Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
This updated profile finds that closing racial gaps in income could boost the regional economy by $138 billion.
View our data profile and policy brief charting equitable growth strategies, produced in partnership with Open Buffalo.
This profile describes demographic transformation and performance on a series of equity indicators in the city of Farmington, New Mexico.
This profile describes demographic, economic, and health conditions in the city of Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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

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July 26, 2017

This profile was developed to help The San Francisco Foundation effectively address equity issues through its grantmaking for a more integrated and sustainable region.

July 24, 2017

We released five new equity profiles, the All-In Cities toolkit, and hosted a convening on how data tools can drive community action.

July 10, 2017

On July 10, the Atlas team and Ecotrust hosted a convening in Portland focused on how data tools like the Atlas can power community action towards health equity. 

June 20, 2017

Although there has been no real increase in the median hourly wage in St. Louis since 1990, the Black-White wage gap as doubled.