Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks: Perceptions of Life in Metro Atlanta

This month's Regional Snapshot begins to dig into the results from the 2017 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey, comparing responses among the counties surveyed and offering insights as to how different segments of the population responded. Each year since 2013, ARC and its community partners conduct the Metro Atlanta Speaks public opinion survey to take [...]

By | 2017-11-09T19:00:11+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Economy, Education, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Transportation|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks: Perceptions of Life in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: ARC Employment Centers: Core Locations for Jobs, not for Affordable Housing

This month's Regional Snapshot picks up where the July Regional Snapshot on Affordable Housing left off. In the October Regional Snapshot we take a deeper dive into affordable housing data, mapping it onto our region's employment centers in an effort to visualize the relationship between housing affordability and concentrations of regional employment. ARC's Employment [...]

By | 2017-10-12T19:53:14+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Economy, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: ARC Employment Centers: Core Locations for Jobs, not for Affordable Housing

Regional Snapshot: Possible Impacts of Automation on Jobs in Metro Atlanta

This month's Regional Snapshot looks at automation and the potential impact on metro Atlanta jobs.  Which occupations are at greater risk for automation?  Which jobs are "safe?"    Read on for the answers to these questions, and more… Highlights from this snapshot: Overall, employment growth is strong in metro Atlanta, but several occupations that [...]

By | 2017-09-14T19:41:46+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Possible Impacts of Automation on Jobs in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: 2017 Population Estimates

It’s that time of year again! Today ARC releases its 2017 Population Estimates.  How has the region changed over the last year?  How does our recent growth compare with years (and decades) past?  Where are we experiencing the greatest growth in the region?  Read on for the answers to these questions, and more… Highlights [...]

By | 2017-08-10T18:35:18+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2017 Population Estimates

Regional Snapshot: Affordable Housing

Overall, Atlanta is an affordable place... or is it?  Housing affordability is a concern, not just in the metro Atlanta region, but in communities throughout the nation. The July 2017 Regional Snapshot explores the region's housing affordability, identifying those factors that are challenges to maintaining affordability, and comparing the metro Atlanta region to our [...]

By | 2017-08-14T18:55:44+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Affordable Housing

Regional Snapshot: Arts & Culture

Beyond increasing our quality of life and enriching our culture, the Arts have a huge economic impact in metro Atlanta.​ The June 2017 Regional Snapshot takes a look at a recently released economic study, launches a new arts organization data dashboard, and shares related data and maps. Highlights: The nonprofit arts and culture industry [...]

By | 2017-06-27T18:37:13+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Arts & Culture

May 2017 Regional Snapshot: What we have learned from the I-85 bridge collapse

It has been just over a month since the I-85 bridge collapse. In the May 2017 Regional Snapshot, we take a look at the impacts on commuting patterns and local businesses in the vicinity of the bridge collapse. Summary: March 30: Fire underneath I-85 caused the bridge to collapse and altered the commutes for hundreds [...]

By | 2017-05-11T18:01:32+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Regional Snapshot, Transportation|Comments Off on May 2017 Regional Snapshot: What we have learned from the I-85 bridge collapse

Regional Snapshot: Connecting with Parks – A Regional Perspective

Exploring the Story of Metro Atlanta’s Greenspaces The April 2017 Regional Snapshot introduces a new interactive tool - the Connecting with Parks storymap - developed by ARC in response to a request from Park Pride seeking metrics to share at their 16th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference. Highlights: ARC has been active in greenspace [...]

By | 2017-04-17T18:23:50+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Connecting with Parks – A Regional Perspective

Regional Snapshot: Digital Skills—Through the Burning Glass

What and How Important Are Digital Skills? The March 2017 Regional Snapshot uses Burning Glass Labor Insight data to assess numeric trends and demand characteristics of job postings seeking general digital and advanced digital skills-- at national, peer metro, and Atlanta metro levels. Highlights: In Atlanta for 2016, 65 percent of postings (about 367,000) [...]

By | 2017-05-15T17:07:17+00:00 March 8th, 2017|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Digital Skills—Through the Burning Glass

Regional Snapshot: What have we learned about educational attainment?

How have the levels of educational attainment changed in metro Atlanta? The February 2017 Regional Snapshot looks at changes in educational attainment throughout the past decade on the metro, county, and local levels. Highlights: About 37 percent of adults in metro Atlanta have at least a bachelor’s degree, which ranks in the top [...]

By | 2017-02-07T14:52:54+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: What have we learned about educational attainment?
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