Monday Mapday: Interactive Map of Atlanta Homicide Data

Having compiled, cleaned, and analyze data for over 52,000 homicides in 50 major cities in the U.S. going back to 2007, The Washington Post recently released an expansive report identifying patterns of justice and impunity, creating detailed maps of where murders go solved and unsolved.  Within many cities they found areas with high murder [...]

By |2018-08-09T20:41:44-04:00July 16th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Interactive Map of Atlanta Homicide Data

Monday Mapday: Food Access in the Atlanta Metro Region

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Food Access Research Atlas provides food access estimates by census tract across a variety of indicators, including proximity to grocery stores, family income, and vehicle accessibility.  Estimates for the 2015 Atlas are based on a 2015 list of supermarkets, the 2010 Decennial Census, and the 2010-14 American [...]

By |2018-07-09T18:23:52-04:00July 9th, 2018|Economy, Monday Mapday, Public Health, Transportation|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Food Access in the Atlanta Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Caribbean-American Heritage Month

June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month.  According to the American Community Survey (2012-16), 5-year estimates, more than 200 thousand people in the 20-county Atlanta Metro region can claim Caribbean ancestry.  People with Jamaican and Puerto Rican ancestries represent the two largest cohorts of Caribbean-Americans in the region, with estimated populations of over 54 thousand each. [...]

By |2018-08-13T18:13:14-04:00June 25th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

Having a reliable place to live provides an essential component to being able to participate effectively in the labor market and maintain a decent quality of life.  For renters, especially those in lower-income areas, the possibility of eviction often looms as a persistent threat to this security, with the primary cause of most evictions [...]

By |2018-08-13T18:13:44-04:00May 14th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Map Monday: High Eviction Rates Persist in Atlanta Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Female-Headed Households in the Metro Region

March is Women's History Month.  At 33n, we will be making women the focus of many of our posts this month -- in recognition of all the women who have shaped our history, are crafting our present, and will forge our future. For this Mapday, we are taking a look at where female-headed households [...]

By |2018-08-13T18:34:15-04:00March 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Population|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Female-Headed Households in the Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while it would be nice to be able to share with you a definitive map of where love is and is not in the metro region, data on such things, as you'd imagine, is impossible to obtain.  What about data on "proxies" for love, like for example, [...]

By |2018-02-14T16:02:37-04:00February 12th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

The maps below visually confirm what many already know to be the case:  racial demography in the Atlanta Metro region has shifted considerably since 2000.  In particular, the City of Atlanta, which began to experience considerable turnover in property ownership along with an upsurge in investment in historically black neighborhoods, saw these trends accelerate [...]

By |2018-02-06T22:46:12-04:00February 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

As examined in a previous post on this blog, one aftereffect of the recession was decline in home ownership due to foreclosures and more stringent loan requirements.  According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, the post-recession home ownership rates have declined most sharply among householders who are African American, young, or [...]

By |2018-01-30T15:30:25-04:00January 30th, 2018|Economy, Housing, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Exploring Changes in Home Ownership

Monday Mapday: Declining Share of 65 Plus Population
In (Most) Core Urban Areas in Region

The Atlanta Metro region as a whole experienced widespread growth in the proportion of residents that is 65 years and over between 2000 and the most recent American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates (2012-16). The map below shows the areas with the greatest change in proportion in dark purple and areas of more modest growth [...]

By |2018-01-22T15:56:56-04:00January 22nd, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Declining Share of 65 Plus Population
In (Most) Core Urban Areas in Region

Monday Mapday: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide

The foreign born population in Georgia grew by an estimated 65,474 people between 2011 and 2016.  At this same time, the number of foreign born naturalized citizens declined by 9,935.  The foreign born population accounted for an estimated 10% of the state's total population in 2016 and 14% of its growth from 2011 to [...]

By |2018-01-09T17:24:42-04:00January 9th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide
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