• Hey, Gloomy Gus: City Sees Better Days Ahead

    New Haven Independent    January 21, 2013

    [Excerpt] We New Haveners tend to mistrust neighbors and fear walking at night more than our suburban neighbors do. But we’re more optimistic about our kids’ futures.… Read More

  • [Excerpt] Mark Abraham, executive director of DataHaven in New Haven, said tens of thousands of people visit New Haven every day and 28,000 more commute here to work. Also, despite having 80,000 jobs within its borders, many New Haven residents go elsewhere for jobs, as others stream in. New Haven also had a 5 percent increase in population between 2000 and 2010.… Read More

  • New Haven crime real, danger ranking is not

    New Haven Register    June 3, 2011

    [Excerpt] As a municipality, New Haven is highly unusual: Despite being home to 80,000 jobs, it is so small in land area that most of its working residents are employed in other towns, and vice versa.   When comparing places, good researchers define a city not as a municipality, but as the place where, by standard methodology, the majority of people live, work and shop. This can be done by neighborhood, by commuting radius or by employment area, allowing researchers to standardize comparisons.  … Read More

  • [Excerpt] Today, the Census Bureau began releasing local-level Connecticut data from the 2010 Census. You may refer to the DataHaven Knowledge Center for a file showing the population growth in Connecticut's counties and largest cities. DataHaven also has a number of resources related to the 2010 Census, including more documents and interactive map-based visualizations, on this page (a newer web browser may be required to see the maps). Visualizations by race and ethnic group for Connecticut Census data can be seen here.… Read More

  • More Latinos, Fewer Whites And Blacks

    New Haven Independent    February 10, 2011

    [Excerpt] New Haven non-profit Data Haven has been crunching the numbers and coming up with some interesting stats about demographic changes in the Elm City. See their analysis here. See their interactive maps here and here.… Read More

  • Valley Street Ready To “Connect”

    New Haven Independent    January 21, 2011

    [Excerpt] The issue of street safety and connectivity came to the fore in another part of Wednesday night’s meeting: a discussion of a quality-of-life survey that Doug Hausladen (pictured) and Mark Abraham devised.… Read More

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