Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
PolicyLink is seeking a Senior Associate to join the National Equity Atlas team in our Oakland office.
This data will inform the city's new Office of Equity and Inclusion's racial and economic equity agenda.
Our renter data helped advocates prevent Louisiana from preempting local inclusionary zoning policies.

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

July 3, 2018

Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA) used our “When Renters Rise, Cities Thrive” fact sheets to help secure two policy wins. Read our update to learn more.

June 20, 2018

This week’s chart examines the importance of addressing racial inequities in car ownership in the Omaha region. 

June 19, 2018

Released by the City of Albuquerque, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and community partners, the data will inform the agenda of the city's new Office of Equity and Inclusion.

June 6, 2018

Our updated analysis for the Omaha-Council Bluffs Region finds that closing racial gaps in income could have boosted the regional economy by nearly $4.8 billion in 2015.