Atlanta is a tiny town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 802 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Atlanta is the 505th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Atlanta is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Atlanta is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Atlanta who work in sales jobs (25.55%), office and administrative support (9.15%), and management occupations (8.83%).
A relatively large number of people in Atlanta telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.89% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The overall crime rate in Atlanta is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Atlanta has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Atlanta a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Atlanta doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Atlanta has a very low overall level of education: only 7.22% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Atlanta in 2010 was $16,650, which is low income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,600 for a family of four.
The people who call Atlanta home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Atlanta residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Atlanta include Irish, French , English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Atlanta is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.