Data Diversion: Census Day

By |2020-04-01T05:08:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|

April 1 this year is known in data circles not as April Fools Day, but rather as Census Day. In these times of pandemic, response to this decennial data collecton effort is even more critical than usual.

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Monday Mapday: COVID-19: Economically Vulnerable Groups

By |2020-03-30T08:26:19-04:00March 30th, 2020|Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Uncategorized|

With case numbers continuing to rise, the economic impact of COVID-19 continues to grow. This post's interactive maps overlay cases by county with measures of economic vulnerability.

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Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

By |2020-03-27T14:45:56-04:00March 27th, 2020|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Uncategorized|

As the USA tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 with social distancing and other measures, it's instructive and sobering to review the extent and rapidity of the coronavirus's spread across the world, the country, and the state of GA. These interactive maps provide data visualizations to track the pandemic.

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Monday Mapday: Older Adults–A Group Vulnerable to COVID-19

By |2020-03-23T11:57:23-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|

As we've all heard, our older adults have high vulnerability to coronavirus. This post provides some interactive maps that take a look at how our 65+ and 85+ populations are distributed across the state, in absolute and percentage terms.

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Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

By |2020-03-12T13:19:10-04:00March 12th, 2020|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|

This month's regional snapshot provides summary findings from an initial review of a just-released new and (vastly) improved version of a 100 Metros Data Dashboard. This tool enables easy access to interactive rankings of the top 10 major metros, across data in topic areas such as demographics, economics, health, and housing.

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Friday Factday: The Pet Care and Service Sector in Atlanta

By |2020-03-06T19:56:30-04:00March 6th, 2020|Friday Factday|

Just how much are we investing in our pets? This post takes a look at current household spending and pet service sector growth between 2007 and 2017.

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Regional Snapshot: 2020 Regional Housing Affordability

By |2020-02-27T17:51:09-04:00February 17th, 2020|Economic Development, Housing, Regional Snapshot|

This month's regional snapshot provides an assessment of regional housing affordability in the Atlanta region. Starting with a review of historic trends in housing construction and costs, the snapshot then steps through the definition of regional "subareas" based on inventory, price, and affordability characteristics.

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Monday Mapday: The Distribution of Georgia’s Black, Non-Hispanic Residents

By |2020-02-18T08:26:50-04:00February 17th, 2020|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|

Interactive maps taking a look at how our black, non-Hispanic population is distributed across the state today and how things have (or haven't) changed since 2000.

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