Celebrating the life of the incomparable W.E.B Du Bois through a series of maps and charts that show just how long the arc of data visualization history in Georgia actually is.
Data from two surveys show that housing affordability worries are all too real for Atlantans, and are growing despite initial policy efforts.
Black-owned businesses make up a much larger share of the Atlanta metro business base than they do at the national level, and a relatively large share of these businesses are small.
Updates to the status of evictions in five metro counties, plus details about the national context and local assistance efforts.
Job loss in Atlanta was bad (and our recovery is slow)--but it was worse by many other measures in many other places.
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.
How is the current surge impacting job loss? This series of charts examines the current state of initial unemployment insurance claims.
A November 20 update to the tool shows that the positivity rate is on the rise in nearly all ARC's 10 member counties.
What do the first two phases of the Census Bureau's Small Business Pulse Survey tell us about the (changing) state of Atlanta small businesses?
A dashboard comparing initial unemployment insurance claims to job postings in the Atlanta MSA.