Atlanta, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Atlanta, Indiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Atlanta had a population of 764 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Atlanta, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 764
Population in Households 753
Population in Familes 644
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 2,534
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $54,879
Average Household Income $62,377
Per Capita Income $23,030


Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (69.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $108,908
Average Home Value $124,009


Total Households 282
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 217
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.64% 1.15%
Households 0.76% 1.25%
Families 0.81% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

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, 2018 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 # 391 43rd
Population Density # 45 94th
Diversity Index # 413 40th
Median Household Income # 248 64th
Per Capita Income # 460 33rd

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