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Atlanta, Kansas
Location within Cowley County and Kansas
Location within Cowley County and Kansas
KDOT map of Cowley County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Cowley
Area
 • Total 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Land 0.50 sq mi (1.29 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,434 ft (437 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 195
 • Estimate 
(2015)
193
 • Density 390/sq mi (151.2/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
67008
Area code 620
FIPS code 20-03050
GNIS feature ID 0470029

Atlanta is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 195.

History

Atlanta was founded in 1885. The first post office in Atlanta was established on August 14, 1885.

Geography

Atlanta is located at 37°26′7″N 96°46′7″W / 37.43528°N 96.76861°W / 37.43528; -96.76861 (37.435287, -96.768672). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.50 square miles (1.29 km2), all of it land.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Atlanta has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 330
1920 379 14.8%
1930 348 −8.2%
1940 286 −17.8%
1950 309 8.0%
1960 267 −13.6%
1970 216 −19.1%
1980 256 18.5%
1990 232 −9.4%
2000 255 9.9%
2010 195 −23.5%
Est. 2015 193 −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 195 people, 75 households, and 56 families residing in the city. The population density was 390.0 inhabitants per square mile (150.6/km2). There were 107 housing units at an average density of 214.0 per square mile (82.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 83.1% White, 4.1% Native American, 4.6% from other races, and 8.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.3% of the population.

There were 75 households of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.3% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 40.4 years. 27.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.1% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.8% male and 48.2% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 255 people, 99 households, and 70 families residing in the city. The population density was 507.8 people per square mile (196.9/km²). There were 116 housing units at an average density of 231.0 per square mile (89.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.20% White, 5.49% Native American, and 4.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.39% of the population.

There were 99 households out of which 29.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.3% were non-families. 28.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the city, the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 25.9% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $29,375, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $31,250 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,727. About 13.4% of families and 15.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.8% of those sixty five or over.

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