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

Friday Factday: Census Statewide and Local Population Estimates for 2018

What types of changes are Georgia and the Atlanta metro going through? We dipped into data from the Census Bureau's 2018 Population Estimates update for counties and metropolitan areas.

By |2019-05-03T11:44:19-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Friday Factday, Population|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Census Statewide and Local Population Estimates for 2018

Friday Factday: Brookings Metro Monitor for 2019

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 [...]

By |2019-04-12T16:49:04-04:00April 12th, 2019|Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Brookings Metro Monitor for 2019

Childhood Poverty in Metro Atlanta, 1990-2017

Generational poverty is an ongoing problem in the metro area. Here's a look at how things have (and haven't) changed since 1990. Editor's note: This post was updated on May 16, 2019 to correct for errors in the 10-county area data and 2017 county-level data. 

By |2019-05-16T15:57:54-04:00April 5th, 2019|Age and Generations, Economy, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Childhood Poverty in Metro Atlanta, 1990-2017

Friday Factday: Wage Changes for High, Middle, and Low-Wage Occupations

This week's Friday Factday is the last post in our three-part series visualizing Occupational Employment Survey (OES) data for 2017 from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  In our first post post using the OES data, we provided an interactive tool for comparing occupations by total employment, median annual wages, and the prevalence of regional employment in [...]

By |2019-01-24T17:18:41-04:00January 18th, 2019|Economy, Friday Factday|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Wage Changes for High, Middle, and Low-Wage Occupations
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