Atlanta, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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The City of Atlanta had a population of 1,845 as of July 1, 2018.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Atlanta: Xenia, Zenia.

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


Total Population 1,845
Population in Households 1,832
Population in Familes 1,495
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density1 1,460
Diversity Index2 10


Median Household Income $53,893
Average Household Income $64,350
Per Capita Income $27,502


Total Housing Units 818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 592 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 203 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $103,109
Average Home Value $129,561


Total Households 794
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 532
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 1.05% 0.3%
Households 1.23% 0.45%
Families 1.2% 0.34%
Median Household Income   4.28%
Per Capita Income   3.44%

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, 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 # 528 61st
Population Density # 481 65th
Diversity Index # 880 36th
Median Household Income # 721 47th
Per Capita Income # 701 49th

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