Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta

An examination of the Atlanta MSA's uninsured with state and national comparisons, as well as a look at the 10-county rates and usage of private vs. public insurance.

By |2019-09-20T14:44:47-04:00September 20th, 2019|Friday Factday, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Uninsured in Metro Atlanta

Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

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.

By |2019-08-23T12:40:41-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

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.

By |2019-08-09T12:29:06-04:00August 9th, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

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.

By |2019-06-28T16:30:09-04:00June 28th, 2019|Equity, Friday Factday, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Getting to Know our Renters

Friday Factday: The Foreign-Born Across the Metro

Between 1990 and today, the Atlanta area's share of foreign-born residents has outpaced and surpassed both the state's and the nation's. This Friday Factday explores how the 10-County Metro Area's share of foreign-born residents has changed over time, and which counties have the largest shares.

By |2019-06-07T16:13:31-04:00June 7th, 2019|Friday Factday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Foreign-Born Across the Metro

Special Feature: Examining wage gaps by race and ethnicity

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.

By |2019-05-31T09:24:49-04:00May 31st, 2019|Economic Development, Equity, Friday Factday, Special Features, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Special Feature: Examining wage gaps by race and ethnicity

Friday Factday: Poverty Among Metro Atlantans Age 65 and Older

An overview of poverty rates among Metro Atlanta's residents age 65 and older and how it compares to Georgia and the nation.

By |2019-05-17T13:21:57-04:00May 17th, 2019|Economy, Friday Factday, Population|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Poverty Among Metro Atlantans Age 65 and Older
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