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The City of Atlanta had a population of 389 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 39.8982 and longitude -92.4803 in Macon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Atlanta (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Macon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Atlanta (GNIS ID: 2394015) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Atlanta is located within Township of Lyda, a minor civil division (MCD) of Macon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Atlanta population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Atlanta, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 389
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 226
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 334
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 389
Population in Familes 317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,136
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $32,668
Average Household Income $43,605
Per Capita Income $17,763


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 123 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $88,816
Average Home Value $214,837


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.14% -0.05%
Households 0.17% -0.13%
Families 0.78% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   2.59%

Atlanta, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 566 45th
Population Density # 291 72nd
Diversity Index # 510 50th
Median Household Income # 879 15th
Per Capita Income # 892 14th

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