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Atlanta is a town in Jackson Township, Hamilton County, Indiana, United States. The population was 822 at the 2006 census.



Atlanta is located at 40°12′50″N 86°1′32″W / 40.21389°N 86.02556°W / 40.21389; -86.02556 (40.213954, -86.025498)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²), all of it land. The town is noted throughout the area for the Atlanta New Earth Festival, held on the fourth weekend of September annually since 1973.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 761 people, 261 households, and 205 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,533.9 people per square mile (979.4/km²). There were 283 housing units at an average density of 942.3/sq mi (364.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.85% White, 0.66% Native American, 0.26% Asian, 1.45% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.10% of the population.

There were 261 households out of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.1% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.20.

In the town the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 33.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,036, and the median income for a family was $47,159. Males had a median income of $33,438 versus $22,011 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,342. About 5.5% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

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