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Population (year 2000): 7,257. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,959 (-4.1% change)
Males: 3,424 (47.2%), Females: 3,833 (52.8%)

Cass County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 41.6 years
Median household income: $33,370 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,200 (year 2000)

Atlantic, IA residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Atlantic:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (34.4%), Danish (15.0%), Irish (11.8%), English (9.7%), United States (4.9%), Swedish (4.3%).

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Elevation: 1215 feet

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Atlantic,

For population 25 years and over in Atlantic

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atlantic city

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1.1% Foreign born

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



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bluffs, IA Council (59.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NE Omaha, (69.5 miles pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (504.6 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Marne, IA (7.7 miles) , IA (8.4 miles Lewis, Wiota, IA (8.5 miles) , Brayton, IA (11.5 miles) , IA (13.0 miles Cumberland, Horn, IA (13.6 miles Elk IA (14.5 miles Griswold, IA (15.5 miles Walnut,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 25 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 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

Latitude: 41.40 N, Longitude: 95.01 W

Area code: 712


Atlantic, Iowa business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.1%), Educational,health and social services (20.9%), Retail trade (14.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,079 (+14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,737 (78.8%)


 

Crime in Atlantic by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 13.8 0.0
Robberies 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Assaults 3 6 5
    per 100,000 41.3 82.7 68.9
Burglaries 17 34 28
    per 100,000 234.3 468.5 385.8
Thefts 109 118 107
    per 100,000 1502.0 1626.0 1474.4
Auto thefts 4 4 6
    per 100,000 55.1 55.1 82.7
89.2 124.3 106.4


Average climate in Atlantic, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Atlantic,

Atlantic-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/27/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 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 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Atlantic:
  • CASS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1501 EAST TENTH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Atlantic:
  • AUDUBON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; AUDUBON, IA)
  • SHELBY COUNTY MYRTUE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; HARLAN, IA)
  • MONTGOMERY COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; RED OAK, IA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Atlantic:
  • EPPLEY AIRFIELD (about 61 miles; OMAHA, NE; ID: OMA)
  • DES MOINES INTL (about 95 miles; DES MOINES, IA; ID: DSM)
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 98 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Atlantic:
  • ATLANTIC MUNI (about 2 miles; ATLANTIC, IA; ID: AIO)
  • ANITA MUNI-KEVIN BURKE MEMORIAL FIELD (about 18 miles; ANITA, IA; ID: Y43)
  • AUDUBON COUNTY (about 22 miles; AUDUBON, IA; ID: ADU)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 2 $3,880 $23,280 0 $0
Other Government Administration 4 $13,392 $40,176 1 $666
Firefighters 3 $8,974 $35,896 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $20,118 $30,177 1 $378
Airports 1 $1,878 $22,536 1 $826
Health 0 $0   1 $688
Sewerage 4 $9,828 $29,484 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 1 $2,972 $35,664 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $4,504 $27,024 6 $3,282
Other and Unallocable 0 $0   1 $1,198
Police Protection - Officers 12 $32,168 $32,168 0 $0
Totals for Government 37 $97,714 $31,691 11 $7,038


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atlantic:
  • IOWA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,840)
  • BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; BELLEVUE, NE; FT enrollment: 2,723)
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE AREA (about 67 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 6,175)
  • NORTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; MARYVILLE, MO; FT enrollment: 5,620)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA (about 81 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 10,150)
  • CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 5,806)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 81 miles; OMAHA, NE; FT enrollment: 2,448)
Public high school in Atlantic:
  • ATLANTIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 480; Location: 1201 E 14TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Atlantic:
  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 434; Location: 500 E 14TH ST; Grades: PK - 03)
  • ATLANTIC MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 1100 LINN ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SCHULER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 1100 LINN ST; Grades: 04 - 05)
Library in Atlantic:
  • ATLANTIC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $175,334; Location: 507 POPLAR; 30,432 books; 1,049 audio materials; 869 video materials; 92 serial subscriptions)

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

Churches in Atlantic include: Evangelical Free Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church (C), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Church of Christ (G), First United Methodist Church (H).

Cemetery: Southlawn Memorial Gardens (1).

Creek: Buck Creek (A).

Parks in Atlantic include: Sunnyside Park (1), Atlantic City Park (2), Soldiers Monument (3), Site of First House in Atlantic Historical Marker (4).

Post office: (A).  


Atlantic compared to Iowa state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMA (960 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: KMA BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KYFR (920 AM; 5 kW; SHENANDOAH, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOMJ (590 AM; 5 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KLNG (1560 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA)
  • KOZN (1620 AM; 10 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, 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)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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