Friday Factday 2018-04-12T00:15:57+00:00

Friday Factday

A closer look at a topics using local-level data, published on Fridays

Friday Factday: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Georgia

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday, Public Health|

Formerly called the Food Stamp Program (FSP), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides dietary assistance to low-income individuals and families through the distribution of food purchasing vouchers (in the form of EBT cards [...]

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Friday Factday: Births, Deaths, and Migration in Metro Atlanta (2017 Estimates)

By | March 30th, 2018|Categories: Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population|

Last week, we posted highlights of the recent release of 2017 County Population estimates by the Census Bureau. We compared the change in population 2016-2017 in the Atlanta Metro to that of other large [...]

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Friday Factday: Older Population Set to Outnumber Children in 2035 in the U.S.

By | March 19th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Friday Factday, Population|

The U.S. Census Bureau forecasts that by 2035, for the first time in the country's history, the 65 and over population will outnumber those under 18 years old.  This benchmark national demographic shift results [...]

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Friday Factday: Majority of Metro Atlanta Millennials Willing to Pay Higher Taxes to Expand Public Transit

By | March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Transportation|

           

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Friday Factday: Informing Transit Discussion–
What Does Metro Atlanta Speaks Say?

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Transportation|

There's been much in the press lately about the continuing public debate regarding possibilities for funding and implementing alternate transportation modes, with particular focus being placed on transit.  Part of the discussion has been [...]

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What Does Metro Atlanta Speaks Say?
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