Monday Mapday: Have We Reached Peak Foliage?

With daylight savings time over, temperatures dropping, and a certain crispness in the once muggy air, there’s no time like now to go outside and enjoy all that fall has to offer. But that begs the question: When will autumn leaves be most colorful in the Atlanta region this year? According to the 2018 Fall [...]

By |2018-11-05T09:03:42-04:00November 5th, 2018|Environment, Forecasts, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Have We Reached Peak Foliage?

Monday Mapday: A Major Trend of Minority Growth

Gwinnett County was once a smattering of predominantly white small towns, interspersed with acres of farmland. The County has however experienced significant changes over the last few decades, and is the focus of a recent article in the AJC exploring the impacts of and tensions inherent in those trends that have resulted in Gwinnett [...]

By |2017-12-05T00:04:14-04:00December 5th, 2017|Forecasts, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: A Major Trend of Minority Growth

Friday Factday: Metro Population Forecasts

Currently, metro Atlanta’s population of nearly 5.8 million ranks it ninth among the 10 largest U.S. metros.  However, over the next 30 years, recently released third-party forecasts predict that metro Atlanta will move into the 6th spot on that list, with a total population exceeding 8.6 million (and potentially as high as 9.1 million), [...]

By |2019-01-23T11:46:29-04:00June 2nd, 2017|Forecasts, Friday Factday, Population|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Metro Population Forecasts