Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

The pandemic has already led to job loss in the most vulnerable occupations (and has even spread to other job sectors). Following job loss through a household's budget leads to more bad economic and social outcomes for those families. Decreased affordability of housing is an example. This Data Diversion provides an initial look at data that frame potential housing impacts of COVID-associated job loss.

By |2020-05-12T13:21:54-04:00May 12th, 2020|Data Diversions, Housing, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Lower-Income Workers and People of Color Most Vulnerable to COVID-19 Impact

Data Diversion: COVID-19 Weekly Mobility Pattern by Industry

So we've posted recently about mobility during COVID-19--how we have traveled less and when those declines happened. This week, we use the same data source (Safegraph) to look at how and when our pandemic-period mobility changes vary by industry sector.

By |2020-06-04T12:43:39-04:00May 6th, 2020|Data Diversions, Economy, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: COVID-19 Weekly Mobility Pattern by Industry

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

Data Diversion: Census Day

April 1 this year is known in data circles not as April Fools Day, but rather as Census Day. In these times of pandemic, response to this decennial data collecton effort is even more critical than usual.

By |2020-04-01T05:08:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Census Day

Data Diversion: Highlights from the 100 Metros Dashboard

Neighborhood Nexus' 100 Metros Dashboard makes it easy to find general data about the Atlanta MSA and compare it to the country's other largest 100 metro areas.

By |2020-01-21T17:37:10-04:00January 21st, 2020|Data Diversions|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Highlights from the 100 Metros Dashboard

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
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