Look around Atlanta and you can see signs of affluence, from the ritzy condos to the high-end autos.

Of course, you don’t necessarily know what’s real and what’s being propped up with plastic credit cards.

A new study delves into the minutia that makes up so-called ‘affluence.’

And Patrick picks out some interesting information that provides insight into metro Atlanta's financially fortunate.

For the second half of By the Numbers, Patrick shares some pretty mind-boggling stats on big data.

You may want to get your calculator for this one.