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Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta

Last month, our regional snapshot focused on the region's physical health.  This month, we assess the health of public education in the metro region.  Inspired by the recently released Learn4Life (L4L)  State of Education in Metro Atlanta Annual Report, our team at ARC analyzed 10-county regional education data for a selection of key cradle-to-career indicators.  We [...]

By |2018-06-14T20:53:26+00:00June 14th, 2018|Education, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta

How healthy are we?  This month’s Regional Snapshot explores recently released public health data for the metro area to help answer this question. Datasets analyzed include: County Health Rankings: A collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, the annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including high school graduation [...]

By |2018-05-22T18:37:14+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Public Health, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta

Friday Factday: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Georgia

Formerly called the Food Stamp Program (FSP), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides dietary assistance to low-income individuals and families through the distribution of food purchasing vouchers (in the form of EBT cards since 2004) redeemable at authorized retailers in the United States.  The funding for SNAP is currently authorized through the Agricultural [...]

By |2018-06-07T13:11:34+00:00May 18th, 2018|Economy, Friday Factday, Public Health|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Georgia

Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Happy Hump Day, fellow data voyagers! Web Wednesday, a  new semi-weekly feature on 33 North,  is intended to remind us of recent "hot spots" on the data landscape, and point back to relevant resources and links to more learning on the given topic(s).   Yesterday, April 10th was Equal Pay Day, the day representing how far [...]

By |2018-04-12T02:29:37+00:00April 11th, 2018|Economy, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Equal Pay Day Was Yesterday

Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Just how expensive is it to live in metro Atlanta?  This month’s Regional Snapshot examines one tool used to answer that question - the 2017 Annual Cost of Living Index (COLI) produced by the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER).  Every quarter, C2ER coordinates with metro areas around the country to collect pricing [...]

By |2018-03-15T18:55:16+00:00March 15th, 2018|Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: The Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By |2018-02-15T14:57:17+00:00February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By |2018-03-29T13:12:29+00:00February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while it would be nice to be able to share with you a definitive map of where love is and is not in the metro region, data on such things, as you'd imagine, is impossible to obtain.  What about data on "proxies" for love, like for example, [...]

By |2018-02-14T16:02:37+00:00February 12th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

The maps below visually confirm what many already know to be the case:  racial demography in the Atlanta Metro region has shifted considerably since 2000.  In particular, the City of Atlanta, which began to experience considerable turnover in property ownership along with an upsurge in investment in historically black neighborhoods, saw these trends accelerate [...]

By |2018-02-06T22:46:12+00:00February 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region
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