Atlantic demographics profile

StatisticAtlanticIowaNational
Population6,8173,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8185591
Median age43.738.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish2%4%13%
Atlantic, IA has a population of 6,817 and is the 5,274th largest city in the United States. The population density is 818 per sq mi which is 1398% higher than the Iowa average and 803% higher than the national average. The median age in Atlantic is 44 which is approximately 15% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Atlantic, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 70% of Atlantic residents were born in Iowa, 29% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Atlantic is 1398% higher than Iowa.
  • The median age in Atlantic is 15% higher than Iowa.
  • In Atlantic 97.21% of the population is White.
  • In Atlantic 0.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Atlantic 0.44% of the population is Asian.

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Atlantic population breakdown by race

RaceAtlanticIowaNational
White97.21%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.31%3.32%12.63%
Asian0.44%2.14%5.22%
American Indian0.67%0.32%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.34%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.81%1.97%3.06%
Other race0.22%1.27%4.75%
In Atlantic, 3.6% 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.

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