The Atlanta Braves have played in Atlanta since 1966, but now they’re moving out to the city’s northern suburbs. Look at maps to find out why.
Incomes & Spending
Posts about data on income, poverty, federal tax returns, economic mobility, location affordability, area median income, low mod, bankruptcy & more.
A timely new dataset about economic mobility is now up on PolicyMap.
In a recent study from the Brookings Institution, fellows Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube ask the question, “What’s driving the rapid rise of poverty in the suburbs?” Looking at population growth during the last decade, Census data shows that the total number of poor residents living in the suburbs surpassed the number living in the […]
Food industry employees are notoriously underpaid. Service workers who receive tips are often paid below the minimum wage, with the expectation that the difference will be made up in tips.
While there is no one way to measure economic advancement or equality, people interested in data related to poverty can find a number of helpful indicators in PolicyMap’s Money & Income tab.