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.
An analysis of STEM majors in the 10-county Atlanta metro area, broken down by gender and race.
Corporate real estate firm CBRE creates an annual scorecard of tech talent, and this year's report places Atlanta at No. 9 overall among the 50 largest markets for technology professionals. This Web Wednesday provides highlights of the data and links so you can explore CBRE's findings yourself.
A look at county-level student loan debt and communities that have high debt despite not having greater-than-average rates of higher educational attainment.
The monthly snapshot takes a look at public education in the metro and delves into precursors to success in later grades, graduation and college readiness.
The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]
College graduation season has begun! These maps show where the most residents with a bachelor's and beyond live and which degree categories are most popular.
Friday Factday: 2018 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey Results ReleasedAge and Generations, Economy, Education, Environment, Friday Factday, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Transportation
Now in its sixth year, the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Metro Atlanta Speaks survey offers a snapshot of residents’ viewpoints on the area’s top challenges, local assets and what matters most to them. The survey polls residents from 13 metro counties on questions about transportation, the economy, amenities and quality of life, civic engagement and [...]
The Census Bureau has released-- over the last few weeks--two great new datasets that are worth a look: American Community Survey (ACS), 1-year estimates, 2017 American Housing Survey (AHS), 2017 Available through American FactFinder, the ACS 1-year has 2017 estimates for geographic areas with 60,000 people or more. The next ACS [...]
Looking for a place with all the latest news and info related to working, living, and commuting in the Atlanta Metro region? What's Next ATL bills itself as just that -- a one-stop shop for original blog posts, carefully selected links of local and national news, news releases from local government and non-profit [...]