Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
Join us March 23 at 12 pm PST for a 45 min webinar on our recent research brief, “Race, Place, and Jobs: Reducing Employment Inequality in America’s Metros.”
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto signs five executive orders aimed at preserving and expanding affordable housing in the city.
We recently added updated demographic projections through 2050 for four indicators. Check out Pamela Stephens' analysis of the trends.

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

March 8, 2017

This week’s chart highlights the racial and gender-based discrimination that continues to relegate women of color to the lower rungs of the economic system. 

Feb 27, 2017

Check out our February updates. We need your help to oppose any efforts to block access to federal geospatial data. 

February 15, 2017

Brief examines the spatial concentration of unemployment and the racial gap in unemployment in the nation’s 150 largest metropolitan regions. 

January 31, 2017

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