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

Special Features

Reports, maps, and infographics about special topics.

Monday Mapday: Hoards of Trick-or-Treaters in the Metro Region

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Monday Mapday, Special Features, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Metro Atlanta a National Leader in Home Loans

By | October 11th, 2017|Categories: Economy, Housing, Special Features|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We spend a lot of time analyzing data about the region’s housing market. We have examined how home prices have recovered since the Great Recession (here) and we recently looked at the growing affordability [...]

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Hotlanta: Temperature Changes 2000-2017

By | July 6th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features|

Update through June, 2017: June 2017 was the first month with a below average temperature (-0.2°F) in Atlanta since January 2016! That's 16 months in a row of above average temperatures. What led [...]

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Atlanta #1 Among Largest U.S. Metros for Over-the-Year Employment Growth in April

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Economy, Special Features|

In April 2017, nonfarm employment growth for the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) was up 3.3% over the year, placing Atlanta first among the 12 largest U.S. metros in over-the-year percent change [...]

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Travel after I-85 reopening- back to normal?

By | May 26th, 2017|Categories: Friday Factday, Special Features, Transportation|

Now that I-85 has reopened, is traffic back to normal? The May 2017 Regional Snapshot analyzes how the I-85 closure impacted travel throughout Atlanta. The charts below use INRIX travel speed data to take an updated [...]

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