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CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

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.

By |2021-04-09T15:40:19-04:00April 9th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

This month's regional snapshot presents a detailed look at housing market conditions and affordability challenges, and reviews existing threats and aid initiatives.

By |2021-03-11T14:38:49-04:00March 11th, 2021|Equity, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

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.

By |2021-03-01T15:20:45-04:00March 1st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

Black Educational Attainment: A Half-Century of Pronounced Progress

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.

By |2021-02-24T14:04:18-04:00February 22nd, 2021|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Black Educational Attainment: A Half-Century of Pronounced Progress

Regional Snapshot: A Take on the Pandemic Economy

This month's regional snapshot presents an updated overview of public health and economic indicators from this persistent (and surging) pandemic.

By |2021-01-15T17:12:12-04:00January 15th, 2021|COVID-19, Economy, Public Health, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: A Take on the Pandemic Economy

The complexity of learning loss in a 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.

By |2021-01-07T16:09:38-04:00January 7th, 2021|COVID-19, Data Diversions, Education, Equity|Comments Off on The complexity of learning loss in a pandemic

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

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.

By |2020-11-18T09:30:22-04:00November 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

Regional Snapshot: 2020 Population Estimates-Lowdown on a Slowdown

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.

By |2020-08-28T12:58:35-04:00August 28th, 2020|Economic Development, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2020 Population Estimates-Lowdown on a Slowdown
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