Friday Factday: Race and Ethnicity in the 10-County Metro, 1980-2017

A look back at how metro Atlanta's diversity has grown and changed since 1980.

By |2019-12-13T14:48:08-04:00December 13th, 2019|Equity, Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Race and Ethnicity in the 10-County Metro, 1980-2017

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

Monday Mapday: Our Indigenous Population (Focusing on Native Americans)

How does Georgia stack up when it comes to shares of Native American and Alaska Native peoples? These maps take a look at these shares, by tract and county, across the country and the state.

By |2019-10-22T09:27:08-04:00October 21st, 2019|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Our Indigenous Population (Focusing on Native Americans)

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

Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

Rental affordability and the challenges of being a renter are gaining ground among advocates, researchers and politicians. This Friday Factday takes an in-depth look at who is most likely to be renting in the metro and where they are most likely to live, as well as their unique views on life in the metro.

By |2019-06-28T16:30:09-04:00June 28th, 2019|Equity, Friday Factday, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

Special Feature: Examining wage gaps by race and ethnicity

Income inequality in Atlanta is among the worst in the country. This Friday Factday Special Feature looks at the issue by industry and educational attainment.

By |2019-05-31T09:24:49-04:00May 31st, 2019|Economic Development, Equity, Friday Factday, Special Features, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special Feature: Examining wage gaps by race and ethnicity
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