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Atlanta, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Atlanta had a population of 746 as of July 1, 2016. Atlanta ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 40.2135 and longitude -86.0266 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Atlanta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 863 feet.

The Town of Atlanta (GNIS ID: 2397443) 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 Atlanta is located within Township of Jackson, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlanta: Buena Vista, Buenavista, Shielsville.

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Atlanta, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 746
Population in Households 736
Population in Familes 632
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 2,474
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 275
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 313 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (70.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $102,848
Average Home Value $118,100


Median Household Income $51,420
Average Household Income $55,603
Per Capita Income $20,541
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.92%
Households 0.59% 0.93%
Families 0.7% 0.83%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 404 41st
Population Density1 # 51 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 393 42nd
Median Household Income # 282 59th
Per Capita Income # 509 25th

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