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: 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?

Friday Factday: Perceptions of Our Biggest Problem–Atlanta and the State
A Stroll Through Different Polls

By | January 19th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics|

Polls have certainly gotten a great deal of attention lately, for better or worse!  Despite some of their shortcomings, polls can tell us some very interesting things, particularly when we are able to see [...]

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A Stroll Through Different Polls

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

By | January 12th, 2018|Categories: Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Race and Diversity|

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 [...]

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by Global Region and Country of Origin

Friday Factday: Declines in Mortgage Delinquency–
Masking Lingering Effects of Recession

By | January 5th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday, Housing|

When it comes to the economy, most of us would likely agree that, while things are better, we "got a ways to go yet". A recent article in the AJC examines the lingering impacts [...]

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Masking Lingering Effects of Recession

Friday Factday: A Toy (Spending) Story

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features, Uncategorized|

The holiday season is upon us!  It is a time for festivities and gift giving among friends and family--which means an increase in household spending.  According to polling by Gallup, average holiday spending per [...]

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