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

Monday Mapday: Change in Race and Ethnicity, 2000-2017

A series of maps comparing percent point change in white and black residents at the county and tract level, followed by a map explorer tool with additional data.

By |2019-12-17T09:23:35-04:00December 16th, 2019|Monday Mapday, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Change in Race and Ethnicity, 2000-2017

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

Monday Mapday: Our Indigenous Population (Focusing on Native Americans)

How does Georgia stack up when it comes to shares of Native American and Alaska Native peoples? These maps take a look at these shares, by tract and county, across the country and the state.

By |2019-10-22T09:27:08-04:00October 21st, 2019|Equity, Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Our Indigenous Population (Focusing on Native Americans)

Monday Mapday: Families with Foreign-Born Parents

How many children are born into families with at least one foreign-born parent in Georgia? This Monday Mapday looks at the data by county and how things have changed since 2010.

By |2019-09-30T15:06:42-04:00September 30th, 2019|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Families with Foreign-Born Parents

Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

Wealth and net worth are two critical and under-examined measures of financial well-being and success. This Friday Factday takes a look at both variables in 20 metro-area counties and explores the implications around visible geographic disparities in wealth.

By |2019-08-23T12:40:41-04:00August 23rd, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Wealth and Net Worth in the Metro

Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

The unemployment rate is low. But the big, national numbers don't tell the whole story. This Friday Factday looks at county-level variation by race, as well as labor force participation rates, education and trends over time.

By |2019-08-09T12:29:06-04:00August 9th, 2019|Economy, Equity, Friday Factday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Friday Factday: Racial Disparities in Unemployment

Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander

The term "gerrymander" was originally coined by a political cartoonist to describe the salamander-shaped electoral districts drawn by the political party colleagues of Massachusetts governor Elbridge Gerry in 1812. The word is an amalgamation of the words "Gerry" and "salamander," and it describes the way politicians divide geographic areas into voting districts that give one [...]

By |2019-05-29T13:04:30-04:00May 28th, 2019|Education, Equity, Housing, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: A New Kind of Gerrymander
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