The Quarter: Highlights from Q2 2019

Our most recent update of The Quarter analyzes economic data in metro Atlanta for Q2 2019. The Quarter includes data on employment, home price indices, building permits, retail and office space, and more, with the goal of identifying what areas of our economy are striving and what areas are slower to recover. Visit The [...]

By |2019-11-06T11:11:35-04:00November 6th, 2019|Economic Development, Economy, Housing, The Quarter, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Quarter: Highlights from Q2 2019

Friday Factday: Promising Careers in Georgia

Coupling data about current median wages and future job opening projections, this Friday Factday considers what occupations have a rosy outlook in the state of Georgia through 2026.

By |2019-09-27T14:56:12-04:00September 27th, 2019|Economy, Friday Factday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Promising Careers in Georgia

Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

This month's regional snapshot presents ARC's annual major jurisdiction population estimates. Overall, the 10-county region’s population increased by 1.6 percent and now stands at 4,628,400 — more than that of 24 states. A slowing in job growth has contributed to moderation of the region’s population growth, though that growth remains strong.

By |2019-09-17T12:49:21-04:00September 17th, 2019|Economy, Education, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

Wealth and net worth are two critical and under-examined measures of financial well-being and success. This Friday Factday takes a look at both variables in 20 metro-area counties and explores the implications around visible geographic disparities in wealth.

By |2019-08-23T12:40:41-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

Monday Mapday: Social Assistance in Atlanta

This Monday Mapday takes a look at county and tract-level variation in rates of residents using three forms of social assistance: SNAP, cash assistance and Supplemental Security Income.

By |2019-08-26T12:54:34-04:00August 12th, 2019|Economy, Equity, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Social Assistance in Atlanta

Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

The unemployment rate is low. But the big, national numbers don't tell the whole story. This Friday Factday looks at county-level variation by race, as well as labor force participation rates, education and trends over time.

By |2019-08-09T12:29:06-04:00August 9th, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

Regional Snapshot: Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta, 2019 Update

The July Regional Snapshot uses C2ER's annual Cost of Living Index to examine the cost of living in our central city and how that compares to others around the country.

By |2019-09-04T13:15:07-04:00July 18th, 2019|Economic Development, Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta, 2019 Update
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