Population growth is declining recently, but what's happening to household size? Well, a little bit of everything, depending on where you look
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.
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.
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.
This next segment of our population decline series takes a look at death rates (total and age-adjusted) from 2000-2019, then reviews early indications for 2020 change.
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).
Data from two surveys show that housing affordability worries are all too real for Atlantans, and are growing despite initial policy efforts.
Job loss in Atlanta was bad (and our recovery is slow)--but it was worse by many other measures in many other places.
This post finds that the amount of regional travel to most industry destinations within the region has declined since early June, and median travel distances in all counties have declined at a slightly lower rate. Trips and trip distances do remain well above the levels seen during the statewide shelter-in-place order.
This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2019 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey, providing a detailed slide deck and a link to a really great Tableau data dashboard .