In the last decade, multifamily housing has driven a significant share of the population growth in core areas of our region. Multifamily activity has slowed in recent years, and even in the heyday years of Atlanta multifamily construction, building in the sector was relatively constrained compared to single-family in Atlanta and to multifamily building in other metros.
June's regional snapshot traces the socioeconomic and demographic change as reflected in and through two decades of census- tract level population shifts in the Atlanta Region. These meta-trends are clearly illustrative of increased race and class segregation across the area.
Population is still growing at a healthy clip in our area, but this growth was ebbing some even prior to the pandemic. We look at some ESRI data that indicates that, while fewer small areas are losing population 2010-2020 as compared to the last decade, fewer tracts are growing as quickly as they did during the 2000-2010 period. And overall, our region's growth rate has slowed 2010-2020.
An examination of differences in the field of study among different generations of women and men in the Atlanta MSA.
To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.
Memorial Day is a time to remember lives lost in service to our country. This Monday Mapday celebrates all veterans by looking at rates of veteran residents across the state, as well as taking a look at how many World War II,
Atlanta's Asian community is its fastest-growing racial group. This post dives into more detail about this population, its foreign-born members and where its immigrants hail from.
150 years ago, Atlanta's washerwomen launched a strike against unsafe working conditions. Today, the housekeeping sector remains female-dominated and underpaid, with workers facing renewed health concerns.
This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview of senior demographics (historic trends and likely future), andl presents the latest data on pandemic-related and other public health challenges. for these age groups.