Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

In the last decade, multifamily housing has driven a significant share of the population growth in core areas of our region. Multifamily activity has slowed in recent years, and even in the heyday years of Atlanta multifamily construction, building in the sector was relatively constrained compared to single-family in Atlanta and to multifamily building in other metros.

By |2021-06-21T16:36:05-04:00June 21st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

Degree Types by Age Cohort: Generational Change

An examination of differences in the field of study among different generations of women and men in the Atlanta MSA.

By |2021-06-14T10:23:50-04:00June 11th, 2021|Economic Development, Education, Equity, Friday Factday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Degree Types by Age Cohort: Generational Change

The Long History of Low-Wage, High-Risk Work

150 years ago, Atlanta's washerwomen launched a strike against unsafe working conditions. Today, the housekeeping sector remains female-dominated and underpaid, with workers facing renewed health concerns.

By |2021-05-19T17:21:19-04:00May 19th, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity|Comments Off on The Long History of Low-Wage, High-Risk Work

A look at Black Arts in Atlanta

Black arts organizations are one of the most critical components of our region's cultural diversity and renown. This mapping project offers a look at the breadth and depth of the community, as well as some of the marquee organizations that help keep the national spotlight on Atlanta's A&E community.

By |2021-04-29T13:54:11-04:00April 30th, 2021|Equity, Friday Factday|Comments Off on A look at Black Arts in Atlanta

A Portion of 2020 Census Data

The first data is out (finally) from the 2020 Census! Apportionment data and overall State resident counts have now been released. Data for Georgia reveal slow but steady growth, yielding no change in Congressional Representation but giving us the 8th state rank in population (up from 9th in 2010).

By |2021-04-28T12:19:24-04:00April 27th, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity, Population|Comments Off on A Portion of 2020 Census Data

Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

Taking a closer look at ways in which data from Metro Atlanta Speaks and other survey sources reveal the economic damage of the pandemic while finally indicating signs of at least an overall recovery.

By |2021-04-15T21:54:23-04:00April 15th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Explore our new occupation demand and supply data dashboard, which focuses on the economic health and workforce characteristics of the ARC WorkSource Plan's five target occupation clusters.

By |2021-04-09T15:40:19-04:00April 9th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

One area where Atlanta does see gender parity? Rates of higher educational attainment. In fact, women have outpaced men in attaining bachelor's and graduate degrees since 1970.

By |2021-06-11T11:45:43-04:00April 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Education, Equity|Comments Off on Higher Education Degrees Among Men and Women in the Metro, 1970 to Today

Spatial Similarities in Historical Redlining Maps and Contemporary Opportunity Zones

A mapping application exploring how current opportunity zones intersect with historical redlining maps.

By |2021-04-05T12:21:12-04:00April 5th, 2021|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Spatial Similarities in Historical Redlining Maps and Contemporary Opportunity Zones
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