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Population in 2014: 377 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -16.2%
 
Males: 170  (45.3%)
Females: 207  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Missouri median age:  38.4 years

Zip codes: 63530.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,802 (it was $33,571 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$38,802
MO:

$51,746

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,373 (it was $14,940 in 2000)

Atlanta city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $63,584 (it was $35,100 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$63,584
MO:

$151,400

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $65,746; Detached houses: $70,779; Mobile homes: $75,766

Median gross rent in 2016: $533.

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  • Races in Atlanta, MO (2010)

    Atlanta races chart
    • 37396.9%White alone
    • 82.1%Two or more races
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Atlanta: 75.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (25.5%), American (23.9%), French (3.7%), Norwegian (3.2%), English (2.7%), Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1858

Elevation: 905 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 1,101 people per square mile   (low).

Atlanta, Missouri map

For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 20.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Missouri:

2.7%



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Atlanta, Missouri as of July 22, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlanta to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $523 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $519 (0.9%)

Atlanta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbia, MO (66.2 miles , pop. 84,531).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (124.5 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (284.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: La Plata, MO (2.9 miles ), Elmer, MO (3.1 miles) , Macon, MO (3.3 miles ), Bevier, MO (3.4 miles ), Callao, MO (3.5 miles ), Ethel, MO (3.7 miles) , South Gifford, MO (3.7 miles) , Gibbs, MO (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 39.90 N, Longitude: 92.48 W

Area code: 660

Atlanta household income distribution Atlanta home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.5%
Missouri:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (31%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Atlanta, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Missouri state average. It is 20% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.1 miles away from the Atlanta city center killed one person and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1970, a category F4 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is near Missouri state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Atlanta center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 247.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 272.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 285.3 miles away from Atlanta center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 267.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Macon County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atlanta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atlanta:

  • LA PLATA NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LA PLATA, MO)
  • MACON HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MACON, MO)
  • SAMARITAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MACON, MO)
  • SAMARITAN HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; MACON, MO)
  • MACON COUNTY SAMARITAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MACON, MO)
  • LOCH HAVEN (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MACON, MO)

Amtrak station near Atlanta:

  • 10 miles: LA PLATA (HWY. 63 AT BNSF RAILROAD) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlanta:

  • Truman State University (about 21 miles; Kirksville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 5,553)
  • Moberly Area Community College (about 34 miles; Moberly, MO; FT enrollment: 3,977)
  • Columbia College (about 66 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 13,975)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia (about 67 miles; Columbia, MO; FT enrollment: 29,599)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 80 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • State Fair Community College (about 94 miles; Sedalia, MO; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Southeastern Community College (about 94 miles; West Burlington, IA; FT enrollment: 2,251)

Public high school in Atlanta:

  • ATLANTA HIGH (Students: 105, Location: 600 S ATTERBERRY, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Atlanta:

  • ATLANTA ELEM. (Students: 118, Location: 600 S ATTERBERRY, Grades: KG-6)
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Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Missouri:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.2%
Whole state:  65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.8%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Missouri average:

10.9

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

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,62537
Mainline Protestant1,82617
Other3242
Catholic1802
Black Protestant1231
None4,488-
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: 3
Macon County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Macon County:

6.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

29.1%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

61.8%
Missouri:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Atlanta:

65.7%
Missouri:

46.9%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.2
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Atlanta:

12.8%
State:

21.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Atlanta:

6.9
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Atlanta:

28.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Atlanta:

70.5%
Missouri:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Atlanta:

82.9%
Missouri:

78.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Atlanta, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$1,948$23,3760$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,657$31,8840$0
Totals for Government 2$4,605$27,6300$0

4.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Missouri average:

6.69%

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 Randolph County, MO  0.54% ($28,344 average AGI)
from Adair County, MO  0.53% ($21,742)
from Boone County, MO  0.31% ($20,667)


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Missouri average:

6.91%

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 Randolph County, MO  0.66% ($25,410 average AGI)
to Adair County, MO  0.59% ($17,771)
to Boone County, MO  0.55% ($29,879)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTI (1560 AM; 1 kW; MACON, MO; Owner: CHIRILLO ELECTRONICS, INC.)
  • WPSN (1590 AM; 3 kW; HONESDALE, PA; Owner: DE WIT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTAD (930 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, IL; Owner: STARADIO CORPORATION)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KIRX (1450 AM; 1 kW; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX,INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KHMO (1070 AM; 5 kW; HANNIBAL, MO)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • KLTE (107.9 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRES (104.7 FM; MOBERLY, MO; Owner: KWIX, INC)
  • KRXL (94.5 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KTUF (93.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KIRX, INC.)
  • KIRK (99.9 FM; MACON, MO; Owner: KIRK, L.L.C.)
  • KHGN (90.7 FM; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: CARE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KWWR (95.7 FM; MEXICO, MO; Owner: KXEO RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:

  • KTVO (Channel 3; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: KTVO LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • K34CW (Channel 34; KIRKSVILLE, MO; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlanta)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • Atlanta East, Lat: 39.900083 Lon: -92.473417, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Atlanta East, Lat: 39.900083 Lon: -92.473417, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Atlanta East, Lat: 39.900083 Lon: -92.473417, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Atlanta East, Lat: 39.900083 Lon: -92.473417, Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQKV704
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2009, Expiration Date: 09/29/2019, Certifier: Chris MartinRegistrant: Glenmartin, 2101 West Brodway Suite 103, Pmb 241, Columbia, MO 65203, Phone: (660) 882-2734, Email:
  • Atlanta, 106 Marion St. (Lat: 39.898639 Lon: -92.479083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQON717
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2011, Expiration Date: 11/30/2021, Certifier: James SimonRegistrant: Missouri Rsa No. 5 Partnership D/B/A Chariton Valley Wireless Services, 1213 East Briggs Drive, Macon, MO 63552, Phone: (660) 395-9633, Fax: (660) 395-4403, Email:
  • ATLANTA, 1.1 Mi North Rt 63 (Lat: 39.919194 Lon: -92.473500), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: KCM89
    Assigned Frequencies: 2162.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6152.80 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/1992, Expiration Date: 08/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/27/1998Registrant: Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, 100 N Tucker Rm 9-B-8, St Louis, MO 63101
  • ATLANTA, .5 Mi W On City Rd (Lat: 39.898361 Lon: -92.499056), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: WEH501
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 01/04/2012, Expiration Date: 01/31/2022, Certifier: Gerald BednarRegistrant: Ameren Services Co., 1901 Chouteau Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63166-6149, Phone: (314) 554-3545, Fax: (314) 554-4242, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0YAQ, Grant Date: 07/17/1996, Expiration Date: 07/17/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2008, Registrant: Daniel H Schlipf, 711 N Atterberry, Atlanta, MO 63530
  • Call Sign: KC0ESP, Licensee ID: L01451065, Grant Date: 12/10/2008, Expiration Date: 12/21/2018, Registrant: Jesse L West, 217 E. Main, Atlanta, MO 63530
  • Call Sign: KC0SSK, Licensee ID: L00887268, Grant Date: 07/02/2004, Expiration Date: 07/02/2014, Certifier: Elizabeth A Robidoux, Registrant: Elizabeth A Robidoux, 21114 Northridge Ave, Atlanta, MO 63530
  • Call Sign: KD0IAK, Licensee ID: L01496273, Grant Date: 06/04/2009, Expiration Date: 06/04/2019, Certifier: Lori K Gardner, Registrant: Lori K Gardner, 401 E Main St, Atlanta, MO 63530

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

ATLANTA (Population served: 385, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2014)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Atlanta, MO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1479.1 years
John1184.8 years
Mary882.1 years
George878.3 years
Hazel681.2 years
Donald562.8 years
Thomas577.6 years
James572.8 years
Gladys484.3 years
Betty470.8 years
Most common last names in Atlanta, MO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Downey974.9 years
Baker768.7 years
Jones669.3 years
Harrison678.2 years
Nuhn655.0 years
Carnahan677.1 years
Thompson574.8 years
Butler584.8 years
Walker573.6 years
Williams575.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Atlanta compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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