Friday Factday 2017-02-10T14:54:33+00:00

Friday Factday

A closer look at a topic using local-level data, published every Friday.

Friday Factday: Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Public Health|

July 26, 2017 celebrates the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush. The ADA prohibits discrimination, and guarantees that people with disabilities [...]

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Friday Factday: Homeownership and Household Formation Among Millennials

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Housing|

Nationally, the country is experiencing a delay in household formation among the millennial generation, as well as declining homeownership rates.  This week's Friday Factday explores these trends in the 10-county metro area. In terms [...]

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Hotlanta: Temperature Changes 2000-2017

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features|

Update through June, 2017: June 2017 was the first month with a below average temperature (-0.2°F) in Atlanta since January 2016! That's 16 months in a row of above average temperatures. What led [...]

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Friday Factday: Spending and Jobs Supported by Nonprofit Arts and Culture Industry

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday|

The recently released Arts and Economic Prosperity 5 Study by Americans for the Arts estimates the economic impact of the nonprofit arts and culture industry for 341 communities throughout the U.S. The upcoming Regional [...]

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Most and Least Affordable Areas for Housing Costs

By | June 9th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Housing|

A recent CityLab article highlights the nationwide challenge to afford housing. In very few areas (only 12 counties) can a worker making minimum wage and working 40 or fewer hours a week afford rent for a [...]

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