National Hispanic Heritage Month: Regional Population Trends

This month (September 15-October 15) is Hispanic Heritage Month. We have a commemorative compendium of the latest data on this core growth component of our region's population. Installment 1 of 3 is current population trends!

By |2021-09-17T15:11:19-04:00September 16th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Equity, Forecasts, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on National Hispanic Heritage Month: Regional Population Trends

Initial insights from the 2020 Census: Superdistrict population and demographic change

The U.S. Census just released its 2020 results. Here's a look at some initial insights of our population and demographic change. Spoiler alert: We are continuing the trend toward more diversity.

By |2021-08-13T14:26:31-04:00August 13th, 2021|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Initial insights from the 2020 Census: Superdistrict population and demographic change

Regional Snapshot: Dynamics of Neighborhood Change, 2000-2019

June's regional snapshot traces the socioeconomic and demographic change as reflected in and through two decades of census- tract level population shifts in the Atlanta Region. These meta-trends are clearly illustrative of increased race and class segregation across the area.

By |2021-06-21T12:59:26-04:00June 16th, 2021|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Dynamics of Neighborhood Change, 2000-2019

Spotlight On The 10-County’s Asian Community

Atlanta's Asian community is its fastest-growing racial group. This post dives into more detail about this population, its foreign-born members and where its immigrants hail from.

By |2021-05-21T13:57:56-04:00May 21st, 2021|Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Spotlight On The 10-County’s Asian Community

Two Decades of Changing Senior Cohorts: A Dashboard Dive

Introducing a new dashboard that visualizes change (total and by race/ ethnicity) over the last 20 years for regional and county 65+ and 75+ populations.

By |2021-05-12T14:54:35-04:00May 12th, 2021|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Two Decades of Changing Senior Cohorts: A Dashboard Dive

Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

Taking a closer look at ways in which data from Metro Atlanta Speaks and other survey sources reveal the economic damage of the pandemic while finally indicating signs of at least an overall recovery.

By |2021-04-15T21:54:23-04:00April 15th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Exploring Pandemic Employment Outcomes

CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Explore our new occupation demand and supply data dashboard, which focuses on the economic health and workforce characteristics of the ARC WorkSource Plan's five target occupation clusters.

By |2021-04-09T15:40:19-04:00April 9th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on CareerRise Economic Mobility Dashboard: Clusters of Opportunity

Spatial Similarities in Historical Redlining Maps and Contemporary Opportunity Zones

A mapping application exploring how current opportunity zones intersect with historical redlining maps.

By |2021-04-05T12:21:12-04:00April 5th, 2021|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Spatial Similarities in Historical Redlining Maps and Contemporary Opportunity Zones

Metro Atlanta is home to a diverse and growing Asian community

A quick look at the growth rates of Asian population across the metro, and at which countries they and/or their families once called home.

By |2021-03-19T09:41:37-04:00March 19th, 2021|Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Metro Atlanta is home to a diverse and growing Asian community

Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois

Celebrating the life of the incomparable W.E.B Du Bois through a series of maps and charts that show just how long the arc of data visualization history in Georgia actually is.

By |2021-02-25T11:51:59-05:00February 24th, 2021|Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Equity, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Happy Birthday, W.E.B. Du Bois
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