StatisticAtlantaIllinoisNational
Population1,41512,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,12022891
Median age39.737.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish1%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Atlanta is 391% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Atlanta is 6% higher than Illinois
  • In Atlanta 94.84% of the population is White
  • In Atlanta 0.21% of the population is Black
  • In Atlanta 0.28% of the population is Asian

Compare Atlanta, IL Demographics

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      Atlanta population breakdown by race

      RaceAtlantaIllinoisNational
      White94.84%72.14%73.35%
      Black0.21%14.30%12.63%
      Asian0.28%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race4.45%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.21%5.86%4.75%
      In Atlanta, 0.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Atlanta age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Atlanta, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).