COVID-19’s Toll on Older Atlantans

By |2021-05-10T13:09:53-04:00May 10th, 2021|Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions|

What has the magnitude of COVID-19 hospitalization and loss looked like in the Atlanta area? This post considers cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the inception of COVID-19 in Georgia through April 2021 and compares the numbers to the 10-county's 2019 population.

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Seniors Living Alone—Growing More Numerous

By |2021-05-04T15:00:25-04:00May 4th, 2021|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Public Health|

The number of seniors living alone has increased since 2000. This is the result of demographic trends and longer life expectancies, but it does present service delivery challenges that can't be ignored.

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A look at Black Arts in Atlanta

By |2021-04-29T13:54:11-04:00April 30th, 2021|Equity, Friday Factday|

Black arts organizations are one of the most critical components of our region's cultural diversity and renown. This mapping project offers a look at the breadth and depth of the community, as well as some of the marquee organizations that help keep the national spotlight on Atlanta's A&E community.

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Regional Snapshot: Weathering the Workforce Waves

By |2021-04-29T10:15:10-04:00April 29th, 2021|Economic Development, Economy, Regional Snapshot|

This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview o workforce conditions, with close looks at overall demographic and earning characteristics of ARC 10-County Region workers, as well as at job trends by period for (and profiles of) training-targeted high demand clusters

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A Portion of 2020 Census Data

By |2021-04-28T12:19:24-04:00April 27th, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity, Population|

The first data is out (finally) from the 2020 Census! Apportionment data and overall State resident counts have now been released. Data for Georgia reveal slow but steady growth, yielding no change in Congressional Representation but giving us the 8th state rank in population (up from 9th in 2010).

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Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

By |2021-04-15T21:54:23-04:00April 15th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Race and Diversity|

Taking a closer look at ways in which data from Metro Atlanta Speaks and other survey sources reveal the economic damage of the pandemic while finally indicating signs of at least an overall recovery.

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