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

Web Wednesday: Voting Trends Nationally: “Then and “Now”

Participation trends in the last two general election cycles are positive.  More of us are registering, and more importantly, more of us are voting, though still at different rates depending on who we are demographically and economically. The Census Bureau released, just this week, data detailing a national level comparison in voting in the [...]

By |2019-04-25T06:45:02-04:00April 24th, 2019|Other Demographics, Race and Diversity, Web Wednesday|Comments Off on Web Wednesday: Voting Trends Nationally: “Then and “Now”

Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)

How do local governments decide where to invest public funds? Better yet, how can local governments help ensure that these investments are distributed to projects in an equitable manner? Unfortunately, there is no single, easy answer. However, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) has created an interactive equity analysis tool to help address these questions. [...]

By |2018-12-03T08:44:50-04:00December 2nd, 2018|Age and Generations, Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Population, Public Health, Race and Diversity, Transportation|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: New DASH Tool to Visualize Equitable Target Areas (ETAs)
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