Metro Atlanta To Add 2.9M People By 2050 and Grow More Diverse, ARC Forecasts Show
By Paul Donsky
A glance out the window is all you need to know the Atlanta region is growing fast. Cranes are busy throwing up the next high rise, businesses are expanding, and moving trucks are frequent sights on the roads.
And according to the region’s latest long-range forecast, the growth will continue, in a big way.
By 2050, we’ll have 2.9 million new neighbors, and a total population of 8.6 million. To put the growth in perspective, it’s as if all of metro Denver will move to the Atlanta region over the next 30 years. Well, minus the skis. Read on.