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.
Communities that are inclusive to all age groups offer benefits to everyone.
The Fed recently found that 40 percent of Americans aren't able to handle a $400 emergency expense. This Monday Mapday uses Metro Atlanta Speaks data to consider how this plays out across the 13-county area.
Income inequality in Atlanta is among the worst in the country. This Friday Factday Special Feature looks at the issue by industry and educational attainment.
College graduation season has begun! These maps show where the most residents with a bachelor's and beyond live and which degree categories are most popular.
ARC’s Research & Analytics Group is 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 focus [...]
The holiday season is upon us! It is a time for festivities and gift giving among friends and family--which means an increase in household spending. According to polling by Gallup, average holiday spending per person nationally is projected to be $906 in 2017, up from $785 in 2016 (see chart below). The most recent [...]
Last Thursday, December 7th, the Census Bureau released an annual estimate series that we data nerds await with near-bated breath--almost like a little kid waiting for Santa (yes, really...yes, we know). Anyway, those data are the 5-year estimates from the American Community Survey. What makes them so useful is that they are reported at [...]
Gwinnett County was once a smattering of predominantly white small towns, interspersed with acres of farmland. The County has however experienced significant changes over the last few decades, and is the focus of a recent article in the AJC exploring the impacts of and tensions inherent in those trends that have resulted in Gwinnett [...]
Tomorrow is Halloween, and to get you in the spirit, we've created a map showing the highest concentrations of potential trick-or-treaters. With the exception of a few neighborhoods in the central cities of Atlanta and Decatur, the areas with the highest proportion of children aged 5 to 14 years old can be found in [...]