Monday Mapday: Student Loan Interest Deductions

Ah, fall is in the air.  The mornings are becoming increasingly crisp and cool, the stores are unpacking all of their Halloween merchandise, football season is in full swing, and metro Atlanta students returned to school six weeks ago! If your children are college age, returning to school this semester may have meant taking [...]

By | 2017-09-18T21:02:08+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Education, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Student Loan Interest Deductions

Monday Mapday: Charitable Contributions

As the Southeast pulls together in the wake of Hurricane Irma, charitable giving is in the forefront of our minds at ARC.  This week's Monday Mapday highlights charitable contributions by zip code in metro Atlanta.  Overall, metro Atlantans are a charitable bunch, with zip codes shaded in dark brown in the map below representing [...]

By | 2017-09-11T15:33:45+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Charitable Contributions

Monday Mapday: Time Spent Online

This week's Monday Mapday explores time spent online in the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area (MSA).  The map below shows the percentage of the adults,* by zip code, that spent an average of 2 to 4.9 hours online in a typical day.  Areas shaded in dark blue (including areas of Cherokee, Cobb, DeKalb, Fayette, Forsyth, [...]

By | 2017-08-28T18:55:18+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Economy, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Time Spent Online

Monday Mapday: Eclipse 2017 Path Across Georgia

DO NOT VIEW THE ECLIPSE WITHOUT SPECIAL "ECLIPSE GLASSES."  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS. A full solar eclipse will be visible across the continental United States today, with the best viewing in Georgia in the northeastern counties of Fannin, Union, Towns, White, Rabun, Habersham, Stephens, Franklin, Hart, and Elbert.  In these counties the Moon will completely [...]

By | 2017-08-22T15:43:14+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Eclipse 2017 Path Across Georgia

Monday Mapday: Home Sale Price Changes by Zip Code

When viewed at the zip code level, average home sale listing prices between 2012 and 2017 have increased everywhere across the 20-county Atlanta Metro Region*.  The magnitude of increase, however, exhibits significant variation based on where within the region a home was sold, with the largest increases being shown in blue and the smallest [...]

By | 2017-08-11T18:54:54+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Home Sale Price Changes by Zip Code

Monday Mapday: Diversity in Metro Atlanta Region

ESRI's diversity index provides an estimate of how likely two people, selected at random from the same geographic area, will belong to different racial or ethnic groups.  Available down to the block group level, an index value of 0 means an area exhibits "no diversity" and 100 means that there is "complete diversity."  The [...]

By | 2017-08-25T18:22:03+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Diversity in Metro Atlanta Region

Monday Mapday: Regional Health Care Costs

This map shows average health care costs, by county, in the Atlanta metropolitan statistical area (MSA).  Average health care costs include both health insurance and medical care costs. Areas shaded in dark blue (including Cherokee, Cobb, Fayette, Forsyth, and Fulton counties) represent average higher health care costs, ranging from nearly $6,000 to just under [...]

By | 2017-07-24T20:53:29+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Public Health|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Regional Health Care Costs

Monday Mapday: Atlanta Rents on the Rise

In keeping with the housing affordability theme, today's Monday Mapday explores metro Atlanta's rental market. Though rents are on the rise throughout the metro area, rental increases are greatest in the suburbs (as shown in the map below). Areas shaded in dark blue in North Fulton County show the highest percentage change in average [...]

By | 2017-07-17T21:13:35+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Atlanta Rents on the Rise

Monday Mapday: Population with No Health Insurance Coverage – 100 U.S. Metros

This map compares the most recent healthcare coverage data from the U.S. Census Bureau for the 100 largest U.S. metro areas, showing the percentage of population with no health insurance coverage. The areas in blue are metros with the highest uninsured rates, where 11.7% - 31.0% of residents do not have health insurance. Source: [...]

By | 2017-06-27T12:53:06+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Public Health|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Population with No Health Insurance Coverage – 100 U.S. Metros

Monday Mapday: Location of Low-Income Workers vs. Low-Income Jobs

The maps below show a spatial mismatch between the location of low-income workers and low-income jobs.  The first map shows the location of the region’s low-income workers by place of residence, with blue shades representing areas with the highest concentration of low-income workers.  As depicted in the map, the region’s low-income workers are primarily [...]

By | 2017-06-19T21:06:41+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Location of Low-Income Workers vs. Low-Income Jobs
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