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

Web Wednesday: Three Things You Didn’t Know About Age-Friendly Communities

Communities that are inclusive to all age groups offer benefits to everyone.

By |2019-07-10T14:02:53-04:00July 10th, 2019|Age and Generations, Uncategorized, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Three Things You Didn’t Know About Age-Friendly Communities

Web Wednesday: Opportunities for Connecting the Disconnected (Youth)

The unemployment story is getting better recently -- for all age groups. That's to say, the unemployment rates are lower across the board. But they aren't better equally for everyone. Rates are highest for the 16 to 24 age group, which were up to 20 percent nationally at the height of the recession and [...]

By |2019-04-10T17:20:22-04:00April 10th, 2019|Age and Generations, Economic Development, Economy, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Opportunities for Connecting the Disconnected (Youth)

Childhood Poverty in Metro Atlanta, 1990-2017

Generational poverty is an ongoing problem in the metro area. Here's a look at how things have (and haven't) changed since 1990. Editor's note: This post was updated on May 16, 2019 to correct for errors in the 10-county area data and 2017 county-level data. 

By |2019-05-16T15:57:54-04:00April 5th, 2019|Age and Generations, Economy, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Childhood Poverty in Metro Atlanta, 1990-2017
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