Friday Factday: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy St. Patrick's Day! To celebrate the greenest day of the year, this Friday Factday looks at Irish-American heritage and economic connections in metro Atlanta and Georgia.  For national-level trends, check out the U.S. Census Bureau Facts for Features page.

By | March 17th, 2017|Friday Factday|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Friday Factday: County-level health metrics

The charts below show selected health metrics for each of the counties in the 20-county region, as well as 10-county and 20-county aggregations. Numbers are provided for the following: Percentage of population without health insurance (an average of years 2011-2015) The cause of discharges from hospitals by chronic disease type (rate is per 100,000 [...]

By | March 10th, 2017|Friday Factday, Public Health|Comments Off on Friday Factday: County-level health metrics

Friday Factday: Women’s History Month

How are women continuing to make history in metro Atlanta? For the first Friday in March, we celebrate Women's History Month by looking at statistics related to females in the metro Atlanta region. For national-level statistics, see the U.S. Census Bureau's Facts for Features. 

By | March 3rd, 2017|Friday Factday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Women’s History Month

Crime in the Region: Perception (Metro Atlanta Speaks) + Trends (FBI Reports)

A growing share of respondents to the Metro Atlanta Speaks survey rate crime as the biggest problem for the region; yet, the survey also reveals that respondents consider crime a greater issue at the regional level than within their local communities Let's take a look at this compared to actual trends: Respondents in [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Special Features|Comments Off on Crime in the Region: Perception (Metro Atlanta Speaks) + Trends (FBI Reports)
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