For population 25 years and over in Atlanta:
For population 15 years and over in Atlanta city:
47 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,290 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bossier City, LA (49.9 miles , pop. 56,461).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (50.5 miles , pop. 200,145).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (153.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Queen City, TX (1.6 miles ), Bloomburg, TX (2.5 miles ), Bivins-McLeod, TX (3.0 miles ), Domino, TX (3.1 miles) , Douglassville, TX (3.4 miles) , Linden, TX (3.7 miles ), Rodessa, LA (3.8 miles ), Maud-Elliot Creek, TX (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.12 N, Longitude: 94.17 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,262 (+22.0%)
Area code: 903
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Crime in Atlanta detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (13 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -489 (-7.8%).
Work and jobs in Atlanta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Atlanta, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Atlanta-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the Atlanta city center killed one person and injured 5 people.
On 4/23/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center caused $170,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Atlanta-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/16/1997 at 19:07:27, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Atlanta center
On 8/4/2001 at 01:13:25, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/3/2001 at 10:46:13, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2007 at 13:22:21, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Atlanta center
On 4/22/2005 at 05:17:04, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cass County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ted Thompson - Football player, Tracy Lawrence - Country singer, Dave Webster - Football player, Derrick Blaylock - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Aug 23, 1979), Randy Garner - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Nov 28, 1977), Bessie Coleman - (1892-1926), United States pilot, Don Welchel - Baseball player, Hub Northen - Baseball player, Jim Lee Hunt - NFL football player, Phil Epps - Swag.
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Local government website: www.atlantatexas.org
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 15.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 20 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:TXDOT HWY 59 REST AREA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.5%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 58.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
181 people in nursing homes
12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Atlanta compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Atlanta (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Atlanta (based on Cass County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.69%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Atlanta government finances in 2002:
6.92% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,989 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:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,330 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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See more detailed statistics of Atlanta fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,110
Total average daily truck traffic: 103
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,110
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlanta)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Atlanta, TX)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 54 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlanta)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Atlanta)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlanta, TX