Mapping periodical cicada broods ... might we recommend grabbing earplugs and armchairs before nature's next full-volume concert?
In the last decade, multifamily housing has driven a significant share of the population growth in core areas of our region. Multifamily activity has slowed in recent years, and even in the heyday years of Atlanta multifamily construction, building in the sector was relatively constrained compared to single-family in Atlanta and to multifamily building in other metros.
Population is still growing at a healthy clip in our area, but this growth was ebbing some even prior to the pandemic. We look at some ESRI data that indicates that, while fewer small areas are losing population 2010-2020 as compared to the last decade, fewer tracts are growing as quickly as they did during the 2000-2010 period. And overall, our region's growth rate has slowed 2010-2020.
Memorial Day is a time to remember lives lost in service to our country. This Monday Mapday celebrates all veterans by looking at rates of veteran residents across the state, as well as taking a look at how many World War II,
Exploring past trends and the present landscape of owner and renter housing in the 10-county area.
The number of seniors living alone has increased since 2000. This is the result of demographic trends and longer life expectancies, but it does present service delivery challenges that can't be ignored.
A whirlwind look at wage trends (high, middle, low) pre- and post-pandemic...nationally and locally
A mapping application exploring how current opportunity zones intersect with historical redlining maps.
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.
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.