Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By | 2018-02-15T14:57:17+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By | 2018-03-29T13:12:29+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:43:39+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Race and Diversity, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

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

Friday Factday: The Atlanta MSA’s Foreign Born Population:
by Global Region and Country of Origin

People born outside of the United States comprised an estimated 13.7% of the 29-county Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)'s population in 2016 and accounted for an estimated 5.1% of the region's population growth between 2015 and 2016.  In appreciation of the increasing and integral part that the foreign-born play in the regional community and [...]

By | 2018-01-25T20:36:44+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Atlanta MSA’s Foreign Born Population:
by Global Region and Country of Origin

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: 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

Monday Mapday: Native Americans in the Metro Region

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution to designate November 1990 as "National American Indian Heritage Month."  Since 1994, similar presidential proclamations have been issued every year.  Today, the month is recognized as "American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month."  The map below provides an estimate of the American Indian [...]

By | 2017-11-20T20:25:31+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Native Americans in the Metro Region
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