A massive demographic shift is happening all over Georgia, with white populations in most counties expected to become the minority - fewer than 50 percent of residents - within the next decades. With the RE:Race project, the AJC has created a new team to explore the imlpications of this shift.
This map shows the racial breakdown of Georgia county populations by year beginning in 1990 and projected through 2050. Click the "Play" button to watch an animated year-to-year progression, or use the slider to move to a speific year. Hover over or tap on a county to see its racial breakdown for the selected year. Projections, provided by Woods & Poole Economics, Inc., are based on historical birth, death and migration data, as well as projected economic conditions.