Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

By |2021-06-21T16:36:05-04:00June 21st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|

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.

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Regional Snapshot: Dynamics of Neighborhood Change, 2000-2019

By |2021-06-21T12:59:26-04:00June 16th, 2021|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|

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.

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Population Growth Slowing, Part I (A Zoomed-In Preview)

By |2021-06-14T12:46:22-04:00June 14th, 2021|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Population, Uncategorized|

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.

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Degree Types by Age Cohort: Generational Change

By |2021-06-14T10:23:50-04:00June 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Education, Equity, Friday Factday, Other Demographics|

An examination of differences in the field of study among different generations of women and men in the Atlanta MSA.

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Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

By |2021-05-26T15:25:55-04:00May 26th, 2021|Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Public Health|

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.

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Spotlight On The 10-County’s Asian Community

By |2021-05-21T13:57:56-04:00May 21st, 2021|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|

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.

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The Long History of Low-Wage, High-Risk Work

By |2021-05-19T17:21:19-04:00May 19th, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity|

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.

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Regional Snapshot: Assessing Aging

By |2021-05-13T09:33:37-04:00May 13th, 2021|Age and Generations, Economic Development, Forecasts, Population, Public Health, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|

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.

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