Atlanta, Michigan

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Population in 2010: 827. Population change since 2000: +9.2%
Males: 418  (50.6%)
Females: 409  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  53.3 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49709.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,175 (it was $23,529 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$26,175
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,579 (it was $15,178 in 2000)

Atlanta CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,777 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$67,777
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $83,303; Detached houses: $97,944; Mobile homes: $25,509

Median gross rent in 2013: $556.

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  • Races in Atlanta, MI (2010)

    Atlanta races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Atlanta: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (22.5%), Irish (18.9%), English (12.4%), French (10.7%), Polish (8.8%), United States (5.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 2.71 square miles.

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

Atlanta,MI real estate house value index trend

Atlanta, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta CDP:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 14.4%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Atlanta, Michigan as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlanta to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $750 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $575 (0.7%)

Atlanta satellite photo by USGS

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

Atlanta household income distribution Atlanta home values distribution

Atlanta tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.6%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (41%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Atlanta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city 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 the city 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 (12).
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 schools in Atlanta:

Public elementary/middle school in Atlanta:

See full list of schools located in Atlanta, School District: ATLANTA COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

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

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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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.8%
(31.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Michigan average:

11.0

Atlanta travel time to work - commute Atlanta mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Atlanta CDP (based on Montmorency County data)

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
Montmorency County:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.3%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Montmorency County:

28.7%
Michigan:

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

16.9%
State:

13.4%

5.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Alpena County, MI  0.92% ($24,457 average AGI)
from Otsego County, MI  0.52% ($17,250)
from Wayne County, MI  0.50% ($47,316)


5.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Otsego County, MI  0.73% ($25,536 average AGI)
to Alpena County, MI  0.58% ($24,045)
to Wayne County, MI  0.31% ($44,917)

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)
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlanta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Atlanta, MI)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlanta)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Atlanta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Atlanta

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlanta, MI

Businesses in Atlanta, MI

  • U-Haul: 1
  • UPS: 1
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