
Households -0.11% -0.01%
Families -0.14% -0.11%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 1226 30th
Diversity Index2 # 735 58th
Median Household Income # 1416 19th
Per Capita Income # 1162 34th

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