Data Diversion: Census Day

April 1 this year is known in data circles not as April Fools Day, but rather as Census Day. In these times of pandemic, response to this decennial data collecton effort is even more critical than usual.

By |2020-04-01T05:08:41-04:00April 1st, 2020|Data Diversions, Other Demographics, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Data Diversion: Census Day

Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

As the USA tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 with social distancing and other measures, it's instructive and sobering to review the extent and rapidity of the coronavirus's spread across the world, the country, and the state of GA. These interactive maps provide data visualizations to track the pandemic.

By |2020-03-27T14:45:56-04:00March 27th, 2020|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

This month's regional snapshot provides summary findings from an initial review of a just-released new and (vastly) improved version of a 100 Metros Data Dashboard. This tool enables easy access to interactive rankings of the top 10 major metros, across data in topic areas such as demographics, economics, health, and housing.

By |2020-03-12T13:19:10-04:00March 12th, 2020|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 100 Metros Data Dashboard

Monday Mapday: The Distribution of Georgia’s Black, Non-Hispanic Residents

Interactive maps taking a look at how our black, non-Hispanic population is distributed across the state today and how things have (or haven't) changed since 2000.

By |2020-02-18T08:26:50-04:00February 17th, 2020|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: The Distribution of Georgia’s Black, Non-Hispanic Residents

Monday Mapday: Primary Language at Home

This Monday Mapday considers both our residents who do not speak English inside the home as well as residents who do rate themselves as speaking English less than very well.

By |2019-12-23T17:12:37-04:00December 23rd, 2019|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Primary Language at Home

Friday Factday: Race and Ethnicity in the 10-County Metro, 1980-2017

A look back at how metro Atlanta's diversity has grown and changed since 1980.

By |2019-12-13T14:48:08-04:00December 13th, 2019|Equity, Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Race and Ethnicity in the 10-County Metro, 1980-2017

Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

This month's snapshot covers ARC's regional forecasts, including race and age trends. By 2050, we currently predict the population to increase by 2.9 million people and the fastest-growing age group will be among those 75 and older.

By |2019-10-14T14:56:47-04:00October 10th, 2019|Forecasts, Other Demographics, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

Friday Factday: County-Level Migration Patterns

We know that counties in the metro are growing in population, so where are people coming from? This post looks at domestic migration over the past decade.

By |2019-10-04T16:05:26-04:00October 4th, 2019|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population|Comments Off on Friday Factday: County-Level Migration Patterns
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