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.
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.
To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.
Exploring past trends and the present landscape of owner and renter housing in the 10-county area.
This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview of senior demographics (historic trends and likely future), andl presents the latest data on pandemic-related and other public health challenges. for these age groups.
Introducing a new dashboard that visualizes change (total and by race/ ethnicity) over the last 20 years for regional and county 65+ and 75+ populations.
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.
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
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.
A whirlwind look at wage trends (high, middle, low) pre- and post-pandemic...nationally and locally