A whirlwind look at wage trends (high, middle, low) pre- and post-pandemic...nationally and locally
Explore our new occupation demand and supply data dashboard, which focuses on the economic health and workforce characteristics of the ARC WorkSource Plan's five target occupation clusters.
This month's regional snapshot presents a detailed look at housing market conditions and affordability challenges, and reviews existing threats and aid initiatives.
About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.
The Atlanta Black population's higher educational attainment has soared over the last fifty years. The share of Black higher ed degree holders has grown by 500 percent since 1970, besting the related share in the rest of the population, which grew by 350 percent.
This month's regional snapshot presents an updated overview of public health and economic indicators from this persistent (and surging) pandemic.
Prior to the COVID pandemic, students in the metro Atlanta region were making progress in 3rd grade literacy, with rates of students proficient and above increasing 5 percentage points between the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 academic years. For Black and Latinx students the percentage of students proficient and above in 3rd grade literacy increased by 5 and 4 percentage points respectively. The pandemic’s impact on our education and social structures, however, is threatening these gains.
This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey. This year's survey measures impacts from and perceptions of COVID-19.
ARC's 2020 major jurisdiction population estimates. The 10-county region’s population increased by 1.2 percent and now stands at 4,692,000 — more than that of 24 states. A significant reduction in job growth has resulted in slowing of the region’s population growth, to the lowest level of the last four years.
A county-level look at rates of grandparents living with grandchildren across the state of Georgia.