Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.

By |2021-05-26T15:25:55-04:00May 26th, 2021|Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Public Health|Comments Off on Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

Housing Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from Two Surveys

Data from two surveys show that housing affordability worries are all too real for Atlantans, and are growing despite initial policy efforts.

By |2021-02-24T15:16:19-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Data Diversions, Equity, Housing, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Housing Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Evidence from Two Surveys

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey. This year's survey measures impacts from and perceptions of COVID-19.

By |2020-11-18T09:30:22-04:00November 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

Friday Factday: Income and Perceptions of Life in Atlanta

A look at how differences in income are related to differences in our opinions and beliefs about life in Atlanta, with a focus on housing affordability and workforce development.

By |2019-12-20T17:57:15-04:00December 20th, 2019|Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Income and Perceptions of Life in Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2019

This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2019 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey, providing a detailed slide deck and a link to a really great Tableau data dashboard .

By |2019-11-14T18:04:29-04:00November 14th, 2019|Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2019

Monday Mapday: Focus on Older Atlantans

A series of interactive maps explores where metro Atlantans age 65 and older live, where they are more likely to be living in poverty and what areas of the metro see higher rates of older adults with a disability.

By |2019-09-03T16:19:52-04:00July 29th, 2019|Age and Generations, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Monday Mapday, Population|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Focus on Older Atlantans

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

Monday Mapday: Handling Emergency Expenses in the Metro

The Fed recently found that 40 percent of Americans aren't able to handle a $400 emergency expense. This Monday Mapday uses Metro Atlanta Speaks data to consider how this plays out across the 13-county area.

By |2019-06-03T15:50:01-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Economy, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Handling Emergency Expenses in the Metro

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks–Perceptions of Life in Metro Atlanta

The Atlanta Regional Commission's Metro Atlanta Speaks (MAS) public opinion survey is in its sixth year. The first MAS survey—done in 2013 , asked 21 questions of 2,100 residents—and was statistically significant only at the 10-county region level. By 2018, the survey has grown to the largest of its type in the region, with [...]

By |2018-11-19T17:58:00-04:00November 19th, 2018|Economy, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks–Perceptions of Life in Metro Atlanta
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