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A year’s worth of pandemic effects: The Small Business Pulse Survey’s final data release

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Data Diversions, Economy|Tags: |

What can data from the Small Business Pulse survey tell us about how Atlanta's businesses fared and what they expect in the near future? This blog post explores a few findings from the final data from the Small Business Pulse Survey.

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Senior Sentiments from Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

By |May 26th, 2021|Categories: Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Public Health|Tags: , |

To wind up Older Americans Month, we take a look at results for the senior cohorts from the 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks survey. Focal areas are: the biggest problem for the region, COVID-19 impacts, race relations, and police reform.

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The Long History of Low-Wage, High-Risk Work

By |May 19th, 2021|Categories: Data Diversions, Equity|

150 years ago, Atlanta's washerwomen launched a strike against unsafe working conditions. Today, the housekeeping sector remains female-dominated and underpaid, with workers facing renewed health concerns.

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Two Decades of Changing Senior Cohorts: A Dashboard Dive

By |May 12th, 2021|Categories: Age and Generations, Data Diversions, Population, Race and Diversity|Tags: , |

Introducing a new dashboard that visualizes change (total and by race/ ethnicity) over the last 20 years for regional and county 65+ and 75+ populations.

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COVID-19’s Toll on Older Atlantans

By |May 10th, 2021|Categories: Age and Generations, COVID-19, Data Diversions|

What has the magnitude of COVID-19 hospitalization and loss looked like in the Atlanta area? This post considers cases, hospitalizations and deaths from the inception of COVID-19 in Georgia through April 2021 and compares the numbers to the 10-county's 2019 population.

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A Portion of 2020 Census Data

By |April 27th, 2021|Categories: Data Diversions, Equity, Population|Tags: , |

The first data is out (finally) from the 2020 Census! Apportionment data and overall State resident counts have now been released. Data for Georgia reveal slow but steady growth, yielding no change in Congressional Representation but giving us the 8th state rank in population (up from 9th in 2010).

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