A year’s worth of pandemic effects: The Small Business Pulse Survey’s final data release

By |2021-07-21T11:06:24-04:00July 21st, 2021|Data Diversions, Economy|

What can data from the Small Business Pulse survey tell us about how Atlanta's businesses fared and what they expect in the near future? This blog post explores a few findings from the final data from the Small Business Pulse Survey.

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Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Cost of Living, 2021 Update

By |2021-07-14T14:11:34-04:00July 14th, 2021|Economy, Housing, Regional Snapshot|

How does Atlanta's cost of living compare to metros across the country? This Snapshot explores findings from the annual Cost of Living Index created by the Council for Community and Economic Research.

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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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