An analysis of STEM majors in the 10-county Atlanta metro area, broken down by gender and race.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 [...]
As noted recently, we all love a good index, especially when the index aggregates a bunch of different data into "buckets" that make more intuitive sense. And it helps when indices have been "around for a while". In data geek parlance, "around for a while" translates to: 'serve as a longitudinal dataset to allow [...]