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Population in 2012: 195 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -23.5%
Males: 96  (49.6%)
Females: 99  (50.4%)

Median resident age:  40.4 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 67008.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,368 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$36,368
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,972

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $32,065 (it was $31,100 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$32,065
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $33,122; Detached houses: $35,014; Mobile homes: $15,625

Median gross rent in 2012: $588.

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  • White alone - 156 (80.0%)
  • Hispanic - 26 (13.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atlanta: 81.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (18.8%), United States (18.0%), English (11.4%), Irish (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), Scottish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1433 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 388 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

9 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This city:  3.3%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Atlanta, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlanta to the number of sex offenders is 98 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $775 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $430 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wichita, KS (35.7 miles , pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (320.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Burden, KS (2.9 miles ), Latham, KS (3.1 miles) , Cambridge, KS (3.1 miles) , Douglass, KS (3.8 miles ), Winfield, KS (4.2 miles ), Leon, KS (4.2 miles ), Dexter, KS (4.2 miles ), Grenola, KS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.44 N, Longitude: 96.77 W

Area code: 620

Atlanta household income distribution Atlanta home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+9.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/25/1955, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.4 miles away from the Atlanta city center killed 80 people and injured 273 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2001 at 14:02:35, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.3 miles away from Atlanta center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cowley County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Glenn Cunningham (athlete) - Athletics competitor.


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlanta:

  • Butler Community College (about 27 miles; El Dorado, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,200)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 30 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)
  • Wichita State University (about 35 miles; Wichita, KS; FT enrollment: 9,428)
  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 60 miles; Tonkawa, OK; FT enrollment: 2,664)
  • Emporia State University (about 75 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Hutchinson Community College (about 77 miles; Hutchinson, KS; FT enrollment: 2,415)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 93 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)

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Notable location: Cowley County Fire District 2 Atlanta (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Atlanta: Atlanta Christian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Cowley County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.3. This is worse than average.
City:

39.3
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.3
U.S.:

10.5
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.67
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlanta and their reported violations in the past:

ATLANTA, CITY OF (Population served: 250, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2003. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAR-04-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-28-2003), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-14-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-14-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-18-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-11-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-11-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and SEP-07-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-07-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-03-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2000)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  74.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atlanta, KS

Atlanta compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atlanta travel time to work - commute


Atlanta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atlanta city (based on Cowley County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.91%
Here51.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Adherents20.7%16.0%13.8%12.0%6.7%
Congregations19.4%10.4%6.0%3.0%4.5%
NameLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents6.1%4.4%3.0%2.7%14.6%
Congregations3.0%4.5%4.5%4.5%40.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Cowley County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Cowley County:

4.68 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Cowley County:

30.1%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cowley County:

12.4%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$996
Water Supply 1$2,125$25,5000$0
Totals for Government 1$2,125$25,5001$996

Atlanta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($256.41)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($220.51)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($138.46)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($51.28)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($20.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $41,000 ($210.26)

Atlanta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $61,000 ($312.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($46.15)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.13)
  • Tax - Property: $20,000 ($102.56)
    Public Utilities: $7,000 ($35.90)

Atlanta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $145,000 ($743.59)

5.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.97%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Sedgwick County, KS  1.09% ($26,526 average AGI)
from Sumner County, KS  0.49% ($28,593)
from Kay County, OK  0.35% ($25,791)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.42% ($34,382 average AGI)
to Sumner County, KS  0.43% ($21,453)
to Kay County, OK  0.41% ($31,440)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KFH (1330 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KQAM (1480 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: AGAPE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KAHS (1360 AM; 1 kW; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: REUNION BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KSOK (1280 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • KYQQ (106.5 FM; ARKANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBDD (91.9 FM; WINFILED, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSJM (107.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: SHERMAN BROADCAST GROUP INC.)
  • KEYN-FM (103.7 FM; WICHITA, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM WICHITA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTLI (99.1 FM; EL DORADO, KS; Owner: ADONAI RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KFXJ (104.5 FM; AUGUSTA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSOK-FM (95.9 FM; WINFIELD, KS; Owner: COWLEY COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:

  • KSAS-TV (Channel 24; WICHITA, KS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTQW-LP (Channel 53; WICHITA, KS; Owner: KNOWLEDGE L.C.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atlanta)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.8 Km North Of (Lat: 37.482528 Lon: -96.770861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 90 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPPE298
    Assigned Frequencies: 938.912 MHz, 938.925 MHz, 938.937 MHz, 938.950 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2004, Expiration Date: 11/08/2014, Certifier: Steven L Ingersoll
    Registrant: Western Resources, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-1199, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 3 Mi N Of (Lat: 37.482500 Lon: -96.770861), Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WNTK744
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.631 MHz, 952.631 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022
    Registrant: Westar Energy, 818 S. Kansas Ave., Topwka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-6560, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:
  • ATLANTA, 4.8 Km North Of Atlanta (Lat: 37.482528 Lon: -96.770861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WAY496
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/19/2012, Expiration Date: 03/30/2022
    Registrant: Westar Energy, Topwka, KS 66601, Phone: (785) 575-6560, Fax: (785) 575-8446, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0MIE, Licensee ID: L01211023
    Grant Date: 11/08/2006, Expiration Date: 02/03/2017, Certifier: Frederick E Chilcott
    Registrant: Frederick E Chilcott, 1515 Se 220th St, Atlanta, KS 67008-9302
  • Call Sign: KA0QXG
    Grant Date: 03/17/1998, Expiration Date: 03/17/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2010
    Registrant: Arthur W Keene Jr, 1514 Se 180th St, Atlanta, KS 67008-9311

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: LYNCH GERALD CRAIG RV-6 VANS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1B6 (200 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8317R , Serial Number: 60490, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 07/24/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald C Lynch, 18767 Se Teter Rd, Atlanta, KS 67008


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Atlanta


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Most common first names in Atlanta, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William778.4 years
Mary573.2 years
George471.4 years
Bonnie470.8 years
Floyd481.0 years
Mabel485.3 years
Roy471.3 years
Aubrey376.4 years
Lloyd380.4 years
Ruby383.4 years
Most common last names in Atlanta, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holt778.7 years
Foote582.0 years
Smith476.7 years
Lee481.0 years
Cline483.5 years
Whiteman476.0 years
Gordon485.2 years
Ward386.3 years
Chilcott374.0 years
Morgan381.7 years

Atlanta on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Transportation equipment"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Art and design workers"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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