Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
PolicyLink is seeking a full-time Senior Associate to join the Equitable Economy and National Equity Atlas team.
Community groups in the 10 priority communities of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation are invited to apply for this opportunity to work with the Atlas team.
Philanthropy News Digest features our latest report on the housing crisis in the Bay Area and how solving it is key to inclusive prosperity.

By 2044, the majority of Americans will be people of color. Rising diversity is a tremendous asset—if all can access the resources and opportunities they need to thrive. 

Explore the Atlas to get data on changing demographics, racial inclusion, and the economic benefits of equity—in your city, region, state, and nationwide. Begin with the U.S. Summary to explore indicators like the map below.

Percent people of color:

Rising inequality and persistent inequities prevent many low-income people and people of color from realizing their full potential—compromising the entire economy.

Begin with the U.S. Summary to access key equity indicators, like wages by race shown below.

Median hourly wage by race/ethnicity:

Inclusion is the path to a prosperous and resilient new economy. The nation’s total GDP would have been $2.1 trillion higher in 2012 with racial equity—and every region and state would be stronger with equity.

Begin with the U.S. Summary for data on the economic benefits of equity.

Actual GDP and estimated GDP with racial equity in income (billions):

What's New

April 25, 2017

We're accepting proposals from community organizations to develop data projects. Make sure to read our latest Bay Area housing report and Equity Summit recap.

April 24, 2018

Missed the Equity Summit? Watch the three main plenaries and read our recap of our pre-Summit Equity Data Institute and strategy session. 

May 1, 2018

This week’s chart examines the vast differences in educational attainment among the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in the Los Angeles metro area.

April 10, 2018

Report shows that rising rents and stagnant incomes is straining household budgets and stifling opportunity for all but the very wealthy in the nine-county Bay Area.