Monday Mapday: College Education in Metro Atlanta

College graduation season has begun! These maps show where the most residents with a bachelor's and beyond live and which degree categories are most popular.

By |2019-04-29T12:03:31-04:00April 29th, 2019|Education, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: College Education in Metro Atlanta

Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)

How do local governments decide where to invest public funds? Better yet, how can local governments help ensure that these investments are distributed to projects in an equitable manner? Unfortunately, there is no single, easy answer. However, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has created an interactive equity analysis tool to help address these questions. [...]

By |2018-12-03T08:44:50-04:00December 2nd, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Transportation|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)

Monday Mapday: Broadband Access Varies Across the Region and State

It's Cyber Monday and consumers are finding deals on goods and services purchased online.  Internet access, for many, has become a basic utility like electricity, phone, and water without which a household might find it difficult to fully operate within our increasingly connected and connection-dependent world.  Nonetheless according to a recent Pew Research Report, [...]

By |2018-11-26T16:41:37-04:00November 26th, 2018|Age and Generations, Economy, Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Broadband Access Varies Across the Region and State

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: Median Net Worth by Census Tract

The map below provides a broad view of how net worth is distributed across the 20-county Atlanta metro region.  Calculated by ESRI at the census tract level, median net wealth refers to the total wealth minus debts of the typical household in each tract.  Household wealth includes equity in a home, business, car, and [...]

By |2018-10-15T17:07:13-04:00October 15th, 2018|Economy, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Median Net Worth by Census Tract

Monday Mapday: Diversity in Metro Atlanta Region

ESRI's diversity index provides an estimate of how likely two people, selected at random from the same geographic area, will belong to different racial or ethnic groups.  Available down to the block group level, an index value of 0 means an area exhibits "no diversity" and 100 means that there is "complete diversity."  The [...]

By |2018-10-08T11:56:39-04:00October 8th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Diversity in Metro Atlanta Region

Monday Mapday: Wide Life Expectancy Gap in the Metro Region

Based on recently-released data from the U.S. Small-area Life Expectancy Estimates Project (USALEEP), average life expectancy can be shown to vary greatly across relatively short distances in the U.S., with income, race/ethnicity, and education being the primary drivers of these differences.  Produced through a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the [...]

By |2018-10-08T10:50:53-04:00October 1st, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Public Health|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Wide Life Expectancy Gap in the Metro Region
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