Atlanta, Texas

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Atlanta is a city in Cass County, Texas, United States. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 5,745.

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History

Atlanta was named after Atlanta, Georgia.[3]

Geography

Atlanta is located at 33°7′6″N 94°10′0″W / 33.11833°N 94.166667°W / 33.11833; -94.166667 (33.118228, -94.166537).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1 square miles (28.7 km²), of which, 10.9 square miles (28.3 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.17%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 5,745 people, 2,254 households, and 1,571 families residing in the city. The population density was 525.4 people per square mile (202.9/km²). There were 2,556 housing units at an average density of 233.8/sq mi (90.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 68.13% White, 29.23% African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.49% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

There were 2,254 households out of which 32.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.0% were married couples living together, 18.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.98.

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