Atlantic, VA Profile: Facts & Data

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Atlantic, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Atlantic Census Designated Place had a population of 912 as of July 1, 2018. Atlantic ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Atlantic is located at latitude 37.9034 and longitude -75.5064 in Accomack County. The formal boundaries for the Atlantic Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Accomack County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The Atlantic Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584800) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.


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Atlantic, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 912
Population in Households 907
Population in Familes 751
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 155
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,351
Average Household Income $53,808
Per Capita Income $22,595

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $182,391
Average Home Value $219,258
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 380
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 258
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.69% -0.04%
Households 0.76% 0.05%
Families 0.48% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

Atlantic, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Atlantic to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 380 36th
Population Density # 505 15th
Diversity Index # 197 67th
Median Household Income # 408 31st
Per Capita Income # 425 28th

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