Population density (sq mi)8185791
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Atlantic is 1335% 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
  • In Atlantic 0.44% of the population is Asian

Compare Atlantic, IA Demographics


      Atlantic population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Atlantic age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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