Special Feature: Opioid Overdose Deaths Rise in Metro Region

The next Regional Snapshot, coming out very soon, will examine Public Health in the Metro Region.  On that theme, this Special Feature post will focus on one of the more prominent public health issues facing the country and region at this time: the opioid addiction and overdose crisis.  As of the CDC's most recent [...]

By | 2018-05-14T16:30:37+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Other Demographics, Public Health, Special Features|Comments Off on Special Feature: Opioid Overdose Deaths Rise in Metro Region

Friday Factday: Births, Deaths, and Migration in Metro Atlanta (2017 Estimates)

Last week, we posted highlights of the recent release of 2017 County Population estimates by the Census Bureau. We compared the change in population 2016-2017 in the Atlanta Metro to that of other large metros, as well as took a closer look at population change for the 10 member counties of the Atlanta Regional [...]

By | 2018-04-11T15:42:38+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Births, Deaths, and Migration in Metro Atlanta (2017 Estimates)

Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap in the Metro Region

ARC's Research & Analytics Group will be publishing a series of Special Features on equity over the next few months.  Posts in the Equity Series will examine a variety of aspects of equity along with some of the key factors hindering the realization of this ideal in the Atlanta Metro region. Each post will [...]

By | 2018-03-07T14:28:07+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Other Demographics, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Gender Wage Gap 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+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Living Alone on Valentine’s Day

Friday Factday: Perceptions of Our Biggest Problem–Atlanta and the State
A Stroll Through Different Polls

Polls have certainly gotten a great deal of attention lately, for better or worse!  Despite some of their shortcomings, polls can tell us some very interesting things, particularly when we are able to see enough difference in answers to eliminate the poll's necessary margin of error as a major concern for interpreting results. Things [...]

By | 2018-01-19T21:55:21+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Age and Generations, Friday Factday, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Perceptions of Our Biggest Problem–Atlanta and the State
A Stroll Through Different Polls

Friday Factday: The Atlanta MSA’s Foreign Born Population:
by Global Region and Country of Origin

People born outside of the United States comprised an estimated 13.7% of the 29-county Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)'s population in 2016 and accounted for an estimated 5.1% of the region's population growth between 2015 and 2016.  In appreciation of the increasing and integral part that the foreign-born play in the regional community and [...]

By | 2018-01-25T20:36:44+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: The Atlanta MSA’s Foreign Born Population:
by Global Region and Country of Origin

Monday Mapday: Veterans in Metro Atlanta

In anticipation of Veterans Day this coming Saturday, November 11th, we provide a map of where veterans live in the Atlanta Metro region.  According to estimates from the American Community Survey (2011-15, 5-year average), the largest concentrations of veterans (as shown in dark blue) can be found living outside of urban centers, with the [...]

By | 2017-11-06T16:15:35+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Veterans in Metro Atlanta

Friday Factday: Women’s History Month

How are women continuing to make history in metro Atlanta? For the first Friday in March, we celebrate Women's History Month by looking at statistics related to females in the metro Atlanta region. For national-level statistics, see the U.S. Census Bureau's Facts for Features. 

By | 2017-03-06T18:25:23+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Friday Factday, Other Demographics|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Women’s History Month
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