Data Diversion: Update on COVID-19 and Older Adults

While the medical and public health communities continue to work towards flattening the curve for COVID-19 infections, data continues to show that older adults may be at higher risk for severe illness from coronavirus. A few weeks ago on this blog, we provided information on the spatial distribution of the senior population in Georgia: https://33n.atlantaregional.com/monday-mapday/monday-mapday-older-populations [...]

By |2020-04-16T14:49:42-04:00April 15th, 2020|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Public Health|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Update on COVID-19 and Older Adults

Monday Mapday: Older Adults–A Group Vulnerable to COVID-19

As we've all heard, our older adults have high vulnerability to coronavirus. This post provides some interactive maps that take a look at how our 65+ and 85+ populations are distributed across the state, in absolute and percentage terms.

By |2020-03-23T11:57:23-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Older Adults–A Group Vulnerable to COVID-19

Friday Factday: Labor Force Participation, 2000 vs. 2018

Take a look at how labor force participation rates among different age groups today compare to the year 2000 as well as how representation of different age groups in the workforce has changed over time.

By |2020-01-31T17:03:32-04:00January 31st, 2020|Age and Generations, Economy, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Labor Force Participation, 2000 vs. 2018

Data Diversion: Learning from Student Movement Across Atlanta

Two maps — one showing college students' movement and another showing high school students' movement over the course of a week in Atlanta — offer an idea of just how much of the city these students' might regularly experience.

By |2019-11-21T16:45:36-04:00November 19th, 2019|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Equity|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Learning from Student Movement Across Atlanta

Web Wednesday: Trick-or-Treaters — Tiny Trickle or Fearful Flood?

Trick-or-treaters might SEEM to be everywhere, but do the data say that it's an illusion?

By |2019-10-31T09:25:00-04:00October 30th, 2019|Age and Generations, Population, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Trick-or-Treaters — Tiny Trickle or Fearful Flood?

Monday Mapday: Back to School, 2019

It's back-to-school season once again, so what better time to take a look at the population of children across the metro area? The maps that follow offer insight into which counties and Census tracts have the most children and provide clues about social conditions these kids might experience. Where do [...]

By |2019-08-06T14:26:01-04:00August 5th, 2019|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Back to School, 2019

Monday Mapday: Focus on Older Atlantans

A series of interactive maps explores where metro Atlantans age 65 and older live, where they are more likely to be living in poverty and what areas of the metro see higher rates of older adults with a disability.

By |2019-09-03T16:19:52-04:00July 29th, 2019|Age and Generations, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Monday Mapday, Population|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Focus on Older Atlantans
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