Atlantic, Virginia Population 2024

559

Atlantic is a city located in Accomack County Virginia. Atlantic has a 2024 population of 559. Atlantic is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by -0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 561 in 2020.

The average household income in Atlantic is $73,603 with a poverty rate of 7.5%. The median age in Atlantic is 50.1 years: 46.7 years for males, and 60.2 years for females.

Atlantic Demographics

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

  • White: 89.29%
  • Black or African American: 9.11%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
94.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.36% (-2)
The current population of Atlantic, Virginia is 559 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 561.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50089.29%
Black or African American519.11%
Asian91.61%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Atlantic Population by Race

Atlantic Population Pyramid 2024

Atlantic Median Age

50.1

Total

46.7

Male

60.2

Female

Atlantic Adults

There are 469 adults, (140 of whom are seniors) in Atlantic.

Atlantic Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Atlantic Sex Ratio

Female27148.39%
Male28951.61%

Atlantic Population by Age

Atlantic Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1962.597723
Married1312.9594.75.3
Non Family51025.574.5
Male1451000
Female0000

3.14

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Atlantic Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade5112.59%
Associates Degree7418.27%
Bachelors Degree112.72%
Graduate Degree194.69%
High School Graduate10626.17%
Less Than 9th Grade92.22%
Some College13533.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Atlantic Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atlantic Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White28727430
Hispanic58580
Black51130
Asian900

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.45%.

Atlantic Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$0$0$0
Some College$46,418$0$46,122

$0

Average Earnings

$0

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Atlantic Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atlantic Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Atlantic Language

87.32% of Atlantic residents speak only English, while 12.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.68% of the population.

Atlantic Language

Atlantic Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black513874.51%

7.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

14.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atlantic

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atlantic is Black, with 74.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atlantic is Black, with 74.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Atlantic Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.33%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Atlantic Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed42.22%
Female Unemployed0%

Atlantic Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atlantic Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$91,580
Households-$73,603
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Atlantic Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

78.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Atlantic Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Atlantic Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Atlantic Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Atlantic Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

14

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Atlantic Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+14
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Atlantic Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White143.93%

Atlantic Veterans by Race

Atlantic Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atlantic Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.2%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Atlantic Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Atlantic Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Atlantic Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

47.32%

Born in Atlantic

98.39%

Native Born

1.61%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.39% of Atlantic residents were born in the United States, with 47.32% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Atlantic Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202455900%
2023559-1-0.18%
2022560-10-1.75%
202157091.6%
2020561-212-27.43%
2019773-177-18.63%
2018950-69-6.77%
20171,019323.24%
2016987-124-11.16%
20151,111-129-10.4%
20141,24024724.87%
201399323430.83%
2012759334.55%
2011726-136-15.78%
201086200%

Atlantic Population by Year