Atlanta, Texas Population 2021

5,432
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Atlanta is a city located in Cass County Texas. With a 2020 population of 5,432, it is the 346th largest city in Texas and the 4542nd largest city in the United States . Atlanta is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -4.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,675 in 2010. Atlanta reached it's highest population of 6,272 in 1980. Spanning over 13 miles, Atlanta has a population density of 435 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atlanta is $58,853 with a poverty rate of 23.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $724 per month, and the median house value is $87,700. The median age in Atlanta is 45.5 years, 36.8 years for males, and 50.7 years for females.

Atlanta Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Atlanta was:

  • White: 56.31%
  • Black or African American: 33.59%
  • Two or more races: 7.24%
  • Asian: 2.57%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Atlanta, Texas is 5,432 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,492.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,675.

Atlanta, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,09456.31%
Black or African American1,84633.59%
Two or More Races3987.24%
Asian1412.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.29%
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Atlanta Population by Race

Atlanta Population Pyramid $2021

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Atlanta Median Age

45.5


Total

36.8


Male

50.7


Female

Atlanta Adults

There are 4,300 adults, (1,321 of whom are seniors) in Atlanta.

Atlanta Age Dependency

84.5

Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlanta Sex Ratio

Female

2,853

51.92%

Male

2,642

48.08%

Atlanta Population by Age

Atlanta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atlanta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
Non Family76.5%23.5%
All69.9%30.1%
Male64.1%35.9%
Female36.3%63.7%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atlanta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1642.4769.9
Married1,0182.8977
Non Family7241.176.5
Female3443.7436.3
Male784.0964.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Atlanta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade952.41%
9th to 12th Grade50812.88%
High School Graduate1,36534.61%
Some College81420.64%
Associates Degree1573.98%
Bachelors Degree71818.20%
Graduate Degree2877.28%
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Atlanta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atlanta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,4232,219842
Black1,242942126
2+ Races12546
Hispanic1176318
Asian917119
Native American1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.75%.

Atlanta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,398$31,742$24,545
Less Than 9th Grade$17,750$$17,563
High School Graduate$31,580$31,182$33,333
Some College$23,243$23,603$22,938
Bachelors Degree$41,763$41,062$46,750
Graduate Degree$112,885$134,297$

$30,398

Average Earnings

$31,742

Average Male

$24,545

Average Female

Atlanta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atlanta Language by Age

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Atlanta Language

92.90% of Atlanta residents speak only English, while 7.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Atlanta Language

Atlanta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,82777242.26%
Hispanic29025688.28%
White2,9202237.64%
Multiple39818245.73%
Asian1415438.30%

23.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlanta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlanta is Hispanic, with 88.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlanta is White, with 7.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.88%.

Atlanta Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.44%
Some College19.98%
High School17.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.30%

Atlanta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed57.94%
Female Employed11.20%
Male Employed10.00%

Atlanta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atlanta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,286$58,853
Families$41,610$63,332
Married Families$42,333-
Non Families$33,438$43,084
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Income by Household Type

Atlanta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlanta Married by Age and Sex

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Atlanta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Atlanta Marital Status by Race

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Atlanta Marital Status

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349

Number of Veterans

349

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam137
First Gulf War71
Second Gulf War62
Korea52
World War II

Atlanta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+138
35 to 5485
65 to 7468
18 to 3430
55 to 6428

Atlanta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28310.56%
Black412.96%
2+ Races2520.00%

Atlanta Veterans by Race

Atlanta Veterans by Education

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19.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlanta Veterans by Education

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57.3%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Atlanta Employment by Age

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Atlanta Employment by Race

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Atlanta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.35%

Born in Atlanta

96.94%

Native Born

3.06%

Foreign Born

2.07%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.94% of Atlanta residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in Texas. 2.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atlanta Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,432-20-0.37%
20205,452-20-0.37%
20195,472-20-0.36%
20185,492260.48%
20175,466-41-0.74%
20165,507-22-0.40%
20155,529-4-0.07%
20145,533-39-0.70%
20135,572140.25%
20125,558-61-1.09%
20115,619-45-0.79%
20105,664-81-0.14%
20005,745-373-0.63%
19906,118-154-0.25%
19806,2721,2652.28%
19705,0079312.08%
19604,0762940.75%
19503,7820.00%

Atlanta Population by Year