For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:
For population 15 years and over in Atlanta city:
9 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $833 (2.5%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+9.9%).
Work and jobs in Atlanta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Atlanta, Kansas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Glenn Cunningham (athlete) - Athletics competitor.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlanta:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.67. This is significantly better than average. There were 42 monitors within city limits.
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:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.1%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Atlanta compared to Kansas state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Atlanta (based on Cowley County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.91%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Atlanta government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Atlanta government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Atlanta government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
5.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,475 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,307 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Atlanta)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.