Monday Mapday: Interactive Map of Atlanta Homicide Data

Having compiled, cleaned, and analyze data for over 52,000 homicides in 50 major cities in the U.S. going back to 2007, The Washington Post recently released an expansive report identifying patterns of justice and impunity, creating detailed maps of where murders go solved and unsolved.  Within many cities they found areas with high murder [...]

By |2018-08-09T20:41:44+00:00July 16th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Interactive Map of Atlanta Homicide Data

Monday Mapday: Caribbean-American Heritage Month

June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month.  According to the American Community Survey (2012-16), 5-year estimates, more than 200 thousand people in the 20-county Atlanta Metro region can claim Caribbean ancestry.  People with Jamaican and Puerto Rican ancestries represent the two largest cohorts of Caribbean-Americans in the region, with estimated populations of over 54 thousand each. [...]

By |2018-08-13T18:13:14+00:00June 25th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Population, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Caribbean-American Heritage Month

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By |2018-02-15T14:57:17+00:00February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Metro Atlanta is one of the most diverse regions in the southeast and this diversity is largely due to region's ability to attract, retain, and grow immigrant communities.  In some counties, over a quarter of the population growth is due to an increase in the foreign born population.  This month's Regional Snapshot explores the [...]

By |2018-03-29T13:12:29+00:00February 15th, 2018|Race and Diversity, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta 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 |2018-08-13T18:34:29+00:00February 15th, 2018|Economy, Equity Series, Race and Diversity, Special Features|Comments Off on Equity Special Feature: Race & Earnings in the Atlanta Metro Region

Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

The maps below visually confirm what many already know to be the case:  racial demography in the Atlanta Metro region has shifted considerably since 2000.  In particular, the City of Atlanta, which began to experience considerable turnover in property ownership along with an upsurge in investment in historically black neighborhoods, saw these trends accelerate [...]

By |2018-02-06T22:46:12+00:00February 5th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Shifting Racial Demography in Metro Region

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+00:00January 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: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide

The foreign born population in Georgia grew by an estimated 65,474 people between 2011 and 2016.  At this same time, the number of foreign born naturalized citizens declined by 9,935.  The foreign born population accounted for an estimated 10% of the state's total population in 2016 and 14% of its growth from 2011 to [...]

By |2018-01-09T17:24:42+00:00January 9th, 2018|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Foreign Born Non-Citizens Decline Statewide

Monday Mapday: Growth in Hispanic Population: 20-County Metro Region

The recent release of 2012-16 American Community Survey (ACS) data gives us an updated ability to look at small-area changes in race/ ethnicity across the metro region.  The map below shows the change in share (in percentage points) of Hispanic and/or Latino population by census tract between 2010 and the 5-year period ending in 2016.  [...]

By |2017-12-18T18:23:27+00:00December 18th, 2017|Monday Mapday, Race and Diversity|Comments Off on Monday Mapday: Growth in Hispanic Population: 20-County Metro Region
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