Atlanta, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 827.
Population change since 2000: +9.2%
Males: 459  (55.5%)
Females: 368  (44.5%)
Median resident age:

54.8 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 49709.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,924 (it was $23,529 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$28,924
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,875 (it was $15,178 in 2000)

Atlanta CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,967 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$85,967
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,092; detached houses: $116,153; mobile homes: $42,042

Median gross rent in 2017: $593.

March 2019 cost of living index in Atlanta: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.2%
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  • Races in Atlanta, MI (2010)
    • 80096.7%White alone
    • 121.5%Two or more races
    • 91.1%Hispanic
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

Races in Atlanta detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Atlanta, Michigan as of April 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Atlanta is 35 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (35.3%), Polish (14.7%), American (14.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (7.8%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

Population density: 305 people per square mile   (very low).

Atlanta, Michigan map

3 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Michigan:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $868 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $800 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (109.7 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (188.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (281.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Canada Creek Ranch, MI (3.4 miles ),
Lewiston, MI (3.5 miles ),
Hillman, MI (3.6 miles ),
Millersburg, MI (4.9 miles ),
Mio, MI (4.9 miles ),
Onaway, MI (5.0 miles ),
Gaylord, MI (5.1 miles ),
Vanderbilt, MI (5.2 miles )

Latitude: 45.00 N, Longitude: 84.15 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Elk Capital of Michigan

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Atlanta, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Atlanta, MI in 2017
Atlanta satellite photo by USGS

Atlanta tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.4%
Michigan:

4.4%
Most common industries in Atlanta, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.8%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Atlanta, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Carpenters (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Atlanta, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the Atlanta place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1953, a category F3 tornado 35.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from Atlanta center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 279.1 miles away from Atlanta center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 270.2 miles away from Atlanta center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 308.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 154.0 miles away from Atlanta center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 489.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Montmorency County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlanta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atlanta:

  • MEDILODGE OF HILLMAN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HILLMAN, MI)

Airports located in Atlanta:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlanta:

  • Northwestern Michigan College (about 72 miles; Traverse City, MI; Full-time enrollment: 3,276)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (about 78 miles; Harrison, MI; FT enrollment: 3,653)
  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 96 miles; Midland, MI; FT enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 101 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 101 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Central Michigan University (about 103 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Lake Superior State University (about 104 miles; Sault Ste Marie, MI; FT enrollment: 2,242)

Public high school in Atlanta:

See full list of schools located in Atlanta

Library in Atlanta:

  • MONTMORENCY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES (Operating income: $352,814; Location: 11901 HAYMEADOW; 42,848 books; 1,319 audio materials; 3,110 video materials; 49 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WTCM (589 Am) 50 KW; Traverse City,Mich. added by Oldhobo

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Atlanta: Tri - Township Ambulance Service (A), Montmorency County Courthouse (B), Atlanta Public Library (C), Montmorency County Sheriff Department (D), Tri - Township Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atlanta include: First Baptist Church of Atlanta (A), Northern Michigan Restoration Branch Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (C), Atlanta Congregational Church (D), Atlanta Full Gospel Assembly (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Elk View Cabins (Cty Road 622), A Win-Sands Motel & Snowmobile Rental (11630 M 33).

Court: Department of Natural Resources (13501 M 33).

Montmorency County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

OLDS EL BO INN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JONES' TRADING POST (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
KIRSTIES KITCHEN (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MONTMORENCY CO SHERIFF'S DEPT (Population served: 33, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atlanta that have no violations reported:

  • BRILEY TOWNSHIP (Population served: 344, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.7%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Atlanta (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Atlanta Branch at 12483 State Street, branch established on 1954/01/18. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta:

Marital status in Atlanta, MI
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 24.3%

For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Atlanta
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atlanta, MI (based on Montmorency County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,45212
Catholic7643
Mainline Protestant5395
Other11
None7,009-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Montmorency County:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Montmorency County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

16.46 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Montmorency County:

11.3%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Montmorency County:

28.7%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Atlanta:

42.2%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Atlanta:

35.4%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Atlanta:

27.9
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Atlanta:

46.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atlanta:

6.4
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atlanta:

25.4%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

45.4%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Atlanta:

76.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atlanta, MI Residents

6.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,280 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oscoda County, MI  0.73% ($27,407 average AGI)
from Otsego County, MI  0.59% ($34,727)
from Alpena County, MI  0.57% ($29,095)


5.93% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,050 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oscoda County, MI  0.71% ($36,962 average AGI)
to Alpena County, MI  0.68% ($22,040)
to Otsego County, MI  0.63% ($54,696)

Businesses in Atlanta, MI

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHAK (960 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS CITY, MI)
  • WJML (1110 AM; 10 kW; PETOSKEY, MI)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WCCW (1310 AM; 15 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WCCW RADIO, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMKT (1270 AM; 5 kW; CHARLEVOIX, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WIDG (940 AM; 5 kW; ST. IGNACE, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • WCML-FM (91.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WPHN (90.5 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WFDX (92.5 FM; ATLANTA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN MICHIGAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKJZ (94.9 FM; HILLMAN, MI; Owner: CARROLL ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WTLI (89.3 FM; BEAR CREEK TOWNSHIP, MI; Owner: SUPERIOR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WHSB (107.7 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)
  • WKPK (106.7 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO OF GAYLORD, INC.)
  • WATZ-FM (99.3 FM; ALPENA, MI; Owner: WATZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WBLW (88.1 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WAVC (93.9 FM; MIO, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WLXT (96.3 FM; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MACDONALD GARBER BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMJZ-FM (95.3 FM; GAYLORD, MI; Owner: DARBY ADVERTISING, INC.)
  • WGFM (105.1 FM; CHEBOYGAN, MI; Owner: NORTHERN STAR BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WHAK-FM (99.9 FM; ROGERS CITY, MI; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO NETWORK CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:

  • WCML (Channel 6; ALPENA, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WGTU (Channel 29; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: SCANLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCMV (Channel 27; CADILLAC, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WFUP (Channel 45; VANDERBILT, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W31BO (Channel 31; ALPENA, MI; Owner: ROCKFLEET BROADCASTING II, LLC)

Atlanta fatal accident list:

Aug 20, 2006 87:99 PM, Sr-32, Lat: 45.004410, Lon: -84.147870, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.7mTotal length
  • $1,047,000Total costs
  • 450Total average daily traffic
  • 36Total average daily truck traffic
  • 770Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlanta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Atlanta, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlanta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Atlanta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Atlanta, MI

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlanta, MI
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Atlanta, MI
  • 74.3%Utility gas
  • 13.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Wood
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Atlanta, MI
  • 52.7%Electricity
  • 20.9%Utility gas
  • 20.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.5%No fuel used


Atlanta compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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  • Richard F. Mowery (1)
  • Patrick T. Coady (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.