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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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

Friday Factday: Informing Transit Discussion–
What Does Metro Atlanta Speaks Say?

There's been much in the press lately about the continuing public debate regarding possibilities for funding and implementing alternate transportation modes, with particular focus being placed on transit.  Part of the discussion has been on business needs and expectations, both currently and in the future.  Another aspect of the debate has revolved around Atlanta [...]

By | 2018-02-02T18:20:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Transportation|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Informing Transit Discussion–
What Does Metro Atlanta Speaks Say?

Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

As examined in a previous post on this blog, one aftereffect of the recession was decline in home ownership due to foreclosures and more stringent loan requirements.  According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, the post-recession home ownership rates have declined most sharply among householders who are African American, young, or [...]

By | 2018-01-30T15:30:25+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership
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