Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
We recently added updated demographic projections through 2050 for four indicators. Check out Pamela Stephens' analysis of the trends.
Register for our February 15 webinar at 12-12:30 PST/3-3:30 EST sharing a live demo of our updated demographic projections to 2050.
A look at neighborhood poverty in Arizona over time highlights the importance of disaggregated local data in planning and policymaking.

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

January 31, 2017

The latest brief from the National Equity Atlas team analyzes the relationship between racial and spatial inequality in employment.

Jan 31, 2017

Check out our January updates, we are happy to share new features, upcoming webinars, and data-in-action posts.

Jan 19, 2017

The Atlas team posts a new chart from the Equity Atlas related to current events and issues. 

October 25, 2016

New CityLab article calls the Atlas "the best and most comprehensive graphic call for economic equality available today."