Atlantic, IA

6,817 Population
8.3 square miles 819.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
819.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
65.5%
was 67.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.3%
was 1.2%
 
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 22.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
22.0%
was 22.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
18.6%
was 15.3%
 
Median Household Income
$40,290
was $37,397
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.6
44.5
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
398.2
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,448.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
3,419
was 3,462
 
Median Rent
$605
was $562
 
Total Building Permits
2
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
3,277
was 3,291
 
Homeownership Rate
64.0%
was 65.5%
 
Single Family Building Permits
2
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
411.1
was 416.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
10.7%
was 13.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.6
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.3
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
88.0%
was 90.0%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
21.1%
was 19.5%
 

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