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Atlanta, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Atlanta had a population of 1,897 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 40.2595 and longitude -89.2334 in Logan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atlanta 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlanta: Xenia, Zenia.

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Atlanta, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Atlanta, IL Housing Affordability Index is 280
State of Illinois Housing Affordability Index is 119
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Atlanta, IL Wealth Index is 62
State of Illinois Wealth Index is 105
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,897
Population in Households 1,884
Population in Families 1,531
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density 1,545
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,712
Average Household Income $68,598
Per Capita Income $29,297
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 634 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 4.5%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Housing Affordability Index2 280
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 819
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 549
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.24% 0.22%
Households 1.43% 0.36%
Families 1.42% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Atlanta, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 522 62nd
Population Density # 433 68th
Diversity Index # 882 35th
Median Household Income # 679 50th
Per Capita Income # 672 51st

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