Regional Snapshot: 2019 Regional Economic Overview

This month's regional snapshot provides an overview of historic, current and forecast economic trends at the cusp of 2020 .

By |2020-01-09T17:14:26-04:00January 9th, 2020|Economic Development, Economy, Housing, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2019 Regional Economic Overview

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2019

This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2019 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey, providing a detailed slide deck and a link to a really great Tableau data dashboard .

By |2019-11-14T18:04:29-04:00November 14th, 2019|Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2019

Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

This month's snapshot covers ARC's regional forecasts, including race and age trends. By 2050, we currently predict the population to increase by 2.9 million people and the fastest-growing age group will be among those 75 and older.

By |2019-10-14T14:56:47-04:00October 10th, 2019|Forecasts, Other Demographics, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Population Forecasts and Future Race and Age Trends

Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

This month's regional snapshot presents ARC's annual major jurisdiction population estimates. Overall, the 10-county region’s population increased by 1.6 percent and now stands at 4,628,400 — more than that of 24 states. A slowing in job growth has contributed to moderation of the region’s population growth, though that growth remains strong.

By |2019-09-17T12:49:21-04:00September 17th, 2019|Economy, Education, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Working on the Workforce

Regional Snapshot: 2019 Population Estimates–Holding the Line on Growth

This month's regional snapshot presents ARC's annual major jurisdiction population estimates. Overall, the 10-county region’s population increased by 1.6 percent and now stands at 4,628,400 — more than that of 24 states. A slowing in job growth has contributed to moderation of the region’s population growth, though that growth remains strong.

By |2019-08-28T13:21:43-04:00August 28th, 2019|Other Demographics, Population, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2019 Population Estimates–Holding the Line on Growth

Regional Snapshot: Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta, 2019 Update

The July Regional Snapshot uses C2ER's annual Cost of Living Index to examine the cost of living in our central city and how that compares to others around the country.

By |2019-09-04T13:15:07-04:00July 18th, 2019|Economic Development, Economy, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Cost of Living in Metro Atlanta, 2019 Update

Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta

The monthly snapshot takes a look at public education in the metro and delves into precursors to success in later grades, graduation and college readiness.

By |2019-06-14T16:42:49-04:00May 31st, 2019|Education, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Education in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta

Highlights from this snapshot: Metro Atlanta counties generally are healthy, especially compared to the rest of the state. The metro area also sees some of the lowest rates for premature death, relative to the rest of the state. This is tempered by extreme disparities in life expectancy for residents living just a few miles [...]

By |2019-04-26T15:40:19-04:00April 26th, 2019|Public Health, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Public Health in Metro Atlanta

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Housing Affordability

Highlights from this snapshot: Home prices continue to rise nationally. According to the National Association of Realtors, median sales price nationwide is now $257K, compared to around $190K in 2012. Fewer “starter homes” are being built, which is exacerbating the affordability crisis. In metro Atlanta, 44% of home buyers have incomes above $100K, meaning [...]

By |2019-03-14T16:33:32-04:00March 14th, 2019|Housing, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Housing Affordability

Regional Snapshot: 2019 Federal Opportunity Zones

The Opportunity Zones Program, enacted in 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage long-term investment in economically distressed rural and urban neighborhoods across the country. Opportunity Zones are census tracts that have been nominated by governors and certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to receive [...]

By |2019-02-14T11:22:21-04:00February 14th, 2019|Economic Development, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: 2019 Federal Opportunity Zones
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