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Atlas is a township in Genesee County, in the Flint metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Atlas. For links to other places called Atlas, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Atlas is 42.937N. The longitude is -83.534W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 7,257.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Atlas demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Genesee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Flint area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48438 ZIP code.
21% of Atlas residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Atlas ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Atlas was $27,960, compared with $21,587 nationally.
25% of Atlas residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Atlas, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $401. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,164.
Genesee County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Atlas political report.
The average commute time for Atlas workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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