The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

About a third of Atlanta households are defined as cost-burdened (spending more than 30 percent of income on housing). BUT those cost burdens go up...a lot...for renters, for lower-earners, or (especially) for lower-income renters.

By |2021-03-01T15:20:45-04:00March 1st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on The Income Incidence of a Cost Crisis (in Housing)

Black Educational Attainment: A Half-Century of Pronounced Progress

The Atlanta Black population's higher educational attainment has soared over the last fifty years. The share of Black higher ed degree holders has grown by 500 percent since 1970, besting the related share in the rest of the population, which grew by 350 percent.

By |2021-02-24T14:04:18-04:00February 22nd, 2021|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Black Educational Attainment: A Half-Century of Pronounced Progress

Change in Share: Georgia’s Non-Hispanic Black Residents, 2010-2018

Interactive maps taking a look at how the distribution of Georgia's Non-Hispanic Black population has changed since 2010.

By |2021-02-15T17:24:36-04:00February 15th, 2021|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Change in Share: Georgia’s Non-Hispanic Black Residents, 2010-2018

The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020

A comparison of jobs between Q1 and Q2 of 2019 and 2020, and a look at unemployment rates in the course of 2020, reveal the depth of the pandemic's impact on our economy.

By |2021-02-08T18:52:29-04:00February 8th, 2021|COVID-19, Economic Development, Economy, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020

Monthly Sales Tax Collections Around the Country, 2019 vs. 2020

A new U.S. Census mapping product examines the percent difference in state tax revenue streams between 2019 and 2020.

By |2021-01-11T15:29:37-04:00January 11th, 2021|Economy, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monthly Sales Tax Collections Around the Country, 2019 vs. 2020

Monday Mapday: The Foreign-Born in the 10-County Area and Across Georgia

Georgia is a melting pot of different cultures. This interactive map visualizes the foreign-born across the state, and an accompanying chart shows the continent of origin for immigrants to the 10-county area.

By |2020-11-23T15:06:22-04:00November 23rd, 2020|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: The Foreign-Born in the 10-County Area and Across Georgia

Monday Mapday: Uninsured in the 10-County Metro

How have rates of the uninsured changed over time? A look at differences between 2010, 2015 and 2019, with a small area map showing which Census tracts see the greatest rate of uninsured residents.

By |2020-11-16T18:05:58-04:00November 16th, 2020|Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Uninsured in the 10-County Metro
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