National Hispanic Heritage Month: Regional Population Trends

By |2021-09-17T15:11:19-04:00September 16th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Equity, Forecasts, Population, Race and Diversity|

This month (September 15-October 15) is Hispanic Heritage Month. We have a commemorative compendium of the latest data on this core growth component of our region's population. Installment 1 of 3 is current population trends!

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Sizing Up Trends in Household (Size): 1990-2020 Censuses

By |2021-09-15T17:59:27-04:00September 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|

Population growth is declining recently, but what's happening to household size? Well, a little bit of everything, depending on where you look

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A decade of change: population and demographics in Metro Atlanta

By |2021-08-13T17:08:45-04:00August 13th, 2021|Friday Factday|

What can the 2020 Census teach us about our counties and region? This dive into the data looks at change since 1970, current demographics and offers data downloads for the curious and data-driven.

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Initial insights from the 2020 Census: Superdistrict population and demographic change

By |2021-08-13T14:26:31-04:00August 13th, 2021|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|

The U.S. Census just released its 2020 results. Here's a look at some initial insights of our population and demographic change. Spoiler alert: We are continuing the trend toward more diversity.

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Housing’s Headache(s): Relief and Lingering Ailments

By |2021-08-09T11:08:53-04:00August 6th, 2021|COVID-19, Equity, Friday Factday, Housing|

Another recent CDC moratorium has provided a housing "stay" for millions of renters facing back rent hurdles. We take a closer look at the issues and highlight some data and policy resources to explore the landscape further.

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The Changing Population (Growth) Picture Part II: Pause or Permanent?

By |2021-08-02T10:41:22-04:00July 30th, 2021|Economic Development, Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health|

We close our population decline series with a review of factors and an overview of recent Census Bureau estimates, along with the first-issued results of the 2020 Census, which appear to indicate that we are headed for at least a few years of slowing growth.

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