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: Occupation Growth & Demand Over Next Decade

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|

What occupations will be in the highest demand across the Atlanta Metro region--and which will grow (in absolute numbers) the most over the next decade?  Well to start, we need to make the distinction [...]

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Friday Factday: Aging by Race and Ethnicity

By | August 17th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Friday Factday, Population|

This may be old news to you, but the U.S. population is aging and is expected to continue to do so.  The Census Bureau currently projects that by 2035 older people will outnumber younger [...]

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Friday Factday: The Metro-Wide Rate of High School Diplomas

By | August 10th, 2018|Categories: Education, Friday Factday, Population, Race and Diversity|

A recent analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau found that, today, more than 90 percent of Americans age 25 and older hold a high school diploma or higher. Since 1997, the fastest climb has [...]

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Friday Factday: Workers with Disabilities

By | July 28th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Economy, Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity|

Signed on July 26, 1990 by President George H.W. Bush, the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, telecommunications, and state and local government [...]

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Friday Factday: AARP Livability Index for 2018

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: Friday Factday|

As part of its Livable Communities initiative, the American Association of Retired People (AARP) recently released its 2018 Livability Index results.  The highest level indicator reported in the results is the Livability Score, a [...]

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