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Population in 2012: 7,008 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 3,405  (48.6%)
Females: 3,603  (51.4%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Iowa median age:  44.4 years

Zip codes: 50022.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,087 (it was $33,370 in 2000)
Atlantic:

$37,087
IA:

$50,957
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,381

Atlantic city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,642 (it was $68,400 in 2000)
Atlantic:

$89,642
IA:

$126,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,875; Detached houses: $98,011; Townhouses or other attached units: $118,415; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,659; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,857; Mobile homes: $31,313

Median gross rent in 2012: $489.

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  • White alone - 6,712 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 216 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 28 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atlantic: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (31.8%), Danish (13.5%), Irish (9.5%), English (9.4%), United States (6.1%), French (3.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/26/1869

Elevation: 1215 feet

Land area: 8.15 square miles.

Population density: 860 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Atlantic:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic city:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

114 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Iowa:  3.7%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Atlantic, Iowa as of May 12, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Atlantic to the number of sex offenders is 1,001 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,310 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,402 (1.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Council Bluffs, IA (45.4 miles , pop. 58,268).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (53.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (380.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Marne, IA (2.5 miles) , Wiota, IA (2.5 miles) , Lewis, IA (2.8 miles ), Brayton, IA (3.3 miles) , Cumberland, IA (3.4 miles ), Walnut, IA (3.5 miles ), Anita, IA (3.6 miles ), Griswold, IA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $113,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2003: 26 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $256,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $190,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $270,000

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Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,274 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,726 (80.2%)

Area code: 712

Atlantic household income distribution Atlantic home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Atlantic by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010012221
per 100,000 0.014.10.00.014.929.729.728.014.1
Robberies 000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3652746811
per 100,000 41.284.870.129.2104.159.589.0111.9155.6
Burglaries 173428261721272155
per 100,000 233.4480.5392.4380.0252.8312.2400.5293.7778.2
Thefts 109118107949313912512468
per 100,000 1496.61667.61499.61373.91382.92066.61854.01734.5962.1
Auto thefts 4465410175
per 100,000 54.956.584.173.159.5148.714.897.970.7
Arson 010010112
per 100,000 0.014.10.00.014.90.014.814.028.3
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 292.3) 88.0131.9107.292.4109.5150.7143.6141.3139.8

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Crime rate in Atlantic detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Iowa average:

1.72

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Atlantic, Iowa accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.4%
Iowa:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -255 (-3.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Atlantic-area historical tornado activity is above Iowa state average. It is 192% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Atlantic city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1959, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atlantic-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Atlantic center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cass County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: William Appleman Williams - Historian, Ed Podolak - Football player, Frederick C. Loofbourow - Congressman, Harlan J. Bushfield - Politician, Lois Meredith - Actor, Michael Peterson (American football) - Football player, William A. Dawson - Congressman, Rick Heiserman - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Atlantic:

  • ATLANTIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1500 E 10TH STREET)
  • CASS COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 1500 EAST TENTH STREET)
  • HOME SWEET HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 16 WEST SIXTH STREET)
  • CASS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1501 EAST TENTH STREET)
  • ATLANTIC NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, 1300 EAST 19TH STREET)
  • CASS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1501 EAST TENTH STREET)
  • HERITAGE HOUSE (Nursing Home, 1200 BROOKRIDGE CIRCLE)

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Airports and heliports located in Atlantic:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic:

  • Iowa Western Community College (about 42 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,574)
  • Creighton University (about 50 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 6,479)
  • Metropolitan Community College Area (about 50 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 7,095)
  • University of Nebraska Medical Center (about 50 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 2,774)
  • Bellevue University (about 51 miles; Bellevue, NE; FT enrollment: 3,237)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (about 53 miles; Omaha, NE; FT enrollment: 9,853)
  • Drake University (about 72 miles; Des Moines, IA; FT enrollment: 4,382)

Public high schools in Atlantic:

Public elementary/middle schools in Atlantic:

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Library in Atlantic:

  • ATLANTIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $252,872; Location: 507 POPLAR ST; 36,133 books; 1,733 audio materials; 2,390 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches in Atlantic include: First United Presbyterian, 616 Chestnut

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Notable locations in Atlantic: Nishna Hills Golf Club (A), Atlantic Country Club (B), Farm Service Co-op Elevator (C), Sunnyside Park Campground (D), Cass County Fairground (E), Medivac Ambulance (F), Atlantic City Hall (G), Cass County Courthouse (H), Atlantic Police Department (I), Cass County Sheriffs Office (J), Atlantic Fire Department (K), Atlantic Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atlantic include: Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), First Church of Christ (C), Community of Christ Church (D), Atlantic Gospel Chapel (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), Sunnyside Bible Chapel (G), Church of God of Prophecy (H), First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Southlawn Memorial Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Atlantic include: Sunnyside Park (1), Soldiers Monument (2), Site of First House in Atlantic Historical Marker (3), Atlantic City Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: J & B Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 606 Mulberry Street).

Hotels: Days Inn Atlantic IA (64968 Boston Road), Hawkeye Personal Storage (909 East 4th Street), Econo Lodge (Junction I 80 And 71 North), Main Street Grill (222 Chestnut Street), Chestnut Charm Bed & Breakfast (1409 Chestnut Street), Super 8 Motel (1902 East 7th Street), Hawkeye Motel (1104 East 7th Street).

Courts: Cass County - Clerk Of Court (Courthouse), Cass County Court Attendants Office (5 West 7th Street Suite A).

 
Cass County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • ATLANTIC MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (Address: 15 W 3RD ST PO BOX 517, Population served: 7406, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.8%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 28.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atlantic, IA

People in group quarters in Atlantic in 2010:

  • 143 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Atlantic in 2000:

  • 148 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other group homes

Atlantic compared to Iowa state average:

Atlantic, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Atlantic (2011 data):

  • First Whitney Bank and Trust: Drive-In Branch at 700 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1982/11/01; First Whitney Bank And Trust at 223 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $166.4 mil, Deposits: $146.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Whitney Corporation Of Iowa
  • Great Western Bank: Atlantic Branch at 1407 East 7th Street, branch established on 1995/06/10. Info updated 2010/06/08: Bank assets: $8,458.0 mil, Deposits: $6,362.5 mil, headquarters in Watertown, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: National Australia Bank Limited
  • Rolling Hills Bank & Trust: at 1307 East 7th Street, branch established on 1876/07/01. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $207.1 mil, Deposits: $173.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Anita Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Atlantic Branch at 600 Chestnut Street, branch established on 1933/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic, Iowa:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 64968 Boston Rd, Atlantic, IA 50022 , Phone: (712) 243-4067, Fax: (712) 243-1713
  • Super 8 Motel, 1902 E 7TH St, Atlantic, IA 50022 , Phone: (712) 243-4723, Fax: (714) 243-2864
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Atlantic, Iowa

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atlantic travel time to work - commute


Atlantic mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atlantic city (based on Cass County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.16%
Here73.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of Christ
Adherents23.2%17.2%14.1%9.9%9.2%
Congregations26.8%12.2%7.3%4.9%12.2%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Presbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents7.4%7.1%3.6%1.9%6.3%
Congregations9.8%2.4%2.4%2.4%19.5%
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: 7
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.72 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Cass County:

11.55 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Cass County:

9.0%
State:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.7%
State:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
Iowa:

14.5%

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
Other Government Administration 5$17,136$41,1260$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$45,652$39,1300$0
Police - Other 3$7,764$31,0560$0
Firefighters 3$9,130$36,5200$0
Streets and Highways 7$20,906$35,8390$0
Airports 1$2,232$26,7840$0
Sewerage 4$12,374$37,1220$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,512$42,1440$0
Local Libraries 2$5,354$32,1244$1,854
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$830
Totals for Government 40$124,060$37,2186$2,684

Atlantic government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $2,302,000 ($328.48)
    Electric Utilities: $582,000 ($83.05)
    Sewerage: $484,000 ($69.06)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($50.09)
    Water Utilities: $100,000 ($14.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $76,000 ($10.84)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,895,000 ($698.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,010,000 ($144.12)
    Police Protection: $886,000 ($126.43)
    Water Utilities: $642,000 ($91.61)
    General - Other: $569,000 ($81.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $360,000 ($51.37)
    Sewerage: $311,000 ($44.38)
    Financial Administration: $285,000 ($40.67)
    Libraries: $217,000 ($30.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $205,000 ($29.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $194,000 ($27.68)
    Health - Other: $85,000 ($12.13)
    Air Transportation: $65,000 ($9.28)
    General Public Buildings: $64,000 ($9.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($3.57)
    Central Staff Services: $25,000 ($3.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($3.28)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($1.43)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($16.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000 ($39.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $46,000 ($6.56)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $400,000 ($57.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $214,000 ($30.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $193,000 ($27.54)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($8.56)
    Police Protection: $34,000 ($4.85)
    Water Utilities: $27,000 ($3.85)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($1.71)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($1.43)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($1.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,893,000 ($412.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $77,000 ($10.99)

Atlantic government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $700,000 ($99.89)
    All Other: $222,000 ($31.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($4.00)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($2.43)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,550,000 ($363.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $122,000 ($17.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $347,000 ($49.51)
    All Other: $17,000 ($2.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $371,000 ($52.94)
    Interest Earnings: $111,000 ($15.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $28,000 ($4.00)
    Rents: $24,000 ($3.42)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.57)
    Special Assessments: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,342,000 ($1047.66)
    Water Utilities: $1,024,000 ($146.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $608,000 ($86.76)
    All Other: $33,000 ($4.71)
  • Tax - Property: $2,592,000 ($369.86)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $583,000 ($83.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $118,000 ($16.84)
    Other License: $28,000 ($4.00)

Atlantic government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,235,000 ($1603.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,310,000 ($1471.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,715,000 ($244.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $790,000 ($112.73)

Atlantic government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $244,000 ($34.82)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,839,000 ($1261.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,137,000 ($304.94)

5.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Iowa average:

6.30%

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 Pottawattamie County, IA  0.69% ($29,162 average AGI)
from Audubon County, IA  0.45% ($24,583)
from Polk County, IA  0.37% ($38,400)


5.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Iowa average:

6.47%

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 Polk County, IA  0.63% ($32,853 average AGI)
to Pottawattamie County, IA  0.47% ($37,320)
to Douglas County, NE  0.37% ($29,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atlantic:

  • KJAN (1220 AM; 0 kW; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atlantic:

  • KSOM (96.5 FM; AUDUBON, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS L.C.)
  • KXKT (103.7 FM; GLENWOOD, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSWI (95.7 FM; ATLANTIC, IA; Owner: MEREDITH COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KNOD (105.3 FM; HARLAN, IA; Owner: WIRELESS BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Atlantic:

  • KHIN (Channel 36; RED OAK, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KYNE-TV (Channel 26; OMAHA, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Atlantic, Iowa:
  • Fatal accident count: 13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Iowa average:
  • Fatal accident count: 80
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 124
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 25
  • Fatalities: 87
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 201
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Atlantic fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Atlantic)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 106 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Atlantic, IA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Atlantic)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Atlantic)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Atlantic


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atlantic, IA

Most common first names in Atlantic, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7878.6 years
William6678.2 years
Mary6582.2 years
Robert5870.9 years
Anna5585.8 years
Donald4473.5 years
Harold4077.4 years
James3877.3 years
Marie3885.9 years
Harry3878.6 years
Most common last names in Atlantic, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nelson6181.5 years
Anderson5779.3 years
Hansen4978.4 years
Johnson4880.4 years
Christensen4678.4 years
Petersen3680.8 years
Smith3580.4 years
Jensen3081.2 years
Miller2780.0 years
Andersen2780.1 years
Businesses in Atlantic, IA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Burger King1SAS Shoes1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Jones New York1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets5U.S. Cellular1
McDonald's1UPS1
New Balance1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Atlantic, IA


Atlantic on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 least racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 (50022) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Kerry T. Namanny (1)
  • Kenneth D. Namanny (1)
  • Bruce Watson (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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