Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

This month's snapshot covers ARC's regional forecasts, including race and age trends. By 2050, we currently predict the population to increase by 2.9 million people and the fastest-growing age group will be among those 75 and older.

By |2019-10-14T14:56:47-04:00October 10th, 2019|Forecasts, Other Demographics, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

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