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Atlanta, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Atlanta had a population of 777 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Atlanta, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 777
Daytime Population: Workers 82
Daytime Population: Residents 361
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 443
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 766
Population in Familes 658
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,577
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $51,783
Average Household Income $57,213
Per Capita Income $21,088


Total Housing Units 325 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $106,105
Average Home Value $121,429


Total Households 286
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.96% 1.43%
Households 1.06% 1.49%
Families 1.05% 1.42%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.93%

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, 2017 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 # 390 43rd
Population Density # 43 94th
Diversity Index # 422 38th
Median Household Income # 288 58th
Per Capita Income # 529 22nd

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