Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

Having a reliable place to live provides an essential component to being able to participate effectively in the labor market and maintain a decent quality of life.  For renters, especially those in lower-income areas, the possibility of eviction often looms as a persistent threat to this security, with the primary cause of most evictions [...]

By | 2018-05-14T20:07:28+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Female-Headed Households in the Metro Region

March is Women's History Month.  At 33n, we will be making women the focus of many of our posts this month -- in recognition of all the women who have shaped our history, are crafting our present, and will forge our future. For this Mapday, we are taking a look at where female-headed households [...]

By | 2018-03-06T15:35:16+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Population|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Female-Headed Households in the Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while it would be nice to be able to share with you a definitive map of where love is and is not in the metro region, data on such things, as you'd imagine, is impossible to obtain.  What about data on "proxies" for love, like for example, [...]

By | 2018-02-14T16:02:37+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

The maps below visually confirm what many already know to be the case:  racial demography in the Atlanta Metro region has shifted considerably since 2000.  In particular, the City of Atlanta, which began to experience considerable turnover in property ownership along with an upsurge in investment in historically black neighborhoods, saw these trends accelerate [...]

By | 2018-02-06T22:46:12+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

As examined in a previous post on this blog, one aftereffect of the recession was decline in home ownership due to foreclosures and more stringent loan requirements.  According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, the post-recession home ownership rates have declined most sharply among householders who are African American, young, or [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:30:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

Monday Mapday: Declining Share of 65 Plus Population
In (Most) Core Urban Areas in Region

The Atlanta Metro region as a whole experienced widespread growth in the proportion of residents that is 65 years and over between 2000 and the most recent American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates (2012-16). The map below shows the areas with the greatest change in proportion in dark purple and areas of more modest growth [...]

By | 2018-01-22T15:56:56+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Declining Share of 65 Plus Population
In (Most) Core Urban Areas in Region

Monday Mapday: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide

The foreign born population in Georgia grew by an estimated 65,474 people between 2011 and 2016.  At this same time, the number of foreign born naturalized citizens declined by 9,935.  The foreign born population accounted for an estimated 10% of the state's total population in 2016 and 14% of its growth from 2011 to [...]

By | 2018-01-09T17:24:42+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide

Monday Mapday: Growth in Hispanic Population: 20-County Metro Region

The recent release of 2012-16 American Community Survey (ACS) data gives us an updated ability to look at small-area changes in race/ ethnicity across the metro region.  The map below shows the change in share (in percentage points) of Hispanic and/or Latino population by census tract between 2010 and the 5-year period ending in 2016.  [...]

By | 2017-12-18T18:23:27+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Growth in Hispanic Population: 20-County Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Population Growth After the Recession–The Census Tract Story

Last Thursday, December 7th, the Census Bureau released an annual estimate series that we data nerds await with near-bated breath--almost like a little kid waiting for Santa (yes, really...yes, we know). Anyway, those data are the 5-year estimates from the American Community Survey. What makes them so useful is that they are reported at [...]

By | 2017-12-11T21:57:35+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Population Growth After the Recession–The Census Tract Story

Monday Mapday: A Major Trend of Minority Growth

Gwinnett County was once a smattering of predominantly white small towns, interspersed with acres of farmland. The County has however experienced significant changes over the last few decades, and is the focus of a recent article in the AJC exploring the impacts of and tensions inherent in those trends that have resulted in Gwinnett [...]

By | 2017-12-05T00:04:14+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Forecasts, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: A Major Trend of Minority Growth
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