Between 1990 and today, the Atlanta area's share of foreign-born residents has outpaced and surpassed both the state's and the nation's. This Friday Factday explores how the 10-County Metro Area's share of foreign-born residents has changed over time, and which counties have the largest shares.
The Fed recently found that 40 percent of Americans aren't able to handle a $400 emergency expense. This Monday Mapday uses Metro Atlanta Speaks data to consider how this plays out across the 13-county area.
Income inequality in Atlanta is among the worst in the country. This Friday Factday Special Feature looks at the issue by industry and educational attainment.
The monthly snapshot takes a look at public education in the metro and delves into precursors to success in later grades, graduation and college readiness.
The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]
An overview of poverty rates among Metro Atlanta's residents age 65 and older and how it compares to Georgia and the nation.