Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
Raleigh's News & Observer published our op-ed on the implications of temporary labor in rural North Carolina.
James Crowder of PolicyLink discusses our new report developed with Rural Forward and the NC Tax & Budget Center..
The Washington Times features our report, Boosting Economic Growth in Mississippi through Employment Equity.

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

November 1, 2018

We released an equity profile for Cincinnati, Advancing Health Equity and Inclusive Growth in Cincinnati, in partnership with the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, and Interact for Health.

July 11, 2018

This week’s chart examines the gender wage gap in the Albuquerque metropolitan region by exploring the share of workers who earn at least $15/hour. 

June 20, 2018

This report describes why employment equity in rural North Carolina is critical to the state’s economic future and lays out a policy roadmap to achieving employment equity.

May 22, 2018

Mississippi's economy could be $2.5 billion stronger each year if full employment was achieved across all gender and racial groups.