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Population in 2012: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 

Males: 60  (46.3%)
Females: 71  (53.7%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Nebraska median age:  42.2 years

Zip code: 68923

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,472 (it was $32,708 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$54,472
NE:

$50,723
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,791

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $70,884 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Atlanta:

$70,884
NE:

$128,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $67,306; Detached houses: $77,241; Mobile homes: $9,680

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  • White alone - 130 (99.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atlanta: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (46.2%), Swedish (12.6%), Danish (9.1%), English (9.1%), Norwegian (7.7%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 2339 feet

Land area: 0.23 square miles.

Population density: 568 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlanta village:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 8.9%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Atlanta, Nebraska as of November 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlanta to the number of sex offenders is 131 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,050 (2.3%)

Atlanta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (150.1 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (544.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Holdrege, NE (2.7 miles ), Loomis, NE (2.8 miles ), Ragan, NE (3.2 miles) , Oxford, NE (3.4 miles ), Funk, NE (3.7 miles ), Bertrand, NE (3.7 miles ), Huntley, NE (3.8 miles) , Wilcox, NE (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 99.47 W

Area code: 308

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.3%
Nebraska:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +16 (+14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (34%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Utilities (17%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (22%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (15%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Personal appearance workers (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)


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Tornado activity:

Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/10/1985, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.9 miles away from the Atlanta village center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1993, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/30/1991 at 22:07:44, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2001 at 01:56:13, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Atlanta center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/16/2007 at 06:50:31, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.6 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/17/2003 at 17:31:59, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Atlanta center
On 7/18/1990 at 02:47:03, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Phelps County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Atlanta:

  • PHELPS MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 8 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)
  • HOLDREGE MEMORIAL HOMES, INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)
  • CHRISTIAN HOMES HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HOLDREGE, NE)

Amtrak station near Atlanta:

  • 8 miles: HOLDREGE (100 WEST AVE.) . 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:

  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 31 miles; Kearney, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,780)
  • Central Community College (about 68 miles; Grand Island, NE; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Fort Hays State University (about 104 miles; Hays, KS; FT enrollment: 4,978)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 149 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,702)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 153 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 6,591)
  • Northeast Community College (about 159 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 2,268)
  • Kansas State University (about 174 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)

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Notable locations in Atlanta: Atlanta Elevator (A), Atlanta (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

 
Phelps County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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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 that have no violations reported:

  • ATLANTA, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 130, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%

Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.0%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.8%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atlanta, NE

Atlanta compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly 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:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Other fuel (20%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atlanta village (based on Phelps County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.87%
Here66.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Free Church of AmericaLutheran ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents28.1%16.7%13.3%11.2%10.7%
Congregations17.9%17.9%17.9%7.1%3.6%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents5.8%4.7%3.8%1.7%4.0%
Congregations3.6%3.6%3.6%3.6%21.4%
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: 3
Phelps County:

3.28 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Phelps County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Phelps County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Phelps County:

29.5%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

12.9%

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$1,380
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$700
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,400
Totals for Government 0$0 3$3,480

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($68.70)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($68.70)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($61.07)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($53.44)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($7.63)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $30,000 ($229.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $16,000 ($122.14)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($7.63)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($106.87)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($45.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($106.87)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $9,000 ($68.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($114.50)
    All Other: $3,000 ($22.90)
    General Support: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Tax - Property: $14,000 ($106.87)
    NEC: $8,000 ($61.07)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($99.24)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($15.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($83.97)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $144,000 ($1099.24)

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,371 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Nebraska average:

7.03%

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 Buffalo County, NE  0.78% ($28,536 average AGI)
from Kearney County, NE  0.42% ($24,467)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.42% ($12,800)


7.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.40%
Nebraska average:

7.41%

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 Buffalo County, NE  1.46% ($36,472 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.75% ($20,259)
to Douglas County, NE  0.36% ($34,462)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KUVR (1380 AM; 1 kW; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KBRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; MCCOOK, NE; Owner: MCCOOK RADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlanta:

  • KLNE-FM (88.7 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KMTY (97.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KRVN-FM (93.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • K214DK (90.7 FM; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: TRI-STATE BROADCASTING ASSN., INC.)
  • K261BT (100.1 FM; HOLDREGE, ETC., NE; Owner: CHRISTIAN LAYMEN, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlanta:

  • KLNE-TV (Channel 3; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)
  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • K14IY (Channel 14; HOLDREGE, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 6 Mi Sw Of Holdrege Ne (Lat: 40.384722 Lon: -99.458889), Type: 324.8, Overall height: 292.3 m
    Registrant: 4024723611, Psautter@unlinfo.Unl.Edu, 1800 N 33RD ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 W 1 N (Lat: 40.379167 Lon: -99.483722), Call Sign: KNDT828, Licensee ID: L00059354
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/1997, Expiration Date: 08/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2002
    Registrant: Donald Fitch, Route 2 Box 43, Holdrege, NE 68949, Phone: (308) 337-2218

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ATLANTA, 1.25 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 40.384722 Lon: -99.458694), Overall height: 325.8 m, Call Sign: KPP28
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.90 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/1990, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 01/26/1998
    Registrant: At&t Communications Of The Midwest Inc, 1200 Peachtree St Ne Locn 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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