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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An examination of wage trends in low-wage jobs in Metro Atlanta, with comparisons to peer metros and cost of living.
An overview of how ischemic heart and vascular disease — the state's No. 1 killer — affects Atlantans today and how its impact has changed over time.
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.
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.