The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) recently released county-level population forecasts that provide a fascinating glimpse of metro Atlanta’s future.
So, what will our region look like in 2040?
One thing seems clear: we will have a lot more people. ARC expects the region to add 2.5 million people, bringing the total population to 8 million.
Drilling down to the county level, the forecasts offer rich details about where these new residents will live and work and how the region’s demographics will change.
Here are some of the most interesting facts found in the forecasts: