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Atlanta, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Atlanta had a population of 139 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Atlanta is located at latitude 40.3667 and longitude -99.4732 in Phelps County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Atlanta encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Phelps County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,339 feet.

The Village of Atlanta (GNIS ID: 2398005) 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 Village of Atlanta is located within Township of Industry-Rock Falls, a minor civil division (MCD) of Phelps County.


Atlanta, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 139 (100%)
Population in Households 139 (100.0%)
Population in Families 120 (86.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 601
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $73,602
Average Household Income $84,249
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $34,348
Wealth Index5 87


Total HU (Housing Units) 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 42 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $147,222
Average Home Value $169,767
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.58% 0.14%
Households 0.73% 0.35%
Families 0.49% 0.48%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
Owner Occupied HU   0.47%


Atlanta, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlanta to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 410 30th
Population Density # 371 36th
Median Household Income # 67 89th
Housing Affordability Index # 34 6th
Per Capita Income # 106 82nd
Diversity Index # 256 56th

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