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 |2021-04-08T17:13:30-04:00April 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

Metro Atlanta is home to a diverse and growing Asian community

A quick look at the growth rates of Asian population across the metro, and at which countries they and/or their families once called home.

By |2021-03-19T09:41:37-04:00March 19th, 2021|Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta is home to a diverse and growing Asian community

Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

This month's regional snapshot presents a detailed look at housing market conditions and affordability challenges, and reviews existing threats and aid initiatives.

By |2021-03-11T14:38:49-04:00March 11th, 2021|Equity, Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Housing–the Weights, Burdens, and the Lift(s)

The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.

By |2021-03-01T15:20:45-04:00March 1st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois

Celebrating the life of the incomparable W.E.B Du Bois through a series of maps and charts that show just how long the arc of data visualization history in Georgia actually is.

By |2021-02-25T11:51:59-04:00February 24th, 2021|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois
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