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The City of Atlanta had a population of 1,801 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 40.2636 and longitude -89.2308 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atlanta (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Logan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of Atlanta (GNIS ID: 2394014) 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 City of Atlanta is located within Township of Atlanta, a minor civil division (MCD) of Logan 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: Xenia, Zenia.

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


Total Population 1,801
Population in Households 1,789
Population in Familes 1,454
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,425
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 521
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 598 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $99,242
Average Home Value $117,308


Median Household Income $51,185
Average Household Income $62,545
Per Capita Income $26,740
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.32%
Households 1.21% 0.44%
Families 1.25% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
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, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois 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 # 535 61st
Population Density1 # 518 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 837 38th
Median Household Income # 730 47th
Per Capita Income # 585 57th

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