Welcome to the National Equity Atlas, a comprehensive data resource to track, measure, and make the case for inclusive growth.
Learn more about the federal Opportunity Zone program and how it can be leveraged to benefit low-income residents and people of color.
This community data tool will support NMWOC in their advocacy to protect workers and take back lost wages.

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 $2.5 trillion higher in 2015 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):

By 2045, 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:

What's New

June 4, 2020

We are working hard to finalize the new Atlas system upgrade to share with you later this month, and have been partnering with other data providers to assess the unequal economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic by race, gender, nativity, and occupation. 


In order to inform equity-focused relief and recovery strategies, this report offers a comprehensive, disaggregated analysis of the labor market effects of the coronavirus in the United States and ten metro regions: Boston, Chicago, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Miami, Nashville, San Francisco, and Seattle.

The Bay Area Equity Atlas is a tool for community leaders seeking to create a more equitable, sustainable, and resilient region. Robust, disaggregated data is critical to informing action strategies for equitable growth. 

This report explored broad trends in the U.S. economy—such as the decline of traditional manufacturing, the growth of high-tech industries, and the rapid expansion of low-wage service jobs—and how they occur unevenly across the nation’s largest metro areas.