Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
Join us April 20 at 10 pm PST for a 1.5 webinar. Leaders from Kansas City, Philadelphia, and Wilmington share their experience implementing HUD's Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.
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.
King County leaders use air pollution data from the Atlas to make the case for more equitable climate policies in Washington state.

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 20, 2017

The New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner region's economy could have been $18 billion stronger in 2014 if its racial gaps in income had been closed. Today, we release New Orleans's equity profile, which describes demographic, economic, and health conditions in the city of New Orleans. 

March 27, 2017

Read our March updates for the latest webinars, data updates, and stories. 

March 17, 2017

On April 17, we released a health equity and inclusive growth profile that examines that state of equity in Fresno County. Racial inequities in income in Fresno County’s add up to $17 billion in lost economic output every year. 

January 31, 2017

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