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Special Features

Reports, maps, and infographics about special topics.

Special Feature: Examining wage gaps by race and ethnicity

By |May 31st, 2019|Categories: Economic Development, Equity, Friday Factday, Special Features, Uncategorized|

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.

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Housing Affordability Special Feature: High-Income Renter Households Up 163% from 2007

By |September 12th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Housing, Special Features|

Housing affordability is one of the most pressing issues facing the region.  With an increase in people moving to the region looking for a place to live, the supply of housing has not kept [...]

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Special Feature: Highways, Urban Renewal, and Patterns in the Built Environment

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Housing, Race and Diversity, Special Features, Transportation|

The story map below represents the capstone work of Matt Leonard, a recent graduate of the MS-Geographic Information Science & Technology (GIST) program at Georgia Tech and Research & Analytics Intern at the Atlanta [...]

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Equity Special Feature: Neighborhood-level Health Data Available for 500 Largest U.S. Cities

By |July 21st, 2018|Categories: Equity Series, Public Health|

When it comes to quality of life and lifespan, the argument gaining a lot of traction these days is that a person's zip code matters more than their genetic code.  This argument is bolstered [...]

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Equity Special Feature: Childhood Poverty Rates in Urban and Rural Georgia are Roughly Equal

By |June 7th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Economy, Equity Series, Other Demographics, Special Features|

In light of shifting demographics, economic disparities, and notions related to identity, rural/urban comparisons have become a commonly-used lens for making sense of complicated issues facing our state and country.  However, despite the widespread [...]

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