Special Features 2016-12-08T15:24:47+00:00

Special Features

Reports, maps, and infographics about special topics.

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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Special Feature: Opioid Overdose Deaths Rise in Metro Region

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Other Demographics, Public Health, Special Features|

The next Regional Snapshot, coming out very soon, will examine Public Health in the Metro Region.  On that theme, this Special Feature post will focus on one of the more prominent public health issues [...]

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