Immigrants (foreign-born people) as a share of the total population in 1990, 2000, 2013, and percent change of share from 1990-2013. Source: US Census & Neighborhood Change Database, tract-level. Click on "Visible Layers" on the map to view data from each decade. Click on the map to view tract-level data. Click here to view our full report on this topic.
January 28, 2016
With one in eight of its residents foreign-born, Greater New Haven has a diverse immigrant population that has contributed significantly to regional growth and development. Commissioned by The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, DataHaven analyzed the recent demographic, social, and economic impact of immigration in the region.
August 31, 2015
[Excerpt] "According to the study published this year, Connecticut has a foreign-born population of 481,880, which represents 14 percent of the state’s 3.6 million residents. There are 74,670 foreign-born people living in Greater New Haven. The figure is based on numbers from the 2008-12 American Community Survey’s five-year estimates.
May 02, 2015
[Excerpt] A positive influx of immigrants fed the rapid growth, even as the city lost native-born residents. By the latest tally, 17 percent of New Haven’s 130,000 residents are immigrants. Their origins, ages, skills, citizenship statuses, and personal stories are different, but their overall impact is clear: “The surge of immigration in recent years shows us yet again how important [immigrants are] to the growth and success of our community,” according to William W. Ginsberg, President & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.
April 17, 2015
[Excerpt] Immigrants contribute to the economic, cultural and social well-being of the Greater New Haven region. That according to a recently released report, “Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven,” issued by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, found that as of 2012, one in eight residents of the 20-town region is foreign-born, coming from all corners of the globe. About half are naturalized US citizens; the rest are legal permanent residents, legal temporary residents or undocumented immigrants.
February 22, 2015
[Excerpt] If Greater New Haven is thriving, the region’s rapidly-growing immigrant population is a key reason, according to a new research study. The report, entitled Understanding the Impact of Immigration in Greater New Haven, compiles data from federal, state and local government agencies, as well as information generated locally by DataHaven and The Community Foundation of Greater New Haven.
January 27, 2015